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Daniel Crooks, 'Phantom Ride', 2016. Courtesy the artist, Anna Schwarz Gallery and Future Perfect, Singapore Daniel Crooks, 'Phantom Ride', 2016. Courtesy the artist, Anna Schwarz Gallery and Future Perfect, Singapore
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Daniel Crooks, 'Phantom Ride', 2016. Courtesy the artist, Anna Schwarz Gallery and Future Perfect, Singapore Daniel Crooks, 'Phantom Ride', 2016. Courtesy the artist, Anna Schwarz Gallery and Future Perfect, Singapore
Daniel Crooks, 'Phantom Ride', 2016. Courtesy the artist, Anna Schwarz Gallery and Future Perfect, Singapore Proudly supported by:
Daniel Crooks, 'Phantom Ride', 2016. Courtesy the artist, Anna Schwarz Gallery and Future Perfect, Singapore Daniel Crooks, 'Phantom Ride', 2016. Courtesy the artist, Anna Schwarz Gallery and Future Perfect, Singapore
Daniel Crooks, 'Phantom Ride', 2016. Courtesy the artist, Anna Schwarz Gallery and Future Perfect, Singapore Proudly supported by:
Daniel Crooks, 'Phantom Ride', 2016. Courtesy the artist, Anna Schwarz Gallery and Future Perfect, Singapore Daniel Crooks, 'Phantom Ride', 2016. Courtesy the artist, Anna Schwarz Gallery and Future Perfect, Singapore
Daniel Crooks, 'Phantom Ride', 2016. Courtesy the artist, Anna Schwarz Gallery and Future Perfect, Singapore Proudly supported by:
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The Ian Potter Moving Image Commission is Australia’s most significant long term commissioning program of new contemporary moving image art by Australian artists. A joint initiative of The Ian Potter Cultural Trust and the Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI), this biennial award represents a ten-year commitment to this exciting art form.

About IPMIC

The Ian Potter Moving Image Commission is a biennial award designed to enable a mid-career artist to produce an ambitious new moving image work that demonstrates a major development or shift in their practice. 

Through the commission partners, the award provides two levels of support to the successful artist: $100,000 from The Ian Potter Cultural Trust, as well as highly specialised curatorial, production and presentation expertise provided by ACMI. 

 

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Applications now closed for IPMIC No. 3

Applications are now closed for IPMIC no. 3 and the winner is due to be announced in December 2016.

Following the success of previous commissions, 'The Calling' by Angelica Mesiti and Daniel Crooks' 'Phantom Ride', ACMI (Australian Centre for the Moving Image) and the Ian Potter Cultural Trust called for submissions from mid-career Australian
artists for the third iteration of the Commission.

The successful artist will receive $100,000 from The Ian Potter Cultural Trust and professional support including highly specialised curatorial, production and presentation expertise from ACMI.

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"Digital technologies are giving this art form renewed momentum and currency. More and more galleries are expanding their collections to find ways to showcase the beautiful, engaging works that are being produced."

- LADY POTTER AC

Judges

IPMIC No. 3
The IPMIC Judging Panel comprises experts including curators, filmmakers and producers.

Katrina Sedgwick

Katrina Sedgwick is the Director and CEO of the Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI), a major national cultural institution located at Melbourne’s iconic Federation Square. Previously, she has been the head of arts for ABC TV and ABC Arts online, and the founding director and CEO of the Adelaide Film Festival.

Annette Blonski

Annette Blonski is a freelance script editor and script consultant to a number of government film funding agencies and independent producers, writers and directors.  She has script edited award-winning feature films, shorts and documentaries including My Tehran for SaleWhat I Have WrittenStrandedLifeEternity, and Delivery Day.  She has been a member of the board of Film Victoria and the Melbourne International Film Festival and the Australian Centre for the Moving Image. 

Jose Da Silva

José Da Silva is the Head of the Australian Cinémathèque at the Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA). His curatorial work explores the role of the moving image in reconceptualising our understanding of contemporary visual culture and has curated exhibitions and cinema projects at QAGOMA since 2006.

Da Silva has curated such QAGOMA exhibitions as David Lynch: Between Two Worlds (2015) and comprehensive retrospectives of the work of Pedro Almodóvar, Theo Angelopoulos, Peter Greenaway, Patricio Guzmán, Derek Jarman and Christoph Schlingensief.

Amanda Duthie

Amanda Duthie is the CEO and director of the Adelaide Film Festival. Duthie was a producer at SBS Television (The Movie Show with Margaret and David, among others) before joining ABC TV as Head of Comedy, Arts and Entertainment where she commissioned numerous Australian television productions. 

Hannah Mathews

Hannah Mathews is a Melbourne-based curator with a particular interest in contemporary practice and arts advocacy. She has held curatorial positions at the Australian Centre for Contemporary Arts, Melbourne (2008-16) and Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts (2005-07) among others, as well as completing international curatorial residencies. Hannah is currently Senior Curator at Monash University Museum of Art (MUMA) and teaches curatorial studies at RMIT University.

 

Gideon Obarzanek

Gideon Obarzanek is a director, choreographer and currently Artistic Associate with the Melbourne Festival, Chair of the Melbourne Fringe Festival and board member of Critical Path, a choreographic research centre based in Sydney.

Gideon founded dance company Chunky Move in 1995 and was CEO and Artistic Director until 2012.  He is currently guest choreographer with the Sydney Dance Company. Most recently, he worked with Closer Productions, the Sydney Dance Company and ACMI to create the virtual relation dance film, Stuck in the Middle with You.

 

Lady Potter AC

Special Advisor to the Judging Panel

Lady [Primrose] Potter AC is a Trustee of The Ian Potter Cultural Trust. She is a passionate supporter of the Arts and has held a long list of offices iwth major arts institutions including Patron of the Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Director of The Ian Potter Museum of Art at Melbourne University, Honorary Life Member of the National Gallery Victoria and was Founding Benefactor of the Museum of Contemporary Art. Lady Potter is also patron and an active member of several leading performing arts companies and community welfare organisations.

Katrina Sedgwick

Katrina Sedgwick is the Director and CEO of the Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI), a major national cultural institution located at Melbourne’s iconic Federation Square. Previously, she has been the head of arts for ABC TV and ABC Arts online, and the founding director and CEO of the Adelaide Film Festival.

Annette Blonski

Annette Blonski is a freelance script editor and script consultant to a number of government film funding agencies and independent producers, writers and directors.  She has script edited award-winning feature films, shorts and documentaries including My Tehran for SaleWhat I Have WrittenStrandedLifeEternity, and Delivery Day.  She has been a member of the board of Film Victoria and the Melbourne International Film Festival and the Australian Centre for the Moving Image. 

Jose Da Silva

José Da Silva is the Head of the Australian Cinémathèque at the Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA). His curatorial work explores the role of the moving image in reconceptualising our understanding of contemporary visual culture and has curated exhibitions and cinema projects at QAGOMA since 2006.

Da Silva has curated such QAGOMA exhibitions as David Lynch: Between Two Worlds (2015) and comprehensive retrospectives of the work of Pedro Almodóvar, Theo Angelopoulos, Peter Greenaway, Patricio Guzmán, Derek Jarman and Christoph Schlingensief.

Amanda Duthie

Amanda Duthie is the CEO and director of the Adelaide Film Festival. Duthie was a producer at SBS Television (The Movie Show with Margaret and David, among others) before joining ABC TV as Head of Comedy, Arts and Entertainment where she commissioned numerous Australian television productions. 

Hannah Mathews

Hannah Mathews is a Melbourne-based curator with a particular interest in contemporary practice and arts advocacy. She has held curatorial positions at the Australian Centre for Contemporary Arts, Melbourne (2008-16) and Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts (2005-07) among others, as well as completing international curatorial residencies. Hannah is currently Senior Curator at Monash University Museum of Art (MUMA) and teaches curatorial studies at RMIT University.

 

Gideon Obarzanek

Gideon Obarzanek is a director, choreographer and currently Artistic Associate with the Melbourne Festival, Chair of the Melbourne Fringe Festival and board member of Critical Path, a choreographic research centre based in Sydney.

Gideon founded dance company Chunky Move in 1995 and was CEO and Artistic Director until 2012.  He is currently guest choreographer with the Sydney Dance Company. Most recently, he worked with Closer Productions, the Sydney Dance Company and ACMI to create the virtual relation dance film, Stuck in the Middle with You.

 

Lady Potter AC

Special Advisor to the Judging Panel

Lady [Primrose] Potter AC is a Trustee of The Ian Potter Cultural Trust. She is a passionate supporter of the Arts and has held a long list of offices iwth major arts institutions including Patron of the Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Director of The Ian Potter Museum of Art at Melbourne University, Honorary Life Member of the National Gallery Victoria and was Founding Benefactor of the Museum of Contemporary Art. Lady Potter is also patron and an active member of several leading performing arts companies and community welfare organisations.