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Events Archive


Nite Art

As part of Nite Art 2014, ACMI presents a special selection of moving image artworks in the Australian Mediatheque.

Family Day: Vikings and Dragons

ACMI will be taken over by dragons and vikings for a day in this special family event celebrating How to Train Your Dragon.

Render Animation Conference

Two days of in-depth presentations and panel discussions featuring International and Australian animation experts.

Born Digital and Cultural Heritage Conference

An international conference on researching, collecting, preserving, and curating all forms of born digital cultural heritage.

Emerging Writers' Festival 2014

ACMI and the Emerging Writers' Festival present a collaborative program exploring Australia's screenwriting landscape.

Exploring the ABC

Explore over half a decade of Australian television broadcasting with a fascinating look at the ABC.

Writers at the Movies

Five writers get Castaway with only their favourite film in this very special Desert Island Flicks.

Veronica Mars

Everyone's favourite teen private eye is back on the case.

Castaway with Kitty Flanagan

Join comedian Kitty Flanagan as she counts down her top five favourite films.

Hello There, We've Been Waiting For You

A contemporary theatre production inspired by the real-life events of a town called Truth or Consequences in New Mexico, USA.

DreamWorks Industry Masterclass

Join us for this rare opportunity to hear from the creative team at DreamWorks Animation studio.

DreamWorks Animation: Inside the Studio

Uncover the creative process behind one of the world's most popular animation studios.

In Conversation with Jeffrey Katzenberg

Join us for this exclusive event as the CEO and co-founder of DreamWorks speaks about leading the world's largest animation studio.

In Conversation with Bill Damaschke

An insightful night of conversation with the Chief Creative Officer of DreamWorks Animation.

Castaway with Wesley Burt

Acclaimed international concept artist Wesley Burt counts down his top five favourite films.

Design for Business: Research Conference

This program presents rigorous academic research examining the role of design in building competitive business advantage.

Castaway with Kaz Cooke

Join author, cartoonist, broadcaster and public speaker Kaz Cooke as she counts down her top five favourite films.

Half the Sky

An exploration of how the international community has met and continues to honour its commitment to women, peace and security.

TV Behind Bars

Get incarcerated with TV's toughest inmates.

White Night Melbourne

From dusk 'til dawn, ACMI is part of White Night Melbourne, an event that transforms the city into an all-night wonderland.

Spectacle: The Directors' Suite

Celebrate 'Spectacle' and join a collection of prominent film and television directors for a night of conversation and music video.

The Creature from the ID

Screening on loop as part of the Melbourne Indigenous Festival, Djon Mundine's eerie new work comes to ACMI.

In Conversation with Angelica Mesiti

Join the award-winning artist, Angelica Mesiti, as she discusses 'The Calling' and shares insight into her creative processes.

Australian Hip Hop and the Moving Image

Join filmmakers, producers and MCs as they come together to talk about video's role in the hip hop community and culture.

Spectacle Tours with Intermix Guides

Take a tour of 'Spectacle: The Music Video Exhibition' with an informed and friendly Intermix tour guide.