Listen to a special presentation about Australian film icon, Chips Rafferty.
For a decade in the 1930s and 40s, Mavis Ripper was Australia's leading film costume designer.
See the newly digitised and last-known images of the extinct thylacine, from 1935.
George Ogilvie – widely recognised as one of Australia's most acclaimed theatre, film and television directors – passed away peacefully on 5 April 2020.
Our doors may be closed temporarily but when it comes to the NFSA, we are always open online.
For International Women's Day, we present a portrait of the pioneering Australian filmmakers, the McDonagh Sisters – Isabel, Paulette and Phyllis.
Jennifer Coombes explores the life of Pearl Schweig, an actress from the 1930s Cinesound casting books who features in the exhibition Starstruck: Australian Movie Portraits.
These 1930s Cinesound casting books form the heart of the NFSA and National Portrait Gallery collaborative exhibition, 'Starstruck: Australian Movie Portraits'.
From a child actor in 'The Sullivans' to playing Dewey Crowe in 'Justified', Damon Herriman's oral history covers his long and varied acting career from the 1970s to now.
Anne Louise Lambert came to the NFSA for the 40th anniversary screening of Picnic at Hanging Rock on 7 August 2015. We spoke with her about the film's legacy, and the effect it had on her life.
Highlights from last month's Beyond Bytes workshop hosted by the NFSA and featuring a panel of international guests from the forefront of new archive business models and processes.
This week, the NFSA is hosting the 71st FIAF Congress in Sydney and Canberra. We look back at the technological predictions made at the previous NFSA-FIAF Congress in 1986.
Watch recent Oral History interview subjects talk about their connection to the NFSA.
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