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Get to know Archie Roach, who is being inducted into the ARIA Hall of Fame.
For World TV Day 2020, take a deep dive into our television collection.
A recording in the NFSA collection allowed Teilo Nicholls to finally hear his great-uncle's voice.
Production designer Melinda Doring has donated her mother's unique collection of home movies, including never-before-seen footage of The Beatles.
Restoring 'The Cheaters', a 1929 silent film by the pioneering McDonagh sisters.
Listen to a Q&A with cast and crew members of the iconic Australian film Sunday Too Far Away. The film's star, Jack Thompson, turns 80 on 31 August 2020.
The Australian History Timeline features over 90 film clips showcasing a unique collection of Australian history documentaries. Part 2 covers the 1900s to the 1940s.
We're excited to have reopened our doors in Canberra on 1 August with a special event – a booked-out Bluey pyjama party!
Discover the many ways you can access our collection. You’ll be surprised of how much is available – onsite, online and elsewhere!
In 1929, Hoyts – with help from Studebaker and the Shell Oil Company – loaded cinema sound equipment onto a truck so regional Australia could experience the latest in 'talking pictures'.
The NFSA is always open online, with our collection available to be explored 24/7.
For International Women's Day, we present a portrait of the pioneering Australian filmmakers, the McDonagh Sisters – Isabel, Paulette and Phyllis.
Can you help us identify these Sydney locations from landmark 1920s films made by the McDonagh sisters?
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