In this podcast, Eliorah introduces her doctoral research which proposes to explore the barriers and enablers for Pacific filmmakers in the region. The study seeks to gain a better understanding of the contemporary status of film-making in the Pacific, available film-making infrastructure, and the potential capacity to develop a workforce to support and sustain a film industry.
About the Speaker
Eliorah Malifa is co-Director of Pasifika Film Fest and current Director of Colourfest. Her focus is on film and creative industries in the Pacific. She also holds a Master of Media Arts and Production from the University of Technology, Sydney; and a Bachelor Arts (Hons) in English Literature with a focus on the Pacific, from Victoria University of Wellington. Previously, Eliorah has worked in arts production, coordinating the Australian delegation to the 11th Festival of Pacific Arts. Eliorah is the Australian representative to Pacific Islanders in Film and Television