NFSA blog entries for October 2011
NFSA Librarian Jan Thurling takes a look at the local film critic scene – from Australia’s very first review, to the new generation of critics.
NFSA Librarian Jan Thurling gives five stars to David Stratton and Margaret Pomeranz, who are celebrating 25 years of critiquing films together.
How has political advertising changed over the last century? Dr Lisa Milner from Southern Cross University is researching election campaign media in the NFSA collection.
National Film and Sound Archive CEO Michael Loebenstein delivered a speech to mark the UNESCO World Day for Audiovisual Heritage on 27 October.
Much-loved Australian film critic John Hinde would have turned 100 today. NFSA Library manager Jan Thurling celebrates the radio and TV personality on his anniversary.
With some big celebrations in Australian film criticism happening this week, Jan Thurling, manager of the NFSA Library, reflects on the changing role of critics.
The NFSA was presented with four awards at the 15th Annual Australian Society of Archivists Mander Jones Awards for excellence in archival writing or publishing. These awards honour Ms Phyllis Mander Jones MBE, a distinguished librarian, archivist and author.
Ken Berryman reports on 'The Art of Interviewing for Film’, a panel session hosted by the NFSA at the 17th National Oral History Conference.
Sandy George looks at the 'furphy’ that Australians don’t like Australian films and breaks down some data on who watches what and how films are consumed by audiences in Australia.