For a decade in the 1930s and 40s, Mavis Ripper was Australia's leading film costume designer.
Explore the world of film costumes with designer Marion Boyce.
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.
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.
Watch recent Oral History interview subjects talk about their connection to the NFSA.
Tens of thousands of items are collected by the NFSA each year. What did we collect in 2014? Part 1 includes elephant heads, fake moustaches and the wild one.
NFSA Historian Graham Shirley remembers filmmaker and actor Esben Storm (1950–2011).
Director-producer Ian Darling and actor Aden Young discuss 'In the Company of Actors' with school students as part of a NFSA Connects videoconference. Watch videos from the event.
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