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AFIRC Research Fellowship – applications are open

The 2017 AFIRC Research Fellowship is open for applications. The AFI Research Collection, in partnership with the the Screen Cultures Lab within the Centre for Communications, Politics and Culture at RMIT University, School of Media and Communication, is pleased to … Continue reading


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Fellowship winners publish article on Crawfords and the Victorian Police

Dean Brandum and Andrew Nette have published a terrific article called Police Fictions in the latest edition of Overland magazine. The article looks at the creation of Crawford Productions police dramas Homicide, Division 4, and Matlock Police and how their … Continue reading


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CATALOGUE ISSUES

The online catalogue is working intermittently. If you have any issues please contact us and we can help you. Computers at the AFI Research Collection can search the catalogue so if you visit us you can access the catalogue. Please … Continue reading


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Catalogue accessible – Friday March 4

The AFI Research Collection catalogue is up and running again. If you have any issues with the catalogue please contact us and we will be happy to assist you with your search requirements. Ph: 03 9925 2829 or email: afiresearch@rmit.edu.au


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AFI Research Collection – not just film and tv

The AFI Research Collection is known for its film and television research resources. But did you know about some of its items that appeal to other disciplines? We’ve listed a few items below that are not strictly just about film … Continue reading


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From Novel to Screen, adapting The Dressmaker – Seminar video now available

The Australian film The Dressmaker is currently having a wonderfully successful run in Australian cinemas. It is based on a novel by RMIT University graduate Rosalie Ham, which itself has sold over 75,000 copies. The film is produced by RMIT … Continue reading


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Winner of the AFI Research Collection 2015 fellowship announced

The AFIRC in partnership with the Screen Cultures Lab at RMIT University’s School of Media and Communication is pleased to announce the recipient of the 2015 AFIRC Research Fellowship is Alexia Kannas. A brief summary of the proposed research is … Continue reading


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2015 AFIRC Research Fellowship – Call for Applications

The AFIRC in partnership with the Screen Cultures Lab at RMIT University’s School of Media and Communication is pleased to announce the 2015 AFIRC Research Fellowship. The AFI Research Collection (AFIRC) is a specialist film and television industry research library … Continue reading


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Regular Opening Hours

Our regular opening hours are: Mondays: 10:30am – 12pm, 1:30pm – 4:30pm Tuesdays: 10:30am – 4:30pm Wednesdays: 12pm – 6pm Thursdays: 10:30am – 4:30pm Fridays: 10:30am – 12pm, 1:30pm – 4:30pm We are closed on weekends. Please call or email … Continue reading


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Homicide – 50th Anniversary event available to watch

On 20th of October 2014, 150 people attended the Homicide – 50th Anniversary commemoration event, which was held at RMIT University. In 1964 on October 20, the first episode of Australian crime drama Homicide was shown on television. Homicide, produced … Continue reading


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