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Dec 2013

Vale Andrew Plain

Andrew Plain - sound designer, sound editor and supervising sound editor - died on 13 December. Jennifer Balcomb and the NFSA's Imelda Cooney pay tribute.

Imelda Cooney
Sound

Preserving the born-digital

Sound archivist Tess Elieff shares some of her favourite Bandcamp discoveries and explains why this platform is a digital archivist's best friend.

Tessa Elieff
Sound

Francesca de Valence

The NFSA presented a National Songwriting Award to Francesca de Valence for her song ‘Beautiful Night’.

Imelda Cooney
Sound

Horror Highway, 1974

Christmas drivers taking the coast road out of Canberra in 1974 had to face the rapidly deteriorating 'horror highway'.

Bronwyn Barnett
Television

Natasha Pincus

Filmmaker and writer Natasha Pincus discusses her rise to world prominence with her concept, direction, production, and editing of the ARIA award-winning video for Gotye’s, 'Somebody That I Used To Know'.

Ken Berryman
Nov 2013

One year of Fractured Heart

It’s been a year now that the NFSA has been home to the Gotye / Illuminart interactive sculpture 'Fractured Heart'.

Scarlet Barnett
Object
Sound

The Darkside of the Force

We caught up with Warwick Thornton to talk about his new film The Darkside, in which the NFSA makes a cameo.

Miguel Gonzalez
Film

Binny Lum and the stars

Binny Lum was known for her friendly, conversational style, and her programs were popular for their interviews with diverse Australian and international personalities.

Chris Arneil
Radio

Vale Robin Clifton

Film Location Scout and Location Manager Robin Clifton passed away on 1 November 2013, following a battle with cancer.

Pamela Willis Burden
Film
Television

Hal McElroy

For World Television Day, Frances Baldwin talks to Hal McElroy and looks at TV highlights from his 40-year producing career.

Frances Baldwin
Television