ACMI (Australian Centre For Moving Image)

Federation Square, MELBOURNE, Victoria 3000

ACMI (Australian Centre For Moving Image)

Federation Square, MELBOURNE, Victoria 3000


Venue ReviewsThere is one client review for ACMI 

ACMI offers a venue with a difference with a suite of multifaceted spaces available for hire. At this cultural hub in the heart of Melbourne and Federation Square, your catering, audio visual and other event requirements are catered for within a unique architectural environment.  Launches, conferences and all kinds of celebrations a memorable experience can be created by combining your event program with a visit to the cinemas or one of the renowned international exhibitions. 

The ACMI Cinemas are ideal for film festivals, one-off screenings, AGMs, conferences and seminars and multimedia screenings and events. Clients can extend their booking to include use of the The Cube or the Lightwell for launches, catered events, cocktail parties and speeches prior to or following events in the cinemas.  Lightwell is an expansive space with a bay window looking out on Flinders Street and a soaring atrium that extends upwards three stories in height towards a glass ceiling. Perfect for launches, cocktail parties, and all kinds of celebrations.

Studio 1 is a comprehensive production/conferencing facility available for hire. This multi-use venue boasts a technical infrastructure able to support demanding screen-based and live events. Studio 1 is suitable for conferences, seminars, presentations and webcasts.

Gallery 1 is a unique exhibition space that features major thematic exhibitions of the most innovative and imaginative screen-based art. Created by converting two underground railway platforms, ACMI's Gallery 1 is a spectacularly vast subterranean space, perfect for the event with a difference! Mainly a cocktail space as it's only available for dinners in between exhibition bump outs and new exhibition /gallery art installs.

ACMI staff provide a number of specialised services to assist clients with the successful management of screenings and events including Event Management, Technical Support Customer Service Support, Ticketing and Catering Packages which can be tailored to your requirements.

Venue Reviews

REVIEW: Fabulous unique venue with catering to befit the theme

"What a fantastic and unique venue. The event theme was Japanese pop culture and the food provided fitted the theme perfectly. Staff provided great service throughout."

April 2015: Evelyn - Association (Cocktail Function - 100 guests)

Evelyn RATES this Melbourne function venue experience OVERALL at 5/5 Excellent!
Quality of Catering (5/5)
Customer Service / Delivery (5/5)
Facilities & Equipment (N/A)
Accommodation (N/A)
Value for Money (5/5)

Venue Facilities

Name m2 U Shape Theatre Board Class Cabaret Banq Cocktail
Cinema 1 123 168
Cinema 2 454 390
The Cube 200 120 60 200
Studio 1 193 70 36 80 100 130
Screen Worlds 1200 70 150
The Lightwell 600 600
Boardroom 72 20 18 20
ACMI Cafe & Bar 250 95 170
The Lightwell & Screen Worlds 1800 600

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ACMI (Australian Centre For Moving Image)

Federation Square, MELBOURNE, Victoria 3000


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