NFSA Blog

Towards a level playing field: archives and the attention economy

Bronwyn Dowdall and Shevaun O’Neill discuss the attention economy and what it means for archives today.

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The NFSA welcomes the world's archives - again!

This week, the NFSA is hosting the 71st FIAF Congress in Sydney and Canberra. We look back at the technological predictions made at the previous NFSA-FIAF Congress in 1986.

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Past posters from a picture Palace

Film archivist Kathy Rose O’Regan investigates a 100-year-old collection of cinema advertising posters from London.

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Oral History express interviews for YouTube

Watch recent Oral History interview subjects talk about their connection to the NFSA.

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Oral History: Film crew

An animal wrangler, film armourer and sound recordist discuss their careers in the Australian film industry in these Oral History interviews.

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Oral History: Directors

In these Oral History interviews, three filmmakers discuss their careers making documentary and drama for TV and film.

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Oral History: Actors

Three actors recall highlights of their lengthy careers in TV and film in these recent Oral History interviews.

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Oral History: Musicians

Three popular musicians talk about their careers at length for the NFSA Oral History program.

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Oral History: Journalists

Three journalists talk about their careers in these recent Oral History interviews.

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War Pictures: Australians at the Cinema 1914-1918

What did Australians watch at their local cinema during the First World War? A new exhibition at ACMI, produced in collaboration with the NFSA, has the answer.

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