AMMPT /Pictures In Motion Events

THE PICTURE PALACES OF PERTH

Posted by on 6-06-19 in AMMPT Western Region Events | 0 comments

Curated by our very own Roy Mudge, in partnership with the City of Melville Wireless Hill Museum. The exhibition salutes four cinemas of Perth in the 1920s-30s and runs till November 2019. Why not go along on Sunday 30th June and have a look  at our restored projectors and other memorabilia. Then stay for Roy’s presentation on the History of Technicolor from 2pm till 3pm.

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PICTURES IN MOTION at Sunset, featured in Chronicle, an award winning Presentation Short Documentary Film.

Posted by on 6-06-19 in AMMPT Western Region Events | 0 comments

PICTURES IN MOTION at Sunset, Featured in  Chronicle, an award winning Presentation Short Documentary Film. In the last two months of 2017 the Sunset AMMPT working Bee team was approached by film and TV camera Students from Perth Central TAFE to make a short film about our operation. They were very impressed with our marvellous collection of vintage and antique equipment and in talking to a few of us they were convinced we could be a very good subject about which to make a film. The shoots for ‘Chronicle’ were arranged over at least two...

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Channel Seven 08.02.2019

Posted by on 2-02-19 in AMMPT Western Region Events, History of Film | 0 comments

Channel Seven 08.02.2019

Channel Seven has run a story on AMMPT on Friday night on Today Tonight at 6.30pm. Thank you Channel Seven. Here are some of the photos (screenshots) from the programme.          ...

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In Focus Presentation

Posted by on 1-01-19 in AMMPT Western Region Events | 0 comments

In Focus Presentation

IN FOCUS PRESENTATION – The AMMPT WR Inc. ‘inFocus’ program provides a free presentation for members and the public. 2019  IN FOCUS PRESENTATION – Wednesday 19th June 7.30pm  The next In Focus Presentation will be JOHN BELL A YOUNG WESTERN AUSTRALIAN INVENTOR by Richard Rennie. John Bell built WA’s first disc recording apparatus in 1930. He also manufactured and sold Bellmont radios in 1930-31. In 1932 Bell demonstrated to the University of Western Australia’s Science Society a television system (camera and...

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Western Australian Film Preservation

Posted by on 9-09-18 in AMMPT Western Region Events | 0 comments

Western Australian Film Preservation

Western Australian Film Preservation The Australian Museum of Motion Picture and Television Film Library has donated 24 Titles on 29 reels of 16mm film from its collection to the State Library of Western Australia. Almost all of these titles were endangered and needed to be digitised or they could have been lost forever. The State library’s funding drive has led to further digitisation of important Western Australian historical and cultural films which have been now given a new lease of life. Their preservation in a new digital medium keeps...

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Bi-ENNIAL DINNER – NOVEMBER 21ST

Posted by on 8-08-18 in AMMPT Western Region Events | 0 comments

Bi-ENNIAL DINNER – NOVEMBER 21ST – Please consider inviting friends to this function.  A minimum number of 30 people is required. The cost of $30 per head is most reasonable and it provides an opportunity to introduce other people to AMMPT and its activities. Please open your Dinner invitation which is attached. The closing date for acceptances is October 17th. The committee look forward to meeting you at these AMMPT...

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AMMPT Collection Tours

Posted by on 3-03-18 in AMMPT Western Region Events | 0 comments

AMMPT Collection Tours

AMMPT Collection Tours 2018, continued from successful tours in 2017.   The Australian Museum of Motion Picture and Television (AMMPT Western Region) is pleased to once again be conducting free tours of the museum’s collection at the Sunset Heritage Precinct in Dalkeith. One of these buildings contains the museum’s collection of cinema and television paraphernalia. The tours will enable veterans within the industry, and interested parties, to inspect the stored collection. Former Seven Managing Director Kevin Campbell, former TVW Chief...

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Past events organised by AMMPT Western Region

Posted by on 3-03-18 in AMMPT Western Region Events | 0 comments

Past events organised by AMMPT Western Region

IN FOCUS PRESENTATION – ‘inFocus’ Presentation – IN FOCUS PRESENTATION –  John Paskulich will present – Australian Telephones 1877 – 2017. A PowerPoint and equipment demonstration. Venue is: Fred Bell Hall, Fred Bell Parade, St. James at 7.30pm, Wednesday 15th August. Refreshments and nibbles will precede the presentation. Inquiries to Keith Rutherford 9446 1627. IN FOCUS PRESENTATION – Richard Rennie – RSL Hall, in Fred Bell Parade, St. James – Wednesday August 17th – 7.30pm. “The Science and Technology of Darksuckers (1879...

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Perth Heritage Day Weekends

Posted by on 10-10-16 in AMMPT Western Region Events | 0 comments

AMMPT WR has accepted the invitation to participate in the Perth Heritage Days event on the basis that we should be involved in contributing to such cultural events. It is also one of the very few Public Relations opportunities this year, outside the Cygnet programme for AMMPT to show another side to its operation and to promote its museum work. The event takes place on the weekend of 15th and 16th of October 2016 and our program runs as below stated. I have made up a three hour screened program officially named “Re Presenting Perth” in three...

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