Richard Moore will be thenext programmer of the Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF), replacingJames Hewison as executive director from September.
He has been a documentaryfilmmaker and was an executive producer on arts-based programming for nationalbroadcaster the ABC in the five years up to 2004.
"It is a fantasticopportunity to head up
Hewison's last festivalstarts on July 26 and runs until August 13. He joins the Australian FilmInstitute (AFI) as chief executive once
Her most recent high-profileevent for ACMI was 'Stanley Kubrick: Inside the Mind of a Visionary Filmmaker'.She also programmed the AFI for five years and Melbourne Cinematheque for sevenyears.