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Looking to discover more about the big ideas behind your favourite moving image moments? Here you’ll find articles on all the things we love, from film and TV to video games and art, as well as recorded talks and upcoming events.   

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Picks of PAX 2018: a roundup

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From heiress to cold case: who killed Juanita Nielsen?

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Discord and new beginnings in Wings of Desire

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The evolution of audio in videogames

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Urban traversal as resistance in videogames

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The future is behind you: the new life of retrogaming

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Five tips for rising above the haters as a woman in games

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Four essential elements to writing a good videogame

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The changing face of the Console War

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The rise of narratives in videogames

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Grown-up stories in games

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Making Florence: a craft game studio at work

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Screen It to Steam: interview with Bradley Hennessey

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Imperfect reflections: a defence of bad queer representation

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Making Wonderland

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Top five TV dystopias

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Looping on repeat

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Why Homecoming Queens' nuanced portrayal of chronic illness is vital

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Narrative prosthesis: how disability as metaphor is shaping on-screen casting diversity

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Recorded talks

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Recorded talks: Dystopia on Screen

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Forgotten Rebels: From Book to Screen

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Recorded Talks: Mainstreaming Disability and Appearance Diversity on Screen

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Recorded Talks: The Decolonising of Aboriginal Representation on our Screens

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Recorded Talks: The Pleasure of Pixels

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Recorded Talks:Electric Girlhoods and Alices Past and Future

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Recorded Talks: Art, Politics and Protest

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Recorded talks: Preserving the Artefacts of the Future

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ACMI Conversations

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Events

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Melbourne Music Week

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School Holiday Program

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Women & Non-Binary Gamers Club

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