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Events Archive

2003

australian rules

are australia's indigenous people fairly represented by filmmakers?

A panel discussion by members of the Melbourne Film Critics Forum exploring the historical and contemporary representations of Australia's indigenous population by feature film writers/directors. The night includes a screening of Australian Rules (M).


artist talks: scott arford & randy yau

artist talks: scott arford & randy yau

Scott Arford and Randy Yau are key artists in the San Francisco new media arts scene. They have worked extensively with the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and are directors of the organisations 23/Five and 7Hz.


acmi events

crime: more than pulp fiction?

Join the Australian Writers' Guild and the Victorian Writers' Centre to discuss crime fiction in a panel session featuring a best-selling novelist, a screenwriter and a coroner giving us the low-down on how far fiction is removed from reality.


still from continental drift by jill scott

the coded body: dr jill scott

New media artist Dr Jill Scott explores the technical manipulation and coding of the human body by media. She traces her own research on the social and ethical relationships of bodies and their representation within mediated and cultural environments.


buffy: once more with squealing

buffy: once more with squealing

Buffy the Vampire Slayer is officially over. How will we watch Buffy now? What will we cherish? Join fan scholars and scholar fans as they discuss their attachments to the BtVS and speculate 'Where do we go from here?'


live@acmi

live@acmi

Live @ ACMI is a dynamic and innovative program which explores the intersection of moving image, performance and music.


lounge critic

lounge critic 2003

Lounge Critic is a monthly event that enhances the television experience of the dedicated couch potato. Informative and provocative, Lounge Critic will spice up your television viewing with a splash of critical context and social analysis.


liquid architecture sound arts festival 2003

liquid architecture sound arts festival 2003

A national sound art festival that celebrates and promotes the diversity of Australian sonic talent. Now in its fourth year, the festival includes concerts, workshops, installations and forums focusing on contemporary practices in sound art.


mad max 2

remembering, reworking, rewriting

Writer and film critic Adrian Martin marks the launch of his new book The Mad Max Movies (Currency Press and ScreenSound Australia) with a discussion about the connections between George Miller's films and the films they remember, rework and rewrite.


gameon interactive forum

'game on' interactive forum

Meet the creators of the highly successful ABC New Media site Game On. This is an opportunity for secondary and tertiary multimedia, arts and media students to investigate the design process with these leading young Australian animators.


reality tv: or how i learned to stop worrying and love the genre

reality tv: or how i learned to stop worrying and love the genre

Dr Jane Roscoe, AFTRS and Fiona Parker, Arts Journalist/Commentator discuss the genre that made the Prince of Darkness funny and gave us the bum dance.


happy birthday astro boy

happy birthday astro boy

Phillip Brophy, Japanime aficionado and film sound composer pays tribute to Astro Boy's creator Osamu Tesuka.


melbourne food & wine festival: the wine room

melbourne food & wine festival: the wine room

Join Max Allen during the Festival's 'Masters on the Move' program of events for an exciting wine program. Four sessions per day.


the gold rush & the ang fang quartet

the gold rush & the ang fang quartet

The Ang Fang Quartet performs a live improvised musical score to Charlie Chaplin's acclaimed feature film The Gold Rush. The Little Tramp sets off in search of fame, fortune and romance on the snow-covered goldfields of Alaska, with hilarious results.


queer on tv

queer on tv: are you being served?

Triple J's TV Freak Boy, Scott Goodings discusses the history of gay and lesbian characters on TV from Are You Being Served? to Queer As Folk.


david shea - the art of (sampled) memory

david shea - the art of (sampled) memory

Renowned New York composer David Shea performs his electronic masterpiece The Art of (Sampled) Memory. A hybrid mix of sound and image, Shea provides a fragmented soundtrack to Johan Grimonprez's Dial History, as well as selected newsreel footage.


robert mckee - the art film seminar

robert mckee - the art film seminar

An intensive one-night seminar using Ingmar Bergman's classic multi-plot/multi-character film, Through a Glass Darkly, to discuss the principles of story and filmmaking.


bush westerns? : the lost genre

bush westerns?: the lost genre

Presented by film historian Bill Routt 'Bush Westerns' will examine the codes and conventions of the lost genre of bushranging films that dominated the Australian film industry in the early 1900s.


deep space forum

deep space: sensation & immersion forum

Victoria Lynn, Director of Creative Development at ACMI and exhibition curator, chairs a half-day forum exploring the notions of sensation and immersion.


deep space curatorial talk

deep space: sensation & immersion curatorial talk

Explore the wonders of Deep Space with an informative introduction to the exhibition by ACMI curatorial and events staff.


 
 
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