For a decade in the 1930s and 40s, Mavis Ripper was Australia's leading film costume designer.
Explore the world of film costumes with designer Marion Boyce.
See the newly digitised and last-known images of the extinct thylacine, from 1935.
A determined son found footage of his mother’s gold medal win at the 1972 Paralympics in the NFSA collection.
The NFSA celebrates Home Movie Day 2019 by participating in a Home Movie Marathon that also coincides with the World Day for Audiovisual Heritage.
Caitlyn LeRoy, who works at the NFSA, discovers early footage of her family and place of birth in the collection.
A visit to the NFSA gave one family history researcher the chance to learn more about the adventures of her great uncle in the early 1920s.
Mark Foy's fashion parades from the 1940s and '50s, featuring designers Pierre Balmain and Schiaparelli, captured in gorgeous colour footage.
Three siblings starred in a film. Forty years later, they watched themselves on screen for the first time.
Dr Charles Gower was delighted to watch himself in a government documentary, 45 years after it was filmed.
For World Home Movie Day on 20 October we share early colour home movies of Sydney and San Francisco from award-winning filmmaker and NFSA Ambassador, Anthony Buckley.
We recently helped Tatiana Leskova, a 95-year-old ballerina, view a Ballet Russes performance from almost 80 years ago.
Audiences are about to discover the man behind the camera in the NFSA’s new exhibition Heath Ledger: A Life in Pictures.
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