• MIFF 37ºSouth Market

    A selective event for producers to pitch their script-stage screen projects to potential financiers, the Market also includes screenings for buyers, modules for publishers and IP owners pitching to producers their manuscripts/creative assets for potential screen adaptations, and writers pitching their screenplays to producers, plus panel discussions.

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  • MIFF Premiere Fund

    Providing funds to assist the production of new quality Australian films with “Stories That Need Telling” which then premiere at MIFF, films supported by the Premiere Fund have been selected for Berlin, Cannes, London, Rotterdam, Sundance and Toronto film festivals and include Balibo, Bran Nue Dae, Buoyancy, Electric Boogaloo, H is for Happiness, Paper Planes, and The Turning.

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  • MIFF Accelerator Lab

    A selective talent development workshop nurturing the top screen directors of tomorrow, the Lab’s alumni includes the directors of 52 Tuesdays, Animal Kingdom, Babyteeth, Buoyancy, H is for Happiness, Hounds of Love, JoJo Rabbit, Judy & Punch, Relic and Snowtown.

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Supported by the Victorian State Government, the Industry Office of the Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF) runs: 37ºSouth Market to facilitate screen content acquisition, development, and financing; Accelerator Lab to nurture emerging directors; and the Premiere Fund to support co-commissioning Australian “stories that need telling” which will premiere at MIFFMIFF Industry also offers a number of open-to-the-public ticketed events, which have included: Behind the Scenes craft classes; Illustrated Film Culture Talks; Script & Story Seminars; and other Special Events.

Click here for press article providing MIFF Industry activities overview.