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.
Thai Film Archivist Kedsuda Jina recently visited the NFSA to learn about our preservation work. She told Clair Hurford that her country's heritage is in danger because of a lack of interest from the public.
NFSA Manager, National Media Miguel Gonzalez discovered an article written by Ken G Hall in 1950, about the future of television. The legendary Australian filmmaker was right about most of his predictions!