NFSA Restores: The Coolbaroo Club
In offering my congratulations to the Sydney: City of Film management committee for their successful bid, I would also like to reflect for a moment on why Sydney so richly deserves this honour.
We are celebrating the 100th anniversary of the earliest known surviving film of Test cricket in Australia with a new digital video master.
An international collaboration between the NFSA and the US National Film Preservation Foundation has returned eight American silent short films previously presumed lost.
The NFSA together with Deluxe Sydney and Kodak (Australasia) have preserved and made available 75 classic Australian films.
Film curator Sally Jackson's examination of original documents in Australia and France sheds new light on the man who brought the cinema to Australia in 1896.
The discovery of two films made in Australia by frères Lumière representative Marius Sestier in 1896 includes Australia’s earliest surviving film.
Patricia Lovell AM received the Ken G Hall Preservation Award at the NFSA in 2010.
One of the first films ever recorded in Australia screens 12 times a day in Federation Square in the lead-up to the 150th Melbourne Cup.