Archive | June, 2010
Balloon Boy inflates

Balloon Boy inflates

Balloon Boy arrived at ACMI early this morning ready to grace the entrance to the Tim Burton exhibition. Originally created by Tim Burton specially for the exhibition at MoMA, Balloon Boy has travelled all the way from New York to be at ACMI.

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Curating Tim Burton: The Exhibition

Curating Tim Burton: The Exhibition

What is it like to be given Tim Burton’s blessing to explore his personal archives –  and even his home – in the putting together of an exhibition? Curators Ron Magliozzi and Jenny He from New York’s Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) share their experiences of working with Tim and the creation of Tim Burton: The Exhibition.

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All he ever talks about is Tim Burton

All he ever talks about is Tim Burton

We hope by now that you’ve all met our eight young Burton Tour Guides; you’ll get to find out more about them in the coming weeks. Such was the depth of talent in the auditions for the role that the blog team has decided to bring you some of our other favourite videos.

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The Batmobile arrives

The Batmobile arrives

The Batmobile arrived at ACMI today in preparation for Tim Burton: The Exhibition. Although you may imagine it cruising through the Melbourne streets on its way to Fed Square, the reality was a little less theatrical – the Batmobile arrived on the back of a truck.

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Banksy and the currency of documentary

Banksy and the currency of documentary

Banky’s Exit Through the Gift Shop illustrates the importance of environment to the success of a film. But is the speed of modern communications in conflict with the length of time it takes a film to reach the screen, making the issue-based documentary less relevant? Richard Sowada ponders…

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On the road

On the road

The ACMI In the Regions team recently completed the production of nine short documentary films in the Mt Alexander region, Central Victoria, featuring the towns of Castlemaine, Maldon and Newstead. 

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