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Martin Scorsese’s iconic scripts, costumes, props on display in ACMI exhibition

Handwritten scripts and classic photographs belonging to legendary filmmaker Martin Scorsese will be part of an exhibition exploring his career at the Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI) in Melbourne. Simply titled Scorsese, the show will feature scripts, props, notes and costumes, some which have never been shown before. With more than 60 directorial […]

The Beatles: Never-before-seen home movie shows band ‘mucking around’ in make-up studio

Never-before-seen footage of The Beatles “mucking around” in a make-up studio ahead of a television performance, shot more than half a century ago, has been released by the National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA). The 49-second, black-and-white, silent video clip was filmed with an 8mm camera belonging to Australian dancer and make-up artist […]

How to Make a Monster: award-winning animatronic movie magic returns home

After touring the world, a collection of animatronic movie monsters has finally come home to south-east Queensland. The How to Make a Monster exhibition features the creative works of Gold Coast-based award-winning special effects master John Cox. The exhibition brings together art, science and engineering for a behind-the-scenes look at creatures that either melted movie-goers’ […]

Long-serving ABC cameraman Peter Donnelly dies in Hobart

One of ABC Tasmania’s longest-serving cameramen has been remembered for his intelligence and love of his craft. Peter Donnelly, 79, died in a Hobart hospital on Thursday after a protracted illness. He worked for the national broadcaster for 40 years before retiring about a decade ago. His interest in cinema began when he saw a […]

Arthur’s Movie Night: Join ABC Radio Adelaide at the Drive-in

Ali and David have uncovered a suburban Adelaide classic movie buff Everyone meet Arthur from Athelstone. He has over 1000 VHS tapes and just so that he will always be able to watch his movie collection, he also owns 3 VCRs. To celebrate Arthur and his lifelong devotion to film, Ali and David are giving […]