• 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 the following selective programs to benefit Australia/NZ screen production practitioners: content financing event 37ºSouth Market; emerging director clinic Accelerator Lab; and the Premiere Fund. The Office also offers a number of open-to-the-public ticketed events, which have included Script & Story Seminars, Acting Workshops, Illustrated Film Culture Talks, and Behind the Scenes craft panels.
For a press article providing overviews on the Industry programs, see here.