Media releases

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Iconic LGBTI radio Gaywaves preserved thanks to bequest

Sydney’s first LGBTI radio program Gaywaves has been preserved by the National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA), a project made possible by a bequest from the estate of gay rights activist and broadcaster Dietmar Hollman.

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Finding Baz Luhrmann’s ‘lost’ project

On Friday 15 August, film historian and writer Jeannette Delamoir will reveal the story behind Baz Luhrmann’s 1986 ‘lost’ musical Crocodile Creek, in a special presentation at the NFSA Theatrette in Canberra.

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NFSA launches online exhibition, featuring the world of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert

The National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA) has launched its first online exhibition, Priscilla: 20 Years Young, to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Australian road movie The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert.

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Winner announced in national Young Composer competition

The Australian National Maritime Museum (ANMM), in association with the National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA), is pleased to announce Shana Tiang as the winner of the Test of War Young Composers’ national competition to create a soundtrack for a 1928 silent film on Australia’s first naval battle in World War I.

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Industry to discover NFSA: Where We Are Heading

The National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA) is inviting audiovisual industry professionals and the general public to attend NFSA: Where We Are Heading, a series of stakeholder feedback sessions to be held in capital cities around the country in July 2014.

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Rare film of footy legend John Coleman found by NFSA

The National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA) has discovered, preserved and released a rare five-minute film of a 1953 Victorian Football League (VFL – now AFL) final, featuring one of its greatest players, Essendon forward John Coleman.

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She’s still a Lady Beatle – previously unheard interview published by NFSA

Beatles fans will be able to hear, for the first time ever, the unedited version of an interview that John, George and Ringo gave to Melbourne radio personality Binny Lum ahead of their Australian tour in April 1964.

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Step back in time! Wax cylinders at Burnie Regional Gallery

Come and experience the early days of recorded sound and wax cylinder recording at Sounds Intriguing, at the Burnie Regional Art Gallery on 14 June.

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NFSA to hold workshops with industry

The NFSA will undertake a series of meetings and workshops with supporters and key stakeholders.

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Thom Neal, emerging cinematographer of the year

Thom Neal was named Emerging Cinematographer of the year at the Australian Cinematographers Society (ACS) National Awards, which were held on Saturday 24 May in Brisbane.

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