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Gaming with Burton

Gaming with Burton

Alongside our staggeringly popular Tim Burton exhibition, we’ve been running a retrospective of all his feature films. Burton’s visual flair works brilliantly on screen and seems to be crying out to be adapted for the colourful world of computer games.

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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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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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Meeting Tim

Meeting Tim

It gave us great pleasure to connect some of Tim Burton’s biggest fans with the man himself. When we announced an opportunity for youngsters to become tour guides for our latest exhibition, we never expected such an amazing response.

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A programmer’s Big Adventure

A programmer’s Big Adventure

The Film Programs unit was thrilled and delighted to welcome Tim Burton to ACMI’s (sold out) Cinema 1 on Friday June 25 to introduce a screening of Pee Wee’s Big Adventure, Burton’s feature film debut from 1985.

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