Is Anybody Coming Over to Dinner? (2021) Audrey Lam
Is Anybody Coming Over to Dinner? (2021) Audrey Lam
Is Anybody Coming Over to Dinner? (2021) Audrey Lam

ACMI presents

ART+FILM: Artist Film Workshop

Screening + in conversation

Unclassified (All Ages)

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Tue 15 Mar 2022

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Join members of Melbourne’s Artist Film Workshop as they introduce and screen their recent short films. All shot on 16mm film, these films celebrate the pleasures of working with celluloid.

The films created at the artist collective and not-for-profit organisation Artist Film Workshop (AFW) are varied and unique. This screening showcases the material subtleties and warm beauty that 16mm film offers artists the chance to explore. Both experimental and abstract traditions and personal narrative or poetic visions will be traversed.

Tickets include a drink on arrival and bookings are essential.

ACMI's ART+FILM program showcases short and feature-length films by leading Australian and international artists. With a focus on single-channel works that harness the unique conventions of cinema, the program comprises internationally significant works from the ever-expanding field of artist films.


Unclassified (All Ages)


Cinema 2, Level 2
ACMI, Fed Square

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About Artist Film Workshop

Artist Film Workshop (AFW) is an artist collective and not-for-profit organisation which provides access to knowledge and resources for filmmakers and artists in Melbourne. AFW holds regular screenings and workshops for people interested in film or working with sound and vision.

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Group of people around a table with several 16mm cameras speaking to each other participating in a workshop at Artist Film Workshop.


a clearing

Featuring live music by Kaylie Melville and Tilman Robinson (Speak Percussion)

Sabina Maselli | 16mm | colour | 11 min 45 sec | 2022

a clearing_filmstill1

Is Anybody Coming Over To Dinner?

The adventures of Yokitom around the home and across the seasons, with a supporting cast of family and friends.

Audrey Lam | 16mm | colour | 9 min | 2022

Is Anybody Coming Over to Dinner? (2021) Audrey Lam

Self Portrait With Bag

​A camera-less portrait of the artist. Super 8 cartridges placed inside a black cotton bag, the film advanced via a hand crank. The tiny gaps in the fabric weave make for dozens (hundreds? thousands?) of tiny pinholes.

Dianna Barrie | 16mm | 6 min | 2020

self portrait with bag  (still) - Diana Barrie

Galaxies [a love letter]

An ode to the cosmos, for the lovers.

Melody Woodnutt | 16mm | colour | 3 min 40 sec | 2020

Galaxies [a love letter] (still)

Mesmo Rio - Same River

A short film using the Pulfrich effect.

Richard Tuohy | 16mm | colour | 13 min | 2019

mesmo rio (still)

Cottonwood Ranges: right of reply

Tuffy Morwitzer | 16mm | colour | 4'15" | 2022

cotoonwood right of reply (still)


Window was made in response to the first Australia-wide COVID-19 related lockdown in 2020. Taking inspiration from Hitchcock’s Rear Window, each filmmaker contributed one roll of black and white celluloid film shot through a window of their house, documenting the visual aspects particular to their confinement. Together, these films form a portrait of domestic isolation, collectively examining the cinematic potential of the contemporary social order.

Artist Film Workshop | 16mm | 20 min | 2021

window (still)

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