Queensland Film Festival stands out from the local film festival landscape through its short film programming, which is concise and well considered.
Melbourne International Film Festival starts this week and our contributors are here to give you their picks for what looks to be the best of the fest.
Alexandra Heller-Nicholas pens a love letter to the work of filmmakers Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead, whose latest film THE ENDLESS screened at Queensland Film Festival.
We wrap up our extensive coverage of the 2017 Sydney Film Festival with some awards and a handy indexed list of our interviews and reviews.
Queensland Film Festival and the Institute of Modern Art (IMA), in Queensland’s Fortitude Valley, have partnered to screen a series of experimental film programs in 2017. The IMA, an independent arts centre established in the mid-1970s, was a venue for the inaugural Queensland Film Festival in 2015. All three of the announced programs are concerned
In our annual Staff Picks piece we dive deep into the Sydney Film Festival program, offering up an eclectic array of films that we think you should seek out in early June.
Alexandra Heller Nicholas speaks to Samm Deighan, Kat Ellinger, and Alison Nastasi about Jean Rollin’s almost sacred oeuvre, discussing their reflections on their own experiences in relating to the director’s work as both women, cult film fans, and critics.
Queensland Film Festival and the Institute of Modern Art have partnered to screen a series of experimental film programs in 2017. In this feature piece, Phoebe Chen and Conor Bateman write on films featured in the first two of the programs, Sheltering Island and Speleogenesis.
In this feature piece Jessica McGoff writes on the state of video essay criticism, which often neglects to consider in depth the impact that house rules of platforms and publications have on the work of video essayists.
2016 proved to be a turbulent year for video essayists. In this feature piece Conor Bateman writes about the impact social media has had on the form.