The AFI Research Collection is a specialist film and television industry resource open to the public. The Collection has materials encompassing cinema and television from the world over (with particular strengths in screen theory and history and in Australian cinema). The collection features a diverse range of newspaper clippings files, books, journals, film and television scripts, directories, reports, film promotional material, and film festival catalogues.
- We are closed for the holidays
- Book launch: Transgressive Women…
- AFIRC Fellowship Winner announced
- AFIRC event — Into the Archives
- Limited opening for September
- 2022 AFI Research Collection Fellowship
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AFIRC is located within the Swanston Library at the RMIT University City Campus.
To visit us, enter the Swanston Library via Building 8 and proceed to Level 5 or 6.
To access us via Level 5, turn right at the information desk, proceed towards the bookshelves and take the internal circular stairs to level 6.
Once on Level 6, proceed towards the bookshelves, then walk towards the yellow wall. You have now reached the AFIRC.
Open to the public: Monday to Thursday 10:30am-4:30pm
Address: Level 6 Building 8
(Swanston Library Building)
RMIT University, 360 Swanston St, Melbourne VIC 3000
Telephone: +61 3 9925 2829
Fax: +61 3 9925 2829
Postal Address: AFI Research Collection, RMIT University, GPO Box 2476, Melbourne VIC 3000