Tag: ACMI

2017 Melb Writers Fest

Best of the 2017 Melbourne Writers Festival

It’s August, and that part of this City of Literature’s calendar given over to enlightening speakers, fervent debate, and general conviviality known as The Melbourne Writers Festival. Headquartered at Federation Square, using ACMI,Deakin Edge and the forecourt, this ideas fest…

Australian Fashion Film Awards honour independent filmmakers

The Australian Fashion Film Awards were an elegant, modern Venetian Carnival-themed affair. Now in its second year, the AFFA was created to establish the profile of the fashion film industry in Australia in order to nurture and promote creatives within…

‘Collisions’ film panel at ACMI with the Wheeler Centre

Despite the use of cutting-edge technology, Lynette Wallworth’s virtual reality film Collisions has been a long time coming. The film tells the story of Martu man Nyarri Nyarri Morgan, whose first encounter with Western culture came when he witnessed the explosive…

Monthly wrap: our favourite events of June 2016

Melbourne always seems to have the widest variety of events possible. In June 2016, we party-hopped between a new fashion label launch party (with the video to prove it), got a taste of Italy in Carlton (no, not on Lygon…

DreamWorks Animation: The Exhibition

Like most Melburnians I noticed the giraffe. What was this going to be all about..? DreamWorks! The creators of endless entertainment and laughs throughout my childhood and adulthood (and most likely geriatrichood) were going to have a feature exhibition at…