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Events Archive


Watch Me Buy Me

Take a labyrinthine pleasure trip through the sights and sounds of Australian commercial television.

Jazz, the Bush and the Beach

Join Professor Bruce Johnson to discover how jazz found a home in Australia.

Vampires Buffed and Fanged

From Buffy to True Blood, join us for a discussion of vampires on screen.

Living with Bushfire - Community Screening and Forum

A community screening and forum that reflects the life-changing impact of Black Saturday.


An international conference and performance event staged by the School of English, Communications and Performance Studies, Monash University.

Exposing the Underbelly

Reporting from the frontline of Melbourne's Gangland War as it unfolded.

Open Day

Immerse yourself in the whole ACMI experience in one very big day out.

Tashmadada Presents Director's Cut

A curated evening presenting an eclectic array of short performances.

8th Overload Poetry Festival

Three selections of poems from Australia and overseas 'written' with moving images.

An Animated Evening with Clare Kitson

Clare Kitson presents a collection of her favourite short films, followed by a Q&A.

In This Together

Join international artist and curator Khaled Sabsabi in a discussion and screening of short films.

2009 short & sharp pitching competition

Join the audience while seven emerging filmmakers pitch their original screen project ideas to a panel of industry judges.


Join us on World Refugee Day as we explore through storytelling and documentary what it is like being a new arrival growing up in Melbourne.

qua with isobel knowles + paul robertson

One of the Melbourne's most sought-after sound exports in collaboration with multidisciplinary artist Isobel Knowles. Plus, animator Paul Robertson.

light in winter festival 2009

What is the role of public art in the re-energising of urban public space and what can new technologies offer?

jean poole with dj lewis cancut + gossip pop

Switch channels with a TV-inspired audiovisual performance using material drawn from the ACMI Collection. Plus, Gossip Pop's acidic take on celebrity.


Screen and sound come together in this series of live performances exploring different forms of the moving image.

Top Screen

Innovative short films and multimedia works by outstanding 2008 VCE students.

journeys toward justice

To celebrate International Day for Sharing Life Stories ACMI presents a panel talk and story sharing session exploring the theme of human rights.

ang fang quartet perform the cabinet of dr. caligari

Join the Ang Fang Quartet for an atmospheric live performance to the backdrop of Robert Wiene's seminal film The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari.

stephen cleary's thriller and horror lectures

International screenwriting specialist Stephen Cleary equips you with the creative development tools to succeed in the thriller and horror genres.

a series of firsts: screenings

A moving series of eight biographical documentaries capture the stories of some of Victoria' most prominent women.

a series of firsts: panel talk

Join us for this exclusive screening and panel talk, with The Hon Joan Kirner, The Hon Gracia Baylor and Dur-e Dara.

abject leader - live performance

Film artist Sally Golding and sound artist Joel Stern champion the analogue, the handmade, the photo-chemical and the acoustic.

outpost collective and robin fox - live performance

Join media art luminaries Outpost Collective and Robin Fox for a night of synaesthetic pleasure.

mink engine - live performance

Electro wunderkinds Mink Engine perform a special live gig fusing media art, performance and a key-tar!

mink engine - acres of diamonds dvd premiere

Celebrate the release of Mink Engine's DVD Acres of Diamonds with its premiere screening, followed by a Q&A session.

designing women

A forum and demonstration afternoon to celebrate the role of the art department in Australian film and television production.

the life of art

Visiting UK curator Rose Issa presents a lecture on contemporary art and film from Iran and the Arab World.

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