Here we are pleased to present TWO heartfelt speeches on the night of the last Annual Dinner, celebrating the awarding of the Australian Pioneer of the Year for 2017 by Murray Forrest to Zareh Nalbandian. Click on the LINKS to enjoy the TWO video clips that were filmed on the night. In Sydney,…Details
Here is a collection of news articles from each of our state branches.
A special message of congratulations to Zareh Nalbandian from the NSW/ACT Branch on being honoured as the Australian Cinema Pioneer of the Year for 2017. A truly worthy recipient and a great representative of our Industry. (Written by John Rochester)Details
The Committee and Members of the NSW/ACT Branch congratulate Tim Read and Sandra Alexander on hosting a most enjoyable and very memorable evening to mark the 84th Anniversary Dinner for the Australian Cinema Pioneers. The event was well attended and the opportunity to catch up with old friends was appreciated by all. Thank you Tim…Details
NEW SOUTH WALES BRANCH REPORT FOR 2017 ANNUAL NEWSLETTER by John Rochester Since taking over as President of the New South Wales Branch in May 2015 the Branch Committee has been reviewing the needs of Members and seeking ways in which to improve the services to Members. The New South Wales Branch also encompasses the…Details
It was October 21, 1952 and Barefoot Contessa staring Ava Gardner and James Mason played in black and white at Theatre 62 on Ronald Road. A 17-year-old June finished her chores and walked five streets to be met by a six foot two usher in a navy blue suit at the doorway of the theatre.…Details
AMMPT – The Australian Museum of Motion Pictures & Television – is throwing open it’s door for tours of this incredible collection. Special dates are set aside for guided tours at the new premises in the Sunset Heritage Precinct, Birdwood Pde, Dalkeith. Tours will take place at 2.30pm on either Wednesday October 25 or Wednesday…Details
The Art-Deco Star Theatre at Invermay (Launceston) has served as a Vinnie’s (St. Vincent De Paul) store since 1969, but is now being remodelled to reopen as an Arthouse cinema complete with eatery and micro-brewery. Work has been underway since April 2017, and there are hopes to have the historic theatre operational before Christmas 2017.Details