NFSA blog entries in Television
NFSA Manager, National Media Miguel Gonzalez discovered an article written by Ken G Hall in 1950, about the future of television. The legendary Australian filmmaker was right about most of his predictions!
Television Curator Helen Tully solves the mystery behind Canberra’s Lady of the Lake 1973 beauty contest.
Advertising has come a long way since The Mystery of a Hansom Cab was first adapted for the screen in Australia in 1911, as Helen Tully discovered.
The recent Puberty Blues (2012) TV series reminds NFSA Television curator Frances Baldwin of watching the 1981 film version and receiving material from the film as an archivist in 1986.
Nick Herd drew on the NFSA collection to research his new book, Networking, which places the history of Australian commercial television in its proper context.
The NFSA congratulates the Australian Children’s Television Foundation on its 30th birthday, 16 March 2012.
TV acquisitions curator Helen Tully looks at the current and past state of Australian-produced television drama.
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.