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Yackety Yak

Yackety Yak

ACMI’s Screen Education Team went rural at the end of 2010, relocating the digital classroom to a community hall in Yackandandah for two jam-packed days of animation and live-action filmmaking.

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Adam Elliot’s Desert Island Flicks

Adam Elliot’s Desert Island Flicks

Back in February we kicked off a new program called Desert Island Flicks, in which we stranded (metaphorically, of course) celebrities on a desert island and gave them only five films for company.

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Create a Character Competition winners

Create a Character Competition winners

To celebrate Mary and Max: The Exhibition and the craft of the claymation animator, we asked you to create your own plasticine character and send a photo of it in to our gallery.    

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Creating Mary and Max: The Exhibition

Creating Mary and Max: The Exhibition

When production wrapped up on the stop-motion animation film Mary and Max, Melodrama Pictures and writer/director Adam Elliot had to decide what to do with the enormous amount of material in their studio, which they had to vacate.

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Creativity in clay

Creativity in clay

To coincide with Mary and Max: The Exhibition, we asked you to put your creative skills to the test in our Create a Character Competition. We’ve received some fabulous entries so far, such as ‘King Marbo’ by 9-year-old Lachie.

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Who says it’s hard to make friends?

Who says it’s hard to make friends?

There are certainly enough hot tips about the place to suggest that it’s difficult to make friends. How to Win Friends and Influence People, one of the most famous self-help books of all time, has sold 15 million copies worldwide. 

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