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Sep 2011

Fashion Week comes to Mediatheque

Zsuzsi Szucs, from the NFSA’s Access, Research and Development branch, reports on the latest additions to the Australian Mediatheque in Melbourne.

By Zsuzsi Szucs / 1 Sep 2011
Film
Aug 2011

Film festivals

Film journalist Sandy George looks at the impact of the Adelaide Film Festival.

By Sandy George / 30 Aug 2011
Film

Indigenous Representations

NFSA research fellow Anthony Linden Jones is looking at the representation of Indigenous culture in Australian film music, particularly focusing on films made before 1960.

By Anthony Linden Jones / 23 Aug 2011
Film
Sound

Giorgio Mangiamele tribute

Artist Rosemary Mangiamele reflects on the revival of her late husband's films.

By Rosemary Mangiamele / 12 Aug 2011
Film

Preservation planning

The final days of Mick Newnham's preservation conference feature a wet gate and a storm: a fitting juxtaposition of the subtlety and power of liquid.

By Mick Newnham / 12 Aug 2011

Learning the basics of video

Mick Newnham visits Lithuania to share his extensive knowledge of audiovisual preservation.

By Mick Newnham / 12 Aug 2011

Keep your analogue copies

NFSA Development Manager Executive Dominic Case looks back at the days when computers first infiltrated the film industry, and wonders what the digital present - and future - holds for film archives.

By Dominic Case / 8 Aug 2011
Film

The Sentimental Bloke

NFSA historian Graham Shirley gave a speech at the Powerhouse Museum about the NFSA's role in finding, restoring and preserving the classic Australian film.

By Graham Shirley / 5 Aug 2011
Film
Jul 2011

The Adventures of Jonathan Dennis

Emma Kelly explores the connections between the NFSA and Jonathan Dennis, the founding director of the New Zealand Film Archive.

By Emma Kelly / 26 Jul 2011
Film

Safeguarding Sound and Image Collections

Mick Newnham is in Latvia to provide training for the International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property.

By Mick Newnham / 22 Jul 2011