Archive | August, 2010
Preserving the Veteran legacy at ACMI

Preserving the Veteran legacy at ACMI

“In Our Words: Stories from Victorian Veterans” is a four year Digital Storytelling partnership with the Department of Planning and Community Development (DPCD) and the Shrine of Remembrance.

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One more set of Burty inspired entries

One more set of Burty inspired entries

This is our third tribute to the brilliance of the Tim Burton Tour Guide entrants. As we have lamented before, the selection of 12 winners from this Olympic-sized entry pool was difficult. Very difficult. As a consequence, we couldn’t bear letting some of the near-misses go unnoticed. Cast your eyeballs over these Youtubian spectacles.

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ACMI goes bush: Moyne Shire Premiere Screenings

ACMI goes bush: Moyne Shire Premiere Screenings

As part of our In the Regions program ACMI were out and about in south west Victoria recently to showcase films created in local communities. It was a celebration of the diversity of people found in these regions and the unique approach of the local area to telling stories about Australian identity.

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Meet our tour guide: Felix Millar

Meet our tour guide: Felix Millar

Felix wants people to know that Tim Burton is not all about dark things, and that he can also make fun movies, like his favourite, Pee-wee’s Big Adventure.

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Meet our tour guide: Tango Conway

Meet our tour guide: Tango Conway

Tango knew she was destined to become a Tim Burton fan with a suburban-raised film-industry mother and a father of vaudevillian pedigree.

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Putting dogs in space

Putting dogs in space

Richard Lowenstein’s Dogs in Space revels in a particular historical moment: the final, dying spin of the Catherine Wheel that was Melbourne 70s punk culture before its raffish spirit dissipated in the safer, blander decade of the 1980s.

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