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.
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'.
Broadcast curator Helen Tully writes about a time when listening to the airwaves or watching TV required a licence.
Watch three amateur films from the 1950s and 60s on the theme of 'fashion’.
50 years ago today Melbourne’s fourth television channel, ATV Channel 0 (now Channel 10), broadcast its opening night gala variety show THIS IS IT and thanks to preservation by the NFSA you can watch some of it here.
Executive producer Rebel Penfold-Russell talks about the universal appeal of 'The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert'.
The NFSA has released rare footage of one of Australian Rules football’s greatest players, Essendon forward John Coleman. Film curator Simon Smith made the discovery.
Thom Neal is the winner of the 2014 NFSA-ACS John Leake OAM ACS Award in Brisbane. We spoke with him a few days before he was named emerging cinematographer of the year.
'I like to think a cinematographer is a visual psychiatrist,' says 2013 NFSA-ACS John Leake OAM ACS Award winner Dale Alexander Bremner.
In partnership with the St Kilda Film Festival, the NFSA presents six of Ernest Singer’s 16mm home movies from the 1950s, projected on the big screen for the very first time.
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