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.
Tens of thousands of items are collected by the NFSA each year. What did we collect in 2014? Part 2 includes wild sounds, rock stars, Indigenous music and Mardi Gras.
Tens of thousands of items are collected by the NFSA each year. What did we collect in 2014? Part 1 includes elephant heads, fake moustaches and the wild one.
Grace Barrand, a recent volunteer at the NFSA’s Melbourne office, uncovers the surprising connection between Australia's first community TV station and 'Star Wars'.
Philippe Mora shares family home movies that feature rare footage of the Melbourne art scene of the 1950s.
What do dingoes, 80s rock and an orgasmic opus have in common? They're all part of the 2014 Sounds of Australia!
Curator Itzell Tazzyman introduces 21st century audiences to the wonders of 19th century magic lanterns.
What better way to finish our 'Priscilla' 20th anniversary celebration than a visit from Stephan Elliott and Rebel Penfold-Russell, bringing the film's key components with them?
A 1931 nitrate film about the champion racehorse Phar Lap has been donated to the NFSA.
Film curator Sally Jackson writes about Australia's first cinema animations for the 2014 World Day for Audiovisual Heritage on 27 October.
Groundbreaking Australian TV crime drama Homicide is 50. Broadcast curator Simon Smith celebrates with behind-the-scenes images, production documents and interviews from the show's history.
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