Forty of the exhibitors are organised byShunde Furniture Association which had a rewarding debut at MIFF
The Victorian Coalition Government has funded a program through the State Budget that will deliver four stand-alone regional weekends and the screening of high-profile MIFF
Premiere Fund films.
The new Effective Communication team members Miff
Riley, left, and Katherine Williams-Davies
Maitham has been very lucky in that he has a number of talented friends and family he can call on to act in his films, including Layth, who starred in Raneen and won best actor at MIFF
despite it being his first film.
jury chief Sharmila Tagore -- mother of Saif Ali Khan -- hoped that the Omani film industry would grow from strength to strength.
Ian Wardle, who handled Jimmy Miff
throughout a career that brought 21 victories and 50 places from 161 starts, said: "He really put me on the map as a trainer and I owe a great deal to him.
2009 invites you to "immerse yourself in film.
For the first time, state agency Malaysian Timber Council has teamed up with MIFF
and China-based Malaysian designer Philip Yap to present a showcase called "Designing with Malaysian Hardwood - Collection Number 1," featuring contemporary living and bedroom sets made of Sepetir, a light golden brown tropical hardwood, at PWTC.
Former Bond Sir Roger Moore has accepted an invitation to attend the MIFF
Chairman, Dr Khalid Al Zadjali, who has the honour of making Oman's first ever feature film Boom, was quoted, as saying: "This movie's entry is ground-breaking as far as the nascent cinema industry in Oman is concerned.
is also in talks with filmmakers from around the world who would like to premiere their films at the festival in March.
The Gazette editorial had a rather poignant last sentence, "but it's people such as Miff
who helped build the Tees Valley's strong industrial roots - and the part they played should always be remembered".