ATOMVic is the Victorian chapter of the national organisation The Australian Teachers of Media Victoria (ATOM).
ATOMVic is an independent, non-profit, professional association promoting the study of media. The membership of ATOMVic primarily includes teachers and lecturers from across subject disciplines at all levels of education. The membership also includes media industry personnel, a range of media and education organizations and, increasingly, the general public interested in the media.
ATOMVic runs professional development, provides resources and organises screenings of features films and documentaries for teachers.
ATOM holds a national conference every two years, and recognises excellence in over thirty categories of film, television, animation and multimedia at the ATOM Awards annually.
Through it’s publication division ATOM also publishes Metro and Screen Education magazines.
ATOM has established links nationally and internationally with similar groups in New Zealand, Canada, the United States, England, Scotland, Wales and the Philippines.