CLASSICS OF THE SILVER SCREEN – Grand Cygnet Cinema, Preston Street Como.
Blood Alley, Monday 28th October at 10 am.
Thanks to Richard Ashton, the original and full version of “Members in Action”, made in 2007 has been located and is now uploaded to YouTube.“Pictures in Motion – Museum of Film and Television ” Members in Action 2006-2007 . In 2007, Richard Ashton wrote and directed a documentary on the activities of a band of Cinema and TV pioneers, who congregated under the banner of the Australian Museum of Motion Picture and Television.This followed a suggestion made by George Robinson.The video charts the activities of selected AMMPT Western...read more
CLASSICS OF THE SILVER SCREEN EACH MONTH at 10.00am 2019 programme The 2017 programme The programme for 2016 was as follows; ...read more
A dedicated team of veteran projectionists and cinema enthusiasts congregate to conduct screenings of classic movies from the heyday of Hollywood, with the Cygnet as the nostalgic...read more
The Sun Rises for AMMPT(WA) at Sunset Hospital. AMMPT (WA) has been given the opportunity to use part of former Sunset Hospital. The Sunset Hospital complex is one of the largest early 20th century public health facilities in Western Australia. This unique riverside complex is a fine example of a 1904 residential institution, designed to reflect the palliative care needs of inmates of the era, and where the buildings remains intact today. The hospital was closed in 1995, and now several of the buildings are heritage listed. Sunset hospital...read more
Community recognition and appreciation of the achievements and history of Australia’s moving image industries’ rich and proud heritage moved a step closer last week with incorporation procedures commencing to enable the establishment of the Eastern and Southern Region branches of the Australian Museum of Motion Picture Technology. Australian Cinematographers Society, Cinema and Theatre Historical Society, and Australian Cinema Pioneers Society members joined with representatives from the television industry and local AMMPT members who...read more