Michael Gudinski Movie To Premiere At Melbourne International Film Festival - Noise11.com
Michael Gudinski celebrates 40 years of Mushroom, Photo Ros O'Gorman

Michael Gudinski celebrates 40 years of Mushroom, Photo Ros O'Gorman

Michael Gudinski Movie To Premiere At Melbourne International Film Festival

by Paul Cashmere on May 23, 2023

in News,Noise Pro

The documentary about Mushroom founder Michael Gudinski will have its world premiere at MIFF (Melbourne International Film Festival) in August.

‘Ego: The Michael Gudinski Story’ will screen for the first time at the Gala opening of Music on Film for MIFF 2023 on 10 August 2023.

Featuring interviews with Kylie Minogue, Dave Grohl, Sting, Ed Sheeran, Bruce Springsteen, Billy Joel and Jimmy Barnes, Ego: The Michael Gudinski Story is a uniquely Australian tribute to a much-loved industry legend and the musical history he helped shape.

Director Paul Goldman said of the film’s World Premiere at MIFF: “I and the whole creative team around Ego: The Michael Gudinski Story, are very excited and honoured to be premiering the documentary at MIFF this year. Michael Gudinski was an immensely proud and passionate Melbournian. His fierce love affair with all things Melbourne was legendary, one of the deeply important and personal things in his life. Especially putting the Melbourne music scene and Australian artists on the map, both here and overseas.

MIFF has played a significant part in my film-making life. It’s a festival I’ve cherished since I first attended in the early 80s. And I’ve had two films close the festival (Australian Rules, 2002 and Suburban Mayhem, 2006) so bringing this film to my hometown, putting it in front of a Melbourne audience, having our World Premiere at MIFF, is enormously gratifying for all of us involved in making this documentary. Michael would love it. I can hear him getting very loud and excited!”

Pre-sale tickets for the Opening Night and Music on Film Gala will be available to MIFF Members from 8.00am AEDT Tuesday 23 May.

General public sales open at 10am AEDT on Thursday 25 May via miff.com.au.

Stay updated with your free Noise11.com daily music news email alert. Subscribe to Noise11 Music News here

Be the first to see NOISE.com’s newest interviews and special features on YOUTUBE and updated regularly. See things first SUBSCRIBE here: Noise11 on YouTube SUBSCRIBE

Noise11.com

Follow Noise11 on Social Media

Noise11 on Instagram

You’ll discover music news first following Noise11 on Twitter

Comment on the news of the day, join Noise11 on Facebook

Related Posts

The Beatles Requests
The Beatles Played First Australian Show In Adelaide 60 Years Ago On 12 June 1964

The Beatles played their first Australian show in Adelaide on 12 June 1964 and keep in mind this was just 15 months after their first record was released in Australia.

18 hours ago
Confidence Man Press Shot (Credit Julian Buchan)
Confidence Man To Return To Australia in October

Brisbane’s London based Confidence Man will return home to Australia for the ‘3AM (La La La) tour in October and November.

1 day ago
The Saints
Ed Kuepper And Ivor Hay Reform The Saints With Members of Mudhoney, Sunnyboys and Bad Seeds

The Saints founding members Ed Kuepper and Ivor Hay will reform the band for an Australian tour in November.

1 day ago
Xavier Rudd
Xavier Rudd To Play Live At The Gardens

Xavier Rudd will perform at Melbourne’s new Live At The Gardens at the Royal Botanic Gardens in November.

1 day ago
Cold Chisel photo by Ros O'Gorman
Cold Chisel Add Six More Shows To The Big Five-O Tour

After selling out 16 shows last week Cold Chisel have announced six for shows The Big Five-O 50th anniversary tour.

1 day ago
King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard
King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard To Play European Residencies In 2025

King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard will play three shows each in Portugal, Lithuania, Spain, Greece and Bulgaria in 2025.

2 days ago
Casey Barnes
Ridin’ Hearts Festival Announced For November

The Country Music Festival for the city, Ridin’ Hearts, is on for Sydney and Melbourne in November.

2 days ago