Author: AMMPT

Hedley Sims (1937-2011)

If anyone had the ability to laugh, tell jokes and anecdotes in the face of adversity, especially his own, it was our long time and valued member of AMMPT, Hedley Sims. While not unexpected due to a prolonged and courageous battle in recent years with cancer, the local cinema community felt a great sadness and loss when the final day came. Hedley’s knowledge of, and contribution to the local industry during his career will be…

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Past AMMPT Events

An Evening with Dianna Hammond May 2011 Dianna is the President of the NSW branch of the Australian National Flag Association, from which WA Branch President and AMMPT Associate member Bert Lane  extended an invitation to AMMPT members to attend the local event. This was scheduled for the evening of Wednesday June 1st. and was held in the Perth CBD. The ANFA was  supplying refreshments at the venue. October 17, 2007. Members of The Australian Museum of…

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2011 Screen Awards

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WA Screen Awards Special on WTV Channel 44 Diana Warnock and Damien Spiccia – Winner of the Bill Warnock Award See the glamour of the red carpet, the drama of the awards ceremony, the joy of the winners and the buzz of the party! WTV has put together a half-hour special capturing the highlights of the 2011 WASA’s. It was great night for the screen industry to celebrate the achievements of the past year by…

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GTV 9 Melbourne Memorabilia, Artwork & Collectables for Sale

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Part of Australia’s television heritage is up for auction on Thursday 10th February, 2011. Under the hammer will be rare photographs of the original GTV 9 buildings, a large quantity of photo prints of Channel 9 celebrities from television shows including the Footy Show, Hey Hey Its Saturday, Graham Kennedy Show, popular television drama shows and much more, two grand pianos, film review books with the oldest dated 1946 – 1947, the original Studio 9…

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John Davies (1915 – 2011)

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John Davies passed away at a retirement village in Mandurah on February 9th 2011. Although never a member of AMMPT he was a major benefactor, donating $1000 to our cause and his complete Neuman Sinclair 35mm cine camera and accessories to our collection. John was very much aware how the industry has changed during his long career and was passionate about preserving some of its magic for coming generations to savour. Davies was born in…

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