The NFSA collection now includes over three million items. Here is a small taste of what we acquired in 2019.
From lifesaving to 'soul surfing’: Paul Byrnes tracks the history of surfing and surf movies in Australia.
Janine Winfree, a visitor from George Eastman House in the US, explores the NFSA's 28mm film collection.
Film curator Itzell Tazzyman introduces her role as collector of short films for the NFSA and highlights some recent international successes.
The NFSA has chosen David Hannay as the recipient of the 2011 Ken G Hall Film Preservation Award.
In early 1940, with Australia less than a year into World War 2, a 17-year-old George Shirley used his father’s 16 mm movie camera to film two grand visitors to Sydney Harbour.
Grant Scicluna wins the inaugural Orlando Short Film Award for his short film 'Neon Skin'. Grant tells us what he's been up to, and gives us an insight into the world of making short films on the streets of Melbourne.
Australia’s earliest surviving sound-on-film films are of the Duke of York, soon to be King George VI.
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