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 discussion with several of the film's directors around the topic of Fashion Film as a genre and the ongoing negotiation between art and fashion.
In discussion will be Georgina Solomon, Henry Thong and Helen Clemens.
Presented by RUSSH. Supported by Val Morgan. Screening partners: ACMI, The Astor, Cinema Nova.
Films screening in this session
Recognition, Dir. Helen Clemens, 2018, 3 min
First Peoples Fashion Film featuring five designers from Victoria.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.