Wallace & Gromit and Friends: The Magic of Aardman at ACMI, Melbourne

The mind boggles and the imagination soars when you think of the intricate, detailed, wonderful, clever and creative processes behind Bristol-based Aardman Studios, creators of Wallace & Gromit, Chicken Run and Shaun the Sheep. After four decades of magic – creating characters and stories that have become a part of our culture and collective cherished … More Wallace & Gromit and Friends: The Magic of Aardman at ACMI, Melbourne

Oscar 2017 – Winners

BEST PICTURE: ‘Moonlight’ ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE: Casey Affleck ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE: Emma Stone ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE: Mahershala Ali ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE: Viola Davis ANIMATED FEATURE FILM: ‘Zootopia’ CINEMATOGRAPHY: Linus Sandgren – ‘La La Land’ COSTUME DESIGN: Colleen Atwood – ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them’ DIRECTING … More Oscar 2017 – Winners

Oscar Accounting Firm, Price Waterhouse Coppers, Issues Apology in Wake of Best Film Mistake

In a statement sent worldwide, the accounting firm of the Academy Awards, Price Waterhouse Coopers, has taken responsibility for the Best Film Award being wrongly named by hosts Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway. In their emailed statement sent at 7.20pm (AEST) on February 27th, 2017, the firm stated, “We sincerely apologize to ‘Moonlight’, ‘La La … More Oscar Accounting Firm, Price Waterhouse Coppers, Issues Apology in Wake of Best Film Mistake

Oscar© Week Events 2017 – DOCUMENTARIES

The Oscars are having a moment. Faced with the looming Trump administration and their own bias issues (#oscarssowhite) they’re pushing hard to reach back to the thing that motivates every young artist (until the bills pile up, at least) – making art that matters. Or in the Academy’s case: supporting art that matters. Nowhere is … More Oscar© Week Events 2017 – DOCUMENTARIES

Melbourne International Film Festival MIFF 2016 – Opening Night Gala

The 65th Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF) Opening Night Gala took place at Hamer Hall on Thursday night, as film buffs the country over giggled excitedly into their salted popcorn in anticipation of sitting in the dark for the next couple of weeks. The Gala which was sponsored by Grey Goose Vodka was opened by … More Melbourne International Film Festival MIFF 2016 – Opening Night Gala

ACMI Presents: Oscar Wilde’s The Nightingale + the Rose by Artist Del Kathryn Barton

The latest ACMI exhibition is a remarkable feat of extraordinary vision, resplendently intricate storytelling and creative collaboration. Two-time Archibald Prize winning artist, Del Kathryn Barton, began a journey to tell the reinterpreted story of Oscar Wilde’s 1888 fairytale, The Nightingale and the Rose via a series of artworks. These colourful and visceral works have now … More ACMI Presents: Oscar Wilde’s The Nightingale + the Rose by Artist Del Kathryn Barton