MIFF Premiere Fund

The Premiere Fund provides co-financing to assist the production of new quality Australian feature films (narrative-drama and documentaries) which then premiere at MIFF. Films supported by the Premiere Fund are “Stories That Need Telling” and have been selected for Berlin, Cannes, London, Rotterdam, Sundance and Toronto film festival and include Balibo, Bran Nue Dae, Buoyancy, Electric Boogaloo, H is for Happiness, Nitram, Of an Age, Paper Planes, Putuparri & the Rainmakers, Shayda, These Final Hours, The Song Keepers, The Turning, and This is Going to be Big.

As a strategic minority co-financier of a range of films, the Fund deepens MIFF’s relationship with filmmaking talent and builds a pipeline of quality Australian content for the festival. Now in its second decade, the Premiere Fund has a proud history of assisting the telling of a diverse range of stories from a diverse range of talent and voices; view the Premiere Fund highlights clip here.

Key milestones include: