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Watch a Q&A with director Philippa Bateman.
Listen to a Q&A with director Jane Castle and producer Pat Fiske.
Regional TV began rolling out on the east coast 60 years ago.
Canberra is home to 12 of Australia’s most iconic cultural institutions. And for the first time in history, these icons are collaborating to give 12 unique perspectives of Australia’s story.
The Corrick Collection of films has now been digitised and is once again able to be shared with audiences.
A second season of the landmark factual series arrives on SBS from 10 March 2021, featuring over 160 minutes of NFSA collection footage.
Discover the many ways you can access our collection. You’ll be surprised of how much is available – onsite, online and elsewhere!
The NFSA is always open online, with our collection available to be explored 24/7.
The NFSA provided nearly three-quarters of the footage used in the groundbreaking four-part series Australia in Colour.
We had to build a custom-made device and photograph 465 frames in order to bring back to life a 1901 Kinora cricket film!
Sally Jackson traces the journey of Italian films to Australia via World Film Distributors and through the hands of collectors to the NFSA.
This week, the NFSA is hosting the 71st FIAF Congress in Sydney and Canberra. We look back at the technological predictions made at the previous NFSA-FIAF Congress in 1986.
Do you want to learn how to extend the lifespan of your photo, music, film and video collections? You've come to the right place.
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