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.
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 challenges the myths surrounding the footage created to record and promote Douglas Mawson’s 1911–1914 Australasian Antarctic Expedition.
The 2011 Longford Lyell Lecture - 'An Australian Actor's Perspective on the Industry' - was presented by Sigrid Thornton on 28 November 2011.
Paul Byrnes marks the death of iconic Australian film and television actor Bill Hunter, who will be remembered with affection by audiences and peers.
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