Woodstock legend to rock Melbourne Documentary Film Festival

The Melbourne Documentary Film Festival will play host to one of the most memorable figures of Woodstock ‘69 in the lead-up to the iconic festival’s fiftieth anniversary. Lighting designer and M.C. Chip Monck is perhaps best known for his role in one of the most successful documentaries of all time – Woodstock, where he made…

The Melbourne Documentary Film Festival program has launched

From 19th – 30th July 2019 Melbourne Documentary Film Festival will profile an eclectic, diverse and wide ranging collection of documentaries from both Australia and abroad. The final selection is an uncompromising, award-winning and challenging slate of documentaries from the world’s very best film festivals. Nearly half of the Melbourne Documentary Film Festival’s total schedule…

Focus on MDFF #3: China’s 3Dreams

“These searing comments, delivered frankly on camera, are ones that the current political authorities lack the vocabularies or intellectual framework to deal with.” Professor Kerry Brown, Kings College London, Team Leader Europe China Research & Advice Network. World Policy Journal, New York: How did you get these people to speak so candidly? How did you…

Focus on MDFF #2: Tunnel Vision

Director Ivan Hexter writes exclusively for Cinema Australia about his documentary, Tunnel Vision which is screening at this year’s Melbourne Documentary Film Festival. Article Written by DP Ivan Hexter Documentaries are usually created by filmmakers who fully embrace their subjects. They are driven by a passion to tell a story about someone or something that…

Melbourne Documentary Film Festival is calling for your entries!

Welcome to the Melbourne Documentary Film Festival’s (MDFF) inaugural year, Melbourne’s only distinct documentary film festival. MDFF’s mission is to discover and promote independent Australian documentaries as well as, showcase the best international documentaries from around the world to Melbourne audiences. MDFF provides a public forum and supportive platform to allow emerging filmmakers to showcase…