Artbank + ACMI Commission

Supporting artists and filmmakers working at the nexus of art and film.

The Artbank + ACMI Commission provides support for Australian artists and filmmakers to make a new, ambitious and experimental screen-based work, and to explore new forms and methodologies in their practice. The commission supports the creation of new Australian work. Each year, over a total of three years, one artist or filmmaker will be awarded $70,000 and an ACMI X industry membership.

Targeting the intersection of art and film, the commission is designed to engage with cinema, experimental film, artists’ film and the avant-garde to create ambitious, experimental works which can find a home on the cinema screen or in the gallery space. 

Works commissioned through the Artbank + ACMI Commission will enter into the Artbank and ACMI collections.

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About Artbank

Established in 1980, Artbank’s two core objectives are to support Australian contemporary artists through the acquisition of their work and to promote the value of Australian contemporary art to the broader public. Visit website

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