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Jun 2011

Preservation planning in the Pacific

Rod Butler and Mick Newnham of the NFSA's preservation team provide advice and training to industry colleagues from across the Pacific region.

By Rod Butler / 29 Jun 2011

Skating in the park

The Marius Sestier film previously believed to have been shot in a Melbourne park has now been identified as being shot in Sydney's Prince Alfred Park.

By Sally Jackson / 15 Jun 2011
Film

New preservation award

NFSA's head of preservation, Rod Butler, helps launch the NFSA SEAPAVAA Preservation Award in Malaysia.

By Rod Butler / 14 Jun 2011

Archiving in Malaysia

Rod Butler visits Filem Negara Malaysia.

By Rod Butler / 9 Jun 2011

Protecting collections

Rod Butler reports from the SEAPAVAA conference in Malaysia.

By Rod Butler / 9 Jun 2011

Sharing our preservation expertise

Sharing our preservation expertise in Malaysia at SEAPAVAA.

By Rod Butler / 7 Jun 2011
May 2011

Vale Bill Hunter

Paul Byrnes marks the death of iconic Australian film and television actor Bill Hunter, who will be remembered with affection by audiences and peers.

By Paul Byrnes / 19 May 2011
Film
Apr 2011

Australian Mediatheque

Latest additions to the Australian Mediatheque in Melbourne's Federation Square include early AFL footage and films of the Murray River Region.

By Zsuzsi Szucs / 7 Apr 2011
Film
Mar 2011

Young at Heart

The Young at Heart Film Festival is about engagement and involvement in film and is targeted at audiences over 60. It is held annually in March during NSW Seniors' Week.

By Susanne Haydon / 31 Mar 2011
Film

Judging short film festivals

When most people think of Clare Valley, their minds immediately turn to wine. But amidst the undulating rows of grapevines is one of Australia’s most exciting new short film festivals.

By Fiona Gunn / 23 Mar 2011
Film