Writer David Nicholls to attend Australian premiere of Patrick Melrose during Series Mania

June 29, 2018

BBC First are proud to announce in partnership with ACMI and Film Victoria that three-time BAFTA nominated screenwriter David Nicholls will attend the Australian premiere of his acclaimed new TV series Patrick Melrose at this years upcoming Series Mania Melbourne event.... Continue Reading

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A Virtual Reality exhibition is coming to ACMI this month

September 8, 2017

Prehistoric VR, a new virtual reality experience, will open at ACMI in Melbourne later this month. Introduced  by one of Australia’s most innovative performing arts companies Erth Visual & Physical Inc, the exhibition will open on Saturday 23 September and run until the 8 October 2017.... Continue Reading

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ACMI announces celebration of Japanese animation company Studio Ghibli in August

July 18, 2017

A month-long film season dedicated to the studio behind some of the most beloved Japanese animations will be screening at ACMI from August.... Continue Reading

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Breaking Bad creator Vince Gilligan to headline ACMI’s Series Mania

July 6, 2017

The Australian debut of the prestigious television festival Series Mania will be coming to ACMI in Melbourne later this month, with special guest Vince Gilligan (Breaking Bad, Better Call Saul) to headline the festival.... Continue Reading

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Harvie Krumpet Oscar winner Adam Elliot to join the Aardman co-founders at ACMI Wallace & Gromit exhibition

June 22, 2017

Animation aficionados are in for a treat this Winter with ACMI’s film season as it coincides with the exclusive-to-Melbourne exhibition Wallace & Gromit and Friends: The Magic of Aardman.... Continue Reading

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The Co-Founders of Aardman Animations are coming to Melbourne to celebrate their 40 year anniversary

May 3, 2017

Melbourne is going to be the recipient of something truly special come June, as Peter Lord and David Sproxton of Aardman Animations (Wallace & Gromit, Shaun the Sheep & Chicken Run)  present a range of events and workshops at ACMI (Australian Centre for the Moving Image).... Continue Reading

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Film Review: Kelly Reichardt’s Wendy & Lucy (USA, 2008) is a sleepy character study about a homeless woman & her dog

April 20, 2017

Wendy & Lucy is a film that could be renamed “A Street Dog Named Lucy.” I tells the story of a homeless and nomadic American woman and her faithful companion, a dog named Lucy. The story is a slow character study that is lacking in characterisation, drama and detail.... Continue Reading

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David Stratton to present a 10 film retrospective on Akira Kurosawa at the Sydney Film Festival

April 12, 2017

The Sydney Film Festival, Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI), the National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA) and The Japan Foundation have announced that David Stratton (much beloved co-host of ABC’s former critic show At the Movies) will present a program of 10 essential films directed by the great Japanese filmmaker Akira Kurosawa. ... Continue Reading

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ACMI and Golden Age Cinema to exclusively screen Kelly Reichardt’s Certain Women

April 7, 2017

Director Kelly Reichardt‘s (Meek’s Cutoff) award-winning latest release Certain Women, starring Michelle Williams, Laura Dern and Kristen Stewart, will be exclusively screening at selected venues later this month.... Continue Reading

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International Television Festival Series Mania to make Australian debut in Melbourne

April 4, 2017

The world’s most prestigious festival for international television, Series Mania, is set to make its Australian debut in Melbourne with a joint partnership between ACMI and Film Victoria.... Continue Reading

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