|The Australian Mediatheque
This screen culture resource centre provides access to a wealth of audio and video content from the collections of ACMI and the National Film and Sound Archive.
From early footage of the Melbourne Cup and the landmark The Story of the Kelly Gang to award-winning animation and shorts, you can access moving image content for research, learning and entertainment.
You can view:
> On-demand digital films
> Highlights from over 100 years of Australian and international film
> Clips from Australian television
> New media and video artworks
> Student and community-made short films
> Film stills and publicity materials
See facilities and services for information on how to access moving image content.
What's on at the Mediatheque
See Warwick Thornton's award winning feature film Samson and Delilah and a selection of his short films in a highlights program, Mother Courage: The Backstory. This program coincides with the presentation of our Mother Courage exhibition.
We frequently update our view-on-demand content. Find information on available titles.
The Mediatheque is located at the Australian Centre for Moving Image and is open to the general public and researchers.
General visitors > Monday to Sunday, 12 noon - 5pm
Researcher and education bookings > by appointment - call (03) 8663 2255
If you've visited us, tell us what you thought by completing our Mediatheque visitor survey.
Digital View-on-Demand > immediate viewing > free
DVD and VHS > same day viewing > free
16mm, 35mm, audio and all other titles > pre-order required > some fees may apply
Please note: proof of age may be required, as only age-appropriate material is made available to younger users.
Access: The Australian Mediatheque is suitable for visitors with special access requirements.There are several dedicated viewing booths that are fully wheelchair accessible. For more information on how to get to ACMI and transport links, please see our visiting information.
Australia's Premier Moving Image Collections
||Australian Centre for the Moving Image
ACMI celebrates the moving image in all its forms, presenting screenings, exhibitions, talks and workshops that let visitors experience the best of film, television and digital culture from around the world. Browse the collection
||National Film and Sound Archive
The NFSA is the nation's living archive, collecting, preserving and sharing our rich audiovisual heritage. Our national audiovisual collection holds more than 1.9 million works including moving image, sound materials, documents and artefacts. Browse the NFSA Collection.