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ACMI presents Fell

ACMI is proud to present a distinctive new voice on the Australian film scene with the upcoming season of Fell from emerging Australian director, Kasimir Burgess.

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ACMI presents Fashion on Film

ACMI proudly presents the 2014 season of Fashion on Film in conjunction with Melbourne Spring Fashion Week from Saturday 30 August to Sunday 7 September 2014. From the inner sanctum of Gucci's mastermind, to the runways of Paris and the Old World craft of men's tailoring, this year's festival celebrates the many incarnations of style.

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ACMI announces Yang Fudong exhibition

ACMI will present the largest career survey of works by internationally renowned Chinese artist, Yang Fudong, in Australia, from Thursday 4 December 2014.

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Hurry! Screen It entries close soon: great prizes to be won

Registrations are now open for Screen It 2014, Australia's largest competition for school-aged filmmakers, animators and game makers, run annually by ACMI, with great prizes up for grabs. View media release forward arrow

Hothouse's next crop of tall poppies revealed

Victoria's next generation of animators are about to get a big boost in creative experience, inspiration, and make invaluable film industry connections, when they take part in ACMI's Hothouse program this July. Ten promising young Victorians in Years 10 and 12 have been selected to take part in the Victorian Government-sponsored initiative. View media release forward arrow

ACMI Director / CEO to retire after a decade at the helm

ACMI Board President (Acting), Mr Peter Lewinsky, today announced that ACMI Director & CEO, Tony Sweeney, will retire from the role when his current contract concludes in December 2014. View media release forward arrow

ACMI announces David Rosetzky: Gaps

ACMI is proud to announce the world premiere of a new video installation by critically acclaimed Melbourne artist, David Rosetzky. Co-commissioned by ACMI and Carriageworks in Sydney, David Rosetzky: Gaps is a free exhibition in Gallery 2 from Tuesday 5 August 2014.

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Joyous Curiosity: The Cinema of Agnès Varda

The remarkable and endlessly intriguing cinema of French New Wave filmmaker Agnès Varda is set to take over the screens at ACMI this June and July. The season will encompass half a century of the directors work, showcasing newly restored and rarely seen documentaries, fiction, shorts, and television. View media release forward arrow

Desert Island Flicks: Castaway with Kitty Flanagan

As part of its Desert Island Flicks program, the Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI) is proud to host one of Australia's best comedians, Kitty Flanagan to count down her top 5 films. View media release forward arrow

Screen It 2014 - hurry, entries close Friday 12 September 2014

Registrations are now open for Screen It 2014, Australia's largest competition for school-aged filmmakers, animators and game makers, run annually by ACMI. The competition is free to enter and open to all primary or secondary students. Entries can be live-action films, videogames or animations. Each year students are inspired by a new theme. View media release forward arrow

ACMI premieres DreamWorks Animation: The Exhibition to the world

ACMI and Los Angeles-based studio, DreamWorks Animation, today launched the world premiere DreamWorks Animation: The Exhibition, the studio's first ever large-scale international exhibition, as part of the Victorian Government's Melbourne Winter Masterpieces series. View media release forward arrow

ACMI Goes Inside the Dream With DreamWorks' Jeffrey Katzenberg and Bill Damaschke

The Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI) will host three exclusive events with special guests from DreamWorks Animation in Melbourne for the world premiere of DreamWorks Animation: The Exhibition on Thursday 10 April. View media release forward arrow

Screen It: Reflection and Celebration in 2014

Registrations are now open for Screen It 2014, Australia's largest competition for school-aged filmmakers, animators and game makers, run annually by ACMI. View media release forward arrow

Media Contacts
For media enquiries, please contact:

Cory Parfett
Communications Manager

[direct phone] 61 3 8663 2362 [fax] 61 3 8663 2498 [mobile] 0402 968 825
[email] Cory.Parfett@acmi.net.au

Claire Butler
Communications Adviser
[direct phone] 61 3 8663 2415 [fax] 61 3 8663 2498 [mobile] 0434 603 654
[email] Claire.Butler@acmi.net.au

Natalie Silber
Communications Coordinator

[direct phone] 61 3 8663 2475 [fax] 61 3 8663 2498 [mobile] 0434 603 655
[email] Natalie.Silber@acmi.net.au

 
 
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