Archive | July, 2010
ACMI heads to the Shanghai World Expo

ACMI heads to the Shanghai World Expo

Celebrating innovation in fields from art and design to science and trade, the World Expo has been held in various cities throughout the world since 1851. This year’s extravaganza is taking place in Shanghai, and ACMI was invited to contribute to the cultural program within the Australian Pavilion.

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Stop-Motion. Start-Fun.

Stop-Motion. Start-Fun.

The Cube at ACMI recently played host to a small army of creative animators. Each school holidays our tirelessly inventive public programs team comes up with something interesting (and free) to fill the no-mans-land between bored kids and exasperated parents.

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The essential MIFF survival guide: Part Deux

The essential MIFF survival guide: Part Deux

As you assemble in the streets getting ready for the annual MIFF stampede, it’s essential that you read the final chapter in our survival guide (see Part 1). If you are among the foolhardy to get gored because you didn’t take our advice, well we have no sympathy for you.

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MIFF picks 2010

MIFF picks 2010

Why is it? You enjoyed all your festival picks, but those gems that everyone else saw and are raving about weren’t on your radar? “There was just too much good stuff”. “My brain fogged up so I went with anything starting with the letter ‘K’”. What you need this year is a little inside info.

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Highlights from the Burton Wonderland

Highlights from the Burton Wonderland

Back in May we put out a call for original artworks inspired by Tim Burton. The response has been avalanchian (yes we know that probably isn’t a word). From painting to photography, and digital media art to found-object-collage, the range of expression is spectacular. 

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The essential MIFF survival guide

The essential MIFF survival guide

The doors are about to be flung open again on the Melbourne International Film Festival and as all serious festival-goers know, there is a silent code about what goes and what doesn’t.

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