Five decades of films and the city that inspired them
Fifty unseen films have been released by the University of Melbourne's Victorian College of the Arts. What do they tell us about the city that inspired them?
Film in the 2010s and beyond ... what's on next?
As virtual reality and multi-stranded games narratives grow in stature, filmmakers face new challenges and opportunities in creating engaging stories.
When Australia met Un-Australia – film in the 2000s
Australian cinema in the 2000s, including these rare films from the University of Melbourne, was concerned with immigration, "otherness" and national identity.
Sex in the 90s: feminism on film
Feminism on film underwent a makeover in the 1990s. How did cinema in this decade rework, reject, radicalise or reinforce portrayals of women on screen?
Animation in the 80s: the view from Melbourne
Film animation was in its infancy in 1970s Australia but the 1980s offered glimpses of a sustainable home-grown industry for the artform.
Film in 1970s Melbourne — the enduring human drama
Three never-before-seen films from the University of Melbourne's Victorian College of the Arts offer insights into filmmaking, and Melbourne life, in the 1970s.
Cool All at Onceness: Australian film in the 1960s
Film and television alumnus Ian Baker's 1968 short film, shot while a student, reveals much about the state of the Australian film industry at the time.
Armchair travel: 50 years of Melbourne films
Film and Television at the Victorian College of the Arts, University of Melbourne, is celebrating its golden anniversary by making 50 student films available.