Industry Initiatives

ACMI is more than just a museum. We have been working closely with the screen sector and small-to-medium creatives since 2015, providing access to a range of resources, programming and connection to industry.

CEO Digital Mentoring Program

CEO Digital Mentoring Program

ACMI, in conjunction with the Australia Council’s national Cultural Digital Program, will run a new pilot mentoring initiative for strategic technology and digital mentoring for cultural organisations.

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ACMI + RMIT Games Prize

A unique opportunity to support the next generation of Australian game developers, championing graduate students to hone their skills and transition into the games industry.

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ACMI+RMIT Audience Lab 2021

ACMI + RMIT Audience Lab

ACMI and RMIT invites game developers, filmmakers, moving image artists, tech wizards and individual creators to show their products/works at ACMI and gather audience feedback. 

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Future of Arts, Culture & Technology Symposium

A two-day symposium exploring the future of arts, culture, and technology in Australia – and the mindsets, capabilities and skills we need to get there.

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Emporium Creative Hub, Bendigo

A communal work space in Regional Victoria where creatives can create, connect, learn and grow through networking, business development programs and mentoring.

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ACMI + MESS partnership

ACMI has partnered with Melbourne Electronic Sound Studio (MESS) in North Melbourne on a new initiative to support local musicians and producers.

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ACMI X Screen Industry Works-in-Progress Night

A bi-monthly event giving screen practitioners the opportunity to showcase their project in the early stages of development to an audience of industry peers at ACMI.

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ACMI X - Industry Initiatives

ACMI X Coworking

A community of creative practitioners, startups and businesses working with creative technology working across film, TV, videogames and art. Learn more

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Apply for an ACMI X Industry Residency

We’re offering subsidised ACMI X Industry Residencies to help support creatives to reconnect in a physical space.

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Meet our residents

Learn more about the creative practitioners and businesses that call ACMI X home.

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ACMI X Dinner Event

Hire the ACMI X Social Space

With seating up 60 people and equipped with an open kitchen, tiered seating and in-house audio-visual capabilities, this venue in the heart of Melbourne's Arts Precinct is perfect for your next industry event.

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Festival Partners

Meet the diverse range of festivals and film clubs on Melbourne’s cultural calendar that call ACMI home.

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Past programs and initiatives



Supporting creative people to transform their ideas into sustainable businesses; an initiative of the Victorian Government’s Creative State strategy delivered by ACMI and State Library Victoria.

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ACMI Xcel Accelerator

Where creative technology meets cultural entrepreneurship. Supported by Launch Vic.

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