NFSA blog entries for June 2011
Rod Butler and Mick Newnham share the NFSA’s preservation expertise in Noumea. Rod is reminded of the value of archives opening their collections and offers a great tip for lovers of cheesy ’70s cinema.
Rod Butler and Mick Newnham of the NFSA’s preservation team provide advice and training to industry colleagues from across the Pacific region.
Sigrid Thornton battled the ash cloud that grounded planes and closed airports to launch the NT Access Centre in Darwin.
Jazz drummer Barry Woods has passed away in Sydney. Carla Teixeira, Sound Archivist at the National Film and Sound Archive, looks back at his life and legacy.
'We Have Survived’ by No Fixed Address was added to the Sounds of Australia registry in 2008. This unofficial anthem for Indigenous people was recently celebrated at the Corner Hotel in Melbourne.
The Marius Sestier film previously believed to have been shot in a Melbourne park has now been identified as being shot in Sydney’s Prince Alfred Park. The release of a segment of footage to australianscreen in March of last year played a major role in the discovery.
NFSA’s head of preservation, Rod Butler, helps launch the NFSA SEAPAVAA Preservation Award in Malaysia.
Rod Butler visits Filem Negara Malaysia and their impressive facilities and gets an unexpected shock from some archival footage.
Rod Butler continues to blog from Malaysia about NFSA’s current engagement in preservation discussions among South-East Asian and Pacific nations.
NFSA’s head of preservation and technical services, Rod Butler, is a delegate at the SEAPAVAA conference in Malaysia. He reports on the first day’s discussions.
Rod Butler, head of the NFSA’s preservation team, is in Malaysia to address the South East Asian and Pacific Audiovisual Archive Association.