VCA Film and Television Digital Archive

The VCA Film and Television Digital Archive provides online access, for the first time, to the audiovisual holdings of Australia's oldest continuing film school. The archive is recognised as a University of Melbourne Cultural Collection because of its social, historical, aesthetic, cultural and research significance.

Staff and Student Access

Film and Television Students and Staff can access the archive here.

Soon, all University of Melbourne staff and students will be able to access the Digital Archive using their University username and password. In the meantime, please visit request access if you require access.

Public Access

View a collection of curated VCA Films on YouTube

Our Story

The VCA Film and Television Digital Archive is an online repository of more than 1,850 student films, dating back to 1966. New work is added each year by the University’s Film and Television students, making it a truly living archive.

Archive Features

Find out more about the learning and teaching features of the VCA Film and Television Digital Archive.

Engage

Read articles about, and creative responses to, the films in the VCA Film and Television Digital Archive.

Request Access

Researchers can apply to access the VCA Film and Television Digital Archive to view films of cultural, social, and historical significance.

Share your Story

Share your experiences with the VCA Film and Television Digital Archive and its films and have your story published on our site.

Project Contributors

This Project would not have been possible without the tireless effort and support of these contributors.
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ArcitectaV2
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Film Victoria Australia
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University Partners

University of Melbourne Engagement Initiatives Grant
University of Melbourne - Research Platform Services
University of Melbourne Student Services Amenities Fund
University of Melbourne Cornelius Regan Trust Award (Donna Lyon)
University of Melbourne Cultural Collections and Cultural Collections Placement Program
University of Melbourne Digitisation Centre
University of Melbourne - Grimwade Centre for Cultural Materials Conservation
University of Melbourne Faculty of Arts - Digital Studio
University of Melbourne Faculty of Fine Arts and Music

© University of Melbourne 1966-2016.  Apart from as permitted under the Copyright Act 1968, this material may not be further reproduced, communicated, distributed or performed without permission from the University.  For permission to use this material see http://copyright.unimelb.edu.au/services/permissions-service

The copyright in the materials in the VCA Digital Archive is owned by the University of Melbourne. The copyright in some materials incorporated in the VCA Digital Archive is owned by third parties and permission to use those materials has been obtained from the copyright owners.  If you believe copyrighted work is available in the VCA Digital Archive in such a way that constitutes copyright infringement, or a breach of an agreed licence or contract, or if you have any queries about the material in the VCA Digital Archive please notify the Copyright Office at copyright-office@unimelb.edu.au or http://www.unimelb.edu.au/copyright/contact.html