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Obsessed with our ‘Samurai Cinema’ season? #samuraicinema

Take it to the next level with some samurai-inspired wall art in your own home! Here’s a handy DIY:

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'Shrek' ears and Viking helmets are very in this season.

To celebrate 'DreamWorks Animation: The Exhibition', we're giving away three special prize packs filled with official DreamWorks goodies!

Each prize pack includes:
> 1 pair of 'Shrek' ears*
> 1 'How to Train Your Dragon' Viking helmet*
> 1 set of limited release 'DreamWorks Animation' exhibition posters

To win a prize pack, retweet the competition post. Winners drawn 10am tomorrow and must be able to pick up prize from the ACMI Shop.

*Sadly, ACMI models not included

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Want a double pass to the opening night of 'Shadowland', Mon 28 May at 7.30pm? Simply retweet the Twitter post with this link to win! Winner drawn 4pm today.

A fusion of shadow theatre and dance, 'Shadowland' tells its story through screens to produce a performance that blends projected images and front-of screen choreography.

Visit the 'Shadowland' website for more information:

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'Animated Conversations' - a series of free Thursday night talks focusing on professional animation and our 'DreamWorks Animation' exhibition - begins tomorrow night! Check out the full program:

And if you'd like to avoid the exhibition queues (pictured below), be sure to book tickets online: #acmidreamworks

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Our 'DreamWorks Animation' exhibition opening night gala was filled with special guests (Tim Minchin, Shrek, Po, Jeffrey Katzenberg), hubbub and wondrous feats of animation!

Check out this opening night collage for some highlights, including the thrilling 180 degree 'Dragon Flight'!

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Good news - the ACMI Shop is now open again - and it's filled with goodies like those pictured below!

To celebrate the refurbishment and brand new look, we've a special DreamWorks Animation pack to giveaway which includes:

> A copy of the official DreamWorks Animation exhibition catalogue, 'The Art of DreamWorks Animation' - hot off the press!

> An official 'How to Train Your Dragon' Stormfly dragon plush toy

> An official 'How to Train Your Dragon' Belch & Barf dragon figurine

To win this ACMI Shop prize pack, retweet the giveaway twitter post! Winner drawn 4pm and must be able to pick up prizes from the ACMI Shop.

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En garde! It seems a few familiar faces are arriving early ahead of 'DreamWorks Animation: The Exhibition', opening next week -

While Puss in Boots took in the sights of our city, he still had a bit of time for a spot of fencing practice with an ACMI Staffer.

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Think you could live in an 11.15 square metre house?

We’re not sure either, but we gave it a go with this perfectly scaled decal we’ve got outside the cinemas in celebration of ‘Tiny: A Story About Living Small’.

Oh, and we also spoke with filmmakers Christopher Smith and Merete Mueller about downsizing their stuff and upgrading their lives.

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From April onwards, our cinemas will be filled with the vibrant worlds and beloved characters of DreamWorks Animation!

We're screening vintage DreamWorks - 'Antz' and 'The Prince of Egypt' - through to recent favourites 'Shrek 2' and 'How to Train Your Dragon'. Pure awesomeness for all:

Image: "Kung Fu Panda", Nicolat Marlet. Courtesy DreamWorks Animation

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Notice: The ACMI Store is currently closed for refurbishment and is due to reopen in April 2014.

In the meantime, please visit our temporary store located on the balcony level for all your moving image merchandise needs. Open 11am - 3pm.

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'Spectacle' closes this weekend!

There's only a few days left to chill with the Milk Carton from Blur's 'Coffee and TV' and hang out in front of the 'Somebody That I Used to Know' wall. Thanks for sharing these excellent photos with us and .

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'DreamWorks Animation: The Exhibition’ tix are now on sale!

Get your paws on some - #acmidreamworks

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Oh hai Po!

'DreamWorks Animation: The Exhibition' is coming! Tickets on sale Monday 17 Feb.

In a world premiere event, the studio that brought you the animated classics 'Shrek', 'Madagascar' and 'Kung Fu Panda' is offering unprecedented access to its extraordinary archive in 'DreamWorks Animation: The Exhibition'.

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Huzzah! We won the ‘Leadership in Public Programs’ category at the 2013 Arts Portfolio Leadership Awards for our Screen It competition:

Screen It is our national moving image competition for primary and secondary school students.

Pictured: Christine Evely, ACMI Education Manager

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Haven’t caught ‘Spectacle’ yet? With only four weeks left, you better get in quick.

To make it even easier we’ve got a double pass up for grabs! To win, simply tell us which iconic music video this still is from?

Winners drawn 4pm on Twitter.

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Did you love our 'Tim Burton' exhibition? But did you forget to grab yourself a copy of the exhibition catalogue?

Fear not - we've a brand new copy of the SOLD OUT catalogue to giveaway! The book includes informative essays, glorious full-colour images and a chronology of Burton's career. To win, tell us which Tim Burton film is your favourite. Winner drawn 4pm.

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Today is the final day to submit your entry into our 'Shaun Tan Gallery of Utopia' competition!

We've had some fantastic entries so far, such as this stunning illustration from 16 year old Kim called 'The Lonely Kite'. View our gallery for all entries so far:

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WIN: a 'The Rolling Stones 50' catalogue!

In celebration of Spectacle, our music video exhibition, we're giving away this stunning book which the legendary foursome themselves have curated. Guaranteed satisfaction.

To win, tell us your favourite Stones song. Winner drawn 3pm.

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Attention really, really, ridiculously good looking fans: we are closed tomorrow for Christmas, but open again on Boxing Day.

From all of us here at ACMI, we hope you have a wonderful holiday season.

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Join us on Friday for the Australian premiere of 'Chimpanzee'!

This Disneynature film follows the life of baby Oscar, who lives in the Tai Forest. When he's separated from his tribe, Oscar forms a new bond with the alpha male leader, Freddy, as son and father. This touching film screens from Fri 27 Dec - Sun 19 Jan and is a perfect holiday outing for everyone.

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