Archive | May, 2013
Gowns, Garbo and Glamour

Gowns, Garbo and Glamour

He transformed the likes of Greta Garbo, Norma Shearer and Joan Crawford into fashion icons. We continue our costume designers’ spotlight with a man who was known by one name: Adrian.

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Another Year, Another Cannes

Another Year, Another Cannes

As another Cannes winds down we catch up with ACMI Head of Film Programs, Richard Sowada, who shares his musings on the festival this year.

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Orry-Kelly: Australia’s Forgotten Genius

Orry-Kelly: Australia’s Forgotten Genius

A mini season dedicated to Hollywood Costume designer, Orry-Kelly is currently dressing up the Australian Perspectives’ screen. We take a look at the man, the costumes and just how the trailblazing designer set the path for future costume designers (and Australians) in Hollywood.

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Castaway with Neville Page

Castaway with Neville Page

Neville Page reveals his top five films to us in Desert Island Flicks, including what he thinks is the perfect film.

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Inside Screen Worlds: Warwick Thornton

Inside Screen Worlds: Warwick Thornton

Indigenous artist and filmmaker Warwick Thornton, best known for his debut feature film ‘Samson and Delilah’, is currently represented in no less than three areas at ACMI. Mike Childs, Visitor Services Officer, takes us on a tour.

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Vale Ray Harryhausen

Vale Ray Harryhausen

Richard Sowada, Head of Film Programs, pays tribute to the master animator Ray Harryhausen who died yesterday, aged 92.

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