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Cinema 1
Best of The Next:
International Graduate Festival

3.30pm BOTN 1: RCA 2010 Showcase 15+
4.30pm BOTN 2: International Program 15+
5.30pm BOTN 3: International Program 15+
6.30pm BOTN 4: Australian 15+

Cinema 2
7.00pm MIAF Opening Night Gala Screening 18+

Festival Club: 5.00pm - 10.00pm
6.30pm Installation Collection all ages (FREE)
Cinema 1
5.15pm Animation 101: Pause Fest -
Future Vision
6.30pm Focus On Poland 1 18+
8.15pm New York Who’s Who 18+
Cinema 2
6.15pm International Program 1 18+
8.00pm SIGGRAPH Highlights,
presented by RMIT

Festival Club: 5.00pm - 10.00pm
6.30pm Music Video Program all ages
Studio 1
5.00pm Panorama 1 18+
6.00pm Panorama 2 18+
7.00pm Panorama 3 18+
8.00pm Panorama 4: Australian 18+
Cinema 1
5.15pm Animation 102: Gaming Culture In Animation 18+
6.15pm Focus On Poland 2 18+
8.00pm International Program 6: Abstract 18+

Festival Club: 5.00pm - 10.00pm
Cinema 1
5.15pm Animation 103: Making a Cut-out Film,
My Good Half - a work in progress
6.00pm Supinfocom: Le Lab d’Images Project 18+
7.00pm Careers in Animation Forum,
presented by Holmesglen
(all ages) (FREE)
8.30pm RCA 25th Anniversary Retrospective 18+
Cinema 2
6.15pm International Program 2 18+
8.00pm International Program 7: Long Shorts 18+

Festival Club: 5.00pm - 10.00pm
Cinema 1

5.15pm Animation 104: Multi-platforms, Animation In All The Right Places 18+
6.15pm UPA 1: The UPA Style (all ages)
7.45pm The Animate Collection - UK 18+
Cinema 2
6.00pm International Program 8:
Supinfocom Is Back
8.00pm International Program 3 18+

Festival Club: 12.00pm - 11.00pm
Cinema 1

11.30am Kids Program (all ages)
3.00pm International Program 1 (Repeat) 18+
4.30pm International Program 2 (Repeat) 18+
6.00pm Six Pack Film Tribute Program 18+
7.30pm UPA 2: The Story Of UPA
& The Classics
(all ages)
9.00pm Focus on Poland 3 18+
Cinema 2
2.00pm Mister Magoo Collection (all ages)
3.15pm Sky Song (Mati Kutt, Estonia) 18+
4.15pm Australian Showcase 18+
6.15pm International Program 4 18+
7.45pm International Program 5 18+
9.30pm Late Night Bizarre 18+

Festival Club: 4.00pm - 10.00pm
Cinema 1

3.00pm International Program 3 (Repeat) 18+
4.30pm International Program 4 (Repeat) 18+
6.00pm International Program 5 (Repeat) 18+
Cinema 2
4.00pm Technique Focus: Cut-Outs 18+
5.30pm Feature: “Good Bye Mister Christie”
(Phil Mulloy, UK)
8.00pm Best Of The Fest 18+
10.00pm Best Of The Fest (Repeat) 18+

* programs and times are subject to change


Admission is restricted to 18+, except where noted:

> BOTN 1: RCA 2010 Showcase 15+
> BOTN 2: International Program 15+
> BOTN 3: International Program 15+
> BOTN 4: Australian 15+
> SIGGRAPH Highlights, presented by RMIT 15+
> Careers Forum,
presented by Holmesglen
(all ages)
> UPA 1: The UPA Style (all ages)
> Kids Program (all ages)
> UPA 2: The Story Of UPA &
The Classics
(all ages)
> Mister Magoo Collection (all ages)

Film classification regulations in Australia require all films to either be formally classified OR restricted to an audience of 18 years of age and over. Like most festivals, we do not have the resources to classify films, and it is for this reason alone that we are not able to admit any person under the age of 18 years to the main MIAF screenings.

wednesday 22 june, 8.00pm
(unclassified 18+)

Press + | Benjamin Ducroz

A collection of in-competition, recently released films focusing entirely on abstract and experimental animation. Outstanding examples of non-narrative, highly imaginative cinematic art and some of the most intriguing, challenging and rewarding films in competition.

Also see
> sixpackfilm Tribute, Saturday 25 June, 6.00pm
> Installation Collection, Tuesday 21 June, 6.30pm in the Club
> Australian Film Album


Time Ripples In Sense World
Director/Producer: Paul Fletcher

Australia, 7'00, 2011
Sense implies its opposite. You are here. Enjoy the spectacle before the inevitable farewells and next departure.

Music Box
Director: Dylan Ladds
Producer: Rhode Island School of Design

USA, 3'44, 2010
A unique, physical exploration of tactile, visual and aural space using imprints and impressions of all manner of cogs, wheels and other industrial minutiae.

Press +
Director/Producer: Benjamin Ducroz

Australia, 1'30, 2009
A constantly evolving network of forms and shapes eternally locked into a rolling chain of little ‘Big Bangs’.
Also see: Australian Showcase
Machination 84

Austria, 5'43, 2010
If Viking Eggeling had been able to re-do Symphonie Diagonale in high definition and 16:9 format 85 years after it premiered, the result might look something like this.
Director/Producer: Lindsay Cox

Australia, 4'04, 2010
Rolling colours and sounds are pushed together in a stop-motion animation exploring the possibilities of a rotating two dimensional set.

Austria, 5'00, 2008
Dextro's compositional frameworks are seldom equalled. Once unravelled, they operate with elegant simplicity and offer the key to unlocking a truly limitless set of possibilities.
Ancient Alien Circus
Director/Producer: Neely Goniodsky

Canada, 1'42, 2010
An absorbing, always changing deconstructive ride through the cumulative building blocks of an urban environment.
Director/Producer: Malcolm Sutherland

Canada, 4'00, 2010
A deceptively simple floaty universe of revolving planetoids and waltzing amoebae.
Seattle Solstice
Director/Producer: Caryn Cline

USA, 2'40, 2008
An optical print of hand-made 16mm film-frames using a collection of fauna to map the Seattle landscape as the year passes.
Director/Producer: Mirai Mizue

Japan, 4'45, 2009
Geometry never looked so good. A visual cacophony of intersections and forever-lengthening perspectives.
Director/Producer: Felix Dufour-Laperriere

Canada, 5'40, 2009
A masculine noun and a shortened form of striptease. From ‘strip’: to remove, to take away; and ‘tease’: to entice, to tempt. And then all this in plural.
As Above, So Below
Director: Elise Simard

Canada, 1'44, 2009
A colourful homage to pioneering Canadian artist Alexandra Luke, one of the founders of the early 1950s Painters Eleven movement.
An Abstract Day
Director/Producer: Oerd van Cuijlenborg

Holland, 5'36, 2010
An abstract visual story told in sound. We witness a day in the life of a couple, who fight, make love and escape the hot and crowded city.
The Yarwood Trail
Director: Richard Reeves
Producer: Toronto Animated Image Society

Canada, 3'58, 2009
A richly coloured, direct-to-film immersion of texture, light and shapes.
Director: Marv Newland
Producer: Martin Rose

Canada, 7’13, 2011
A sudden change of style for one of our favourite animators. Marv Newland goes abstract and we love every second of it.
Fiesta Brava
Director/Producer: Steven Woloshen

Canada, 3'26, 2011
The crazy cattle stampedes on the streets of Pamplona have ended. Now, the bulls are throwing the world's biggest party.
Inner View
Director/Producer: Patrick Jenkins

Canada, 2'00, 2009
A paint-on-glass, animated homage to Canadian artist Kazuo Nakamura.


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