NFSA blog entries for November 2011
To celebrate the life of Ken Russell, Vincent Plush reveals a little-known connection between the late British director and Australia – the failed film adaptation of Voss.
Film curator Itzell Tazzyman introduces her role as collector of short films for the NFSA and highlights some recent international successes.
The everyday lives of a group of Sydney private school girls, a renowned film director and an Indigenous actress couldn’t be any more different, yet they all found some common ground through the NFSA Connects program. NFSA Education Coordinator Imelda Cooney writes.
TV acquisitions curator Helen Tully looks at the current and past state of Australian-produced television drama.
Brendan Fletcher’s feature won the 2011 NFSA IF Award for Independent Spirit. Miguel Gonzalez spoke with this 'mad’ director/producer.
Digital technology has, for decades, been elbowing its way onto the set and changing the way films get made. Film journalist Sandy George discussed its impact with those who roll up their sleeves and do the hard behind-the-scenes slog of filmmaking.