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May 2013

British Library Sound Archive

Sound archivist Tessa Elieff describes the ‘Sound, Archives and the Listening Public’ seminar that took place on her first day at the British Library Sound Archive.

By Tessa Elieff / 29 May 2013
Sound

Imaging scientists and archivists

Rod Butler, Head of Preservation and Technical Services, visited Washington DC to attend the Society for Imaging Science and Technology (IST) archiving conference.

By Rod Butler / 28 May 2013

Myanmar archive

Mick Newnham, head of the NFSA's Conservation, Research and Preparation team, investigates audiovisual preservation in Myanmar.

By Mick Newnham / 28 May 2013
Film
Sound

US Holocaust Memorial Museum

Film curator Kathrin di Rocco is taking part in an international exchange program. In Washington DC she discovers that the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum is no ordinary museum.

By Kathrin di Rocco / 28 May 2013

South West time capsule

A selection of films made about Australia's South West dating from 1907 to 1972.

By Beth Taylor / 25 May 2013
Film

Eagle Rock

A rarely-seen experimental colourised version of Daddy Cool’s film clip for 'Eagle Rock' has been found and restored by the NFSA.

By Simon Smith / 22 May 2013
Film
Oral History
Sound

1950 TV prophecies

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!

By Miguel Gonzalez / 20 May 2013
Television

Celeste Bartos Film Preservation Center

Film curator Kathrin di Rocco reports from the Celeste Bartos Film Preservation Center of the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in Pennsylvania.

By Kathrin di Rocco / 13 May 2013
Film

British Film Noir

A new season explores classics and forgotten masterpieces of British cinema’s film noir cycle.

By Quentin Turnour / 9 May 2013
Film

Asghar Farhadi

Arc Screening Program Manager Quentin Turnour profiles the career of Iranian cinema’s hottest director, Asghar Farhadi, ahead of a special program featuring four of his films.

By Quentin Turnour / 3 May 2013
Film