Melbourne Film Festival

Opening Date: 
January 03, 2019
Earlybird Deadline: 
November 03, 2020
Regular Deadline: 
January 03, 2021
Late Deadline: 
May 03, 2021
Extended Deadline: 
September 03, 2021
Notification Date: 
September 20, 2021
Event Date: 
October 02, 2021 to October 03, 2021
Festival Description: 
Melbourne Film Festival
To present a celebratory event with an outstanding screening program of the best of new international cinema along with special retrospectives and tributes. To challenge and reveal discoveries in cinematic language.
Awards & Prizes: 
Best Narrative Feature
Best Narrative Short
Best Doc Feature
Best Doc Short
Best Animation
Best Music Video
Best Student Film
Best Experimental
Best International
Best Script
Best Director
Best Cinematography
The Melbourne Film Festival is a cutting edge premiere showcase for Independent cinema in the Southern Hemisphere. The festival focuses on both Australian and International cinema.
Rules & Terms: 
Melbourne Film Festival
MFF does accept submission of Works in Progress (WIPs)
Festival programmers select and invite all films presented at MFF.
If the film is selected to screen at MFF it must be made available in one of the following formats:
– DCP (DCI Compliant)
If you are unable to supply the film on one the above formats, MIFF may be able to create a DCI Compliant DCP for you at an additional cost. 
MFF abides not to hold any more than four (4) screenings of any submitted film.
MIFF’s selection decisions are final and no correspondence will be entered into. We do not provide critical analysis or feedback.
MFF will only insure prints/DCPs of Films invited to the Festival and for which any invitation has been formally accepted, for the duration of the Film’s stay in Australia and during transit to the Festival.
Please note that MFF will not pay any rental or screening fees for submitted films. If you are using a third-party distribution or sales agency to send your Film to МFF, you are responsible for any fees they charge and MFF shall have no liability in respect of such fees.agency to send your Film to MFF, you are responsible for any fees they charge and MFF shall have no liability in respect of such fees.
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Festival Organizers: 
Daniel Jackson (Director)
Festival Contact Information: 
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