VAMFF & RUSSH present

Fashion Film Award Screening + Discussion

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Presented by Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival (VAMFF) and RUSSH Magazine, The Fashion Film Awards are the longest-running and leading platform in Australia for the exposure and recognition of creative talent in the local and global fashion industries. 

Join us for a screening of the award-winning fashion films for 2019, followed by a video interview with the director Kathryn Ferguson, Fashion Film Research Fellow at London College of Fashion and a panel discussion with Australian filmmakers Helen Clemens, Henry Thong and Georgina Solomon hosted by James Nolen, Film Programmer at ACMI.

Presented by RUSSH. Supported by Val Morgan. Screening partners: ACMI, The Astor, Cinema Nova. 

Films screening in this session

Pastel Lake, Dir. Georgina Solomon, 2018, 2 min

This film is a jovial look back in time by two endearing ladies reminiscing on the past.

The Performers Act III: Charlie Heaton, Dir. Albert Moya, 2018, 4 min

On a bed of flowers, we discover English actor and Stranger Things star Charlie Heaton while he narrates passages out of Patti Smith's autobiography.

IRVRSBL, Dir. Ramon Watkins, 2018, 1 min

This short piece is an ode to the heady days of the early 90s, where frivolity, glamour and pounding house music were in heavy supply.

Be Ready, Dir. Giacomo Boeri and Matteo Grimaldi, 2018, 2 min

Be Ready sees Ukrainian model Nastya Timos determined to be in top shape for the upcoming Milanese fashion season.

Gotta Be Bonds, Dir. Gracie Otto, 2018, 1 min

A day in the life of Cold Springs where watch the inhabitants of this remote little town as they go about their day.

Makers Who Inspire: Paul Vasileff, Dir. Henry Thong, 2018, 6 min

A moving and inspiring portrait documentary profiling internationally-renowned designer Paul Vasileff.

Zoofari, Dir. Ribal Hosn, 2018, 1 min

An experimental piece playing with ideas of conservation, nature, and the Australian landscape and how it all maps on to us as individuals.

The Postman Dreams 2, Dir. Autumn de Wilde, 2018, 8 min

Comprised of two stories and eight films in total, the dreamy films follow The Postman (Elijah Wood) as he attempts to deliver the Prada Galleria bag to fashion influencers and their great delight.

Recognition, Dir. Helen Clemens, 2018, 3 min

First Peoples Fashion Film featuring five designers from Victoria.

The Greatest Luxury, Dir. Kathryn Ferguson, 2018, 5 min

A short film which explores the concept of luxury from the singular point of view of contributors from diverse creative universes.