Open Day

Studio 1
Studio 1
Sunday 20 September, from 10am

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


Discover the secrets of filmmaking, learn about our new gallery or just relax and enjoy some classic films from our collection.

Make your own Foley sound effects

A 'Foley' artist creates post-production sounds for film using pots, glasses, shoes and just about anything else that makes a noise. In this fun workshop you'll create your own sound effects for film footage - with potentially hilarious results!
11am-2pm > The Cube

Make your own Chronicles of Narnia
Back at ACMI by popular demand! Using green screen technology, our state-of-the-art studio will be transformed into the fantastic worlds created by C.S. Lewis and adapted by Disney for the big screen.
2pm-6pm > Studio 1

A new gallery for a new ACMI
Get the big picture from Tony Sweeney, Director, and Michael Parry, Project Director, about the creation of Screen Worlds and its part in the larger ACMI redevelopment.
11am > Studio 1

Designing Screen Worlds
Ab Rogers, renowned designer responsible for exhibitions at Tate Modern and the Centre Pompidou, talks about his design vision for Screen Worlds at ACMI. Ab will be joined by other contributing creatives from ACMI and his team.
11.30am > Studio 1

Curating Screen Worlds
Explore the process of curating Screen Worlds with Conrad Bodman, Head of Exhibitions, Michael Connor, Consulting Curator, and other project researchers responsible for sourcing and interpreting the materials in this ambitious exhibition.
12.30pm > Studio 1

Films from the Vault
Don't miss this opportunity to watch some classic and rarely-seen Australian gems from the ACMI Collection in our state-of-the-art cinemas, plus catch the beautiful documentary Earth. For full program details click here
From 10am > ACMI Cinemas

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