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DEBORRA-LEE FURNESS TO CELEBRATE NFSA RESTORATION OF SHAME IN MELBOURNE

12 July 2017
Actress Deborra-Lee Furness will join forces with the National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA) to celebrate the digital restoration of the ground-breaking 1988 film Shame.

APPOINTMENT OF JAN MÜLLER AS NATIONAL FILM AND SOUND ARCHIVE CEO AND BOARD REAPPOINTMENTS

4 July 2017

The Turnbull Government welcomes the appointment of Mr Jan Müller as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the National Film and Sound Archive (NFSA) for a four-year term. 

CHANGE OF CHAIRS FOR COPYRIGHT IN CULTURAL INSTITUTIONS (CICI)

08 June 2017

The National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA) announces the resignation of Adam Flynn from the position of Chair of Copyright in Cultural Institutions (CICI) after over 5 years leading the group that serves Australian collecting institutions facing common issues with content regulation.

CELEBRATING 'THE KING' : GRAHAM KENNEDY, THE ONLINE EXHIBITION!

22 MAY 2017

The National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA) is celebrating the life and work of ‘The King’ of Australian television, Graham Kennedy, with a new online exhibition featuring memorable, rare and personal clips, as well as tributes and artefacts that span his more than four-decade long career across radio, television and film.

COMING OF AGE CLASSIC AND GROUND-BREAKING DOCOS DIGITALLY RESTORED BY NFSA FOR SYDNEY FILM FESTIVAL PREMIERE

10 MAY 2017

The National Film and Sound Archive of Australia has digitally restored John Duigan’s 1987 hit The Year My Voice Broke, and the documentaries Rocking the Foundations and My Survival as an Aboriginal.

100-YEAR-OLD ANZAC FOOTAGE PUBLISHED BY NFSA

24 APRIL 2017

The National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA) has published a selection of early 20th century films and songs online, to commemorate Anzac Day 2017. Highlights include a ‘mimic warfare’ training exercise in Sydney’s Moore Park, (with children running on the training battlefield); returned soldiers recovering in hospitals and supporting enlistment campaigns, and a 1916 cinema ad asking Australians to 'carve' Anzac Day 'deep-cut in the Calendar of Time'.

DAVID STRATTON BRINGS BEST OF KUROSAWA TO CANBERRA!

12 APRIL 2017

Beginning Wednesday 14 June, the National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA) will celebrate influential 20th century Japanese filmmaker Akira Kurosawa with Essential Kurosawa: Selected by David Stratton, a two-week season of his greatest works curated by renowned Australian film critic David Stratton.

HUNTER REGION'S RAILWAY PAST, THE STAR OF NEW DOCUMENTARY

3 APRIL 2017

Climb aboard this railway journey, and discover the NSW Hunter region’s history as a major transport network, with a new documentary published online by the NFSA.

BOOK HEROES ON THE SCREEN

27 MARCH 2017

Beloved books become magical movies at Arc cinema these April school holidays for the two-week Book Heroes on Screen season.

SYDNEY HARBOUR BRIDGE AT 85: THE ONLINE EXHIBITION!

13 MARCH 2017

NFSA publishes online exhibition to celebrate 85 years of the Sydney Harbour Bridge.

CHAUVEL CLASSIC RETURNS TO THE BIG SCREEN THANKS TO NFSA RESTORES

8 MARCH 2017

The National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA) presents the premiere of its digital restoration of acclaimed director Charles Chauvel’s 1949 film  Sons of Matthew,  on Friday 17 March at Arc cinema.

RARE 1901 CRICKET FOOTAGE BROUGHT BACK TO LIFE BY NFSA!

22 FEBRUARY 2017

The NFSA has built a custom-made device in order to digitise and publish a rare ‘Kinora’ reel featuring 1901 footage of legendary cricketers K.S. Ranjitsinhji and C.B.Fry.

YOU CAN JIVE: 40 YEARS OF ABBA MANIA AT NFSA!

21 FEBRUARY 2017

NFSA to celebrate ABBA on 5 March, in partnership with the Embassy of Sweden.

HISTORIC TASMANIAN ABORIGINAL RECORDINGS CELEBRATED BY AUSTRALIAN MEMORY OF THE WORLD

08 FEBRUARY 2017

The National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA) is proud to announce the induction of the 1899-1903 Fanny Cochrane Smith Tasmanian Aboriginal recordings into the UNESCO Australian Memory of the World Register.

LOST FRANK CAPRA FILM, FOUND AND RESTORED!

18 JANUARY 2017

This February, the National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA) presents the world premiere of its digital restoration of the once-thought-lost Three Days to Live (1924), one of the earliest known titles to include the work of iconic filmmaker Frank Capra.

AMERICAN EPIC: SUNDAY BLUES AND BARBECUE AT THE NFSA

28 NOVEMBER 2016

Next Sunday 11 December, the National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA), supported by the United States Embassy, Canberra, is throwing a musical celebration not to miss!

DIRECTOR JOCELYN MOORHOUSE TO REVISIT HER CLASSIC PROOF AT THE NFSA! 

17 NOVEMBER 2016

Two of Australia's leading directors - Jocelyn Moorhouse (The Dressmaker) and P.J. Hogan (Muriel's Wedding) - join us at Arc for filmmaker Q&A.

SUMMER AT THE NFSA: PROOF, AN AMERICAN EPIC, FRIDAY TUNES 

17 NOVEMBER 2016

With the sunny season approaching, the National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA) has launched its 2016-17 summer program, loaded with special events and screenings.

SEARCH FOR NEW CEO AT THE NATIONAL FILM AND SOUND ARCHIVE

14 NOVEMBER 2016

The Board of the National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA) will conduct an international search for a new CEO to lead the unique national cultural institution.

DISCOVER A NEW WAY TO EXPERIENCE AUSTRALIA'S LARGEST AUDIOVISUAL COLLECTION ONLINE!

14 NOVEMBER 2016

The National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA) has launched a new website where Australians can discover their national audiovisual collection in exciting ways!

BINGE WATCHING, RETRO-STYLE! CELEBRATING 60 YEARS OF TV AT THE NFSA

10 November 2016

It’s TV’s diamond year, and to celebrate the National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA) is hosting a special evening of retro treasures and blasts from the past. 

HUGO WEAVING TO REVISIT 1991 CLASSIC PROOF AT SYDNEY FUNDRAISING SCREENING!

26 October 2016

The NFSA, in partnership with Sydney’s Ritz cinema, presents the digital restoration of the award-winning Australian film Proof on Wednesday 9 November.

DIGITAL AGE LEADERS GATHER IN CANBERRA TO SAVE CULTURAL COLLECTIONS

26 October 2016

In a time of rapid technological growth, how do you manage an ever-growing cultural collection?

DARLING HARBOUR'S RAILWAY PAST COMES TO LIFE

11 October 2016

A documentary showcasing Darling Harbour as a busy railway goods yard, long before it became one of Sydney’s main destinations for recreation and entertainment, has been published online (http://bit.ly/SteamontheHarbour) by the NFSA.

PY MEDIA NAMED RECIPIENT OF 2016 INDIGENOUS REMOTE ARCHIVAL FELLOWSHIP

30 September 2016

South Australian production company Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara Media (PY Media) has been selected as the 2016 recipient of the Indigenous Remote Archival Fellowship, which will empower them to archive and preserve their invaluable audiovisual collection.

FELLOWSHIP TO SUPPORT PRESERVATION OF AUDIOVISUAL INDIGENOUS HERITAGE

29 August 2016

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander organisations in remote Australia can now apply to receive support and be empowered to archive and preserve their audiovisual cultural heritage.

COUNTDOWN TO SOUNDS OF AUSTRALIA!

09 August 2016

The countdown is on! Australians have two weeks to nominate their favourite songs, radio programs, etc. for this year’s Sounds of Australia – our nation’s ultimate selection of historically, culturally and artistically important sound recordings.