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Dec 2011

Keeping Our Story

A personal perspective on the early days of remote Indigenous media groups.

Chris Guster
Film
Oral History
Radio
Sound
Television

AKA Home of the Blizzard: Part 2

In Part 2 of his essay, Quentin Turnour investigates Frank Hurley's association with the promotion of Douglas Mawson's Australasian Antarctic Expedition film.

Quentin Turnour
Film
Photographs
Posters

AKA Home of the Blizzard: Part 1

Quentin Turnour challenges the myths surrounding the footage created to record and promote Douglas Mawson’s 1911–1914 Australasian Antarctic Expedition.

Quentin Turnour
Film
Photographs

Victorian College of the Arts

For nearly a decade, the NFSA has demonstrated its commitment to supporting Australia’s next generation of filmmaking talent by its ongoing sponsorship of the VCA School of Film and Television Graduate Screening Awards night.

Simon Smith
Film

Outback on screen: Part 2

Graham Shirley continues his exploration of the rich diversity of Australian cinematic representations and interpretations of the outback.

Graham Shirley
Film

Outback on screen: Part 1

Films set in the outback have been central to an imagining of Australia for both Indigenous and non-Indigenous filmmakers.

Graham Shirley
Film

Longford Lyell Lecture, 2011

The 2011 Longford Lyell Lecture - 'An Australian Actor's Perspective on the Industry' - was presented by Sigrid Thornton on 28 November 2011.

Film

Inaugural AACTA Awards, 2011

Nominees have been announced for the inaugural AACTA Awards.

Miguel Gonzalez
Film
Television
Nov 2011

Ken Russell's Voss

To celebrate the life of Ken Russell, Vincent Plush reveals a little-known connection between the late British director and Australia.

Vincent Plush
Film

Short films at the NFSA

Film curator Itzell Tazzyman introduces her role as collector of short films for the NFSA and highlights some recent international successes.

Itzell Tazzyman
Film