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Dec 2010

Vale James Dibble

The veteran Australian newsreader James Dibble has died in Sydney at the age of 87.

By Vincent Plush / 15 Dec 2010
Television

National Registry of Audiovisual Collections

The National Registry of Audiovisual Collections is a unique NFSA initiative – a listing of over 80 audiovisual collections from across Australia.

Nov 2010

Film Connection

An international collaboration between the NFSA and the US National Film Preservation Foundation has returned eight American silent short films previously presumed lost.

Film
Oct 2010

The mysteries of Taiwanese LPs

A recent acquisition in the recorded sound section of NFSA included a curious copy of a Seekers LP from the late 1960s.

By Graham McDonald / 27 Oct 2010
Sound

Reflections on film preservation

Can you ever truly say a film has 'been preserved'?

By Dominic Case / 1 Oct 2010
Film
Sep 2010

For the Term of His Natural Life

NFSA Historian Graham Shirley recalls the restoration of 'For the Term of His Natural Life' (1927).

By Graham Shirley / 27 Sep 2010
Film

Cooee Cabaret returns

The Cooee Cabaret is the NFSA's new live show based on the Sounds of Australia registry.

By Brendan Smith / 7 Sep 2010
Sound
May 2010

Film repair and splicing

Juan Vrijs from Haghefilm gives a lesson in film repair and splicing.

By Darren Weinert / 17 May 2010
Film
Photographs

Gleason storage site tour

Darren Weinert inspected a large Technicolor collection at George Eastman House's Gleason Storage Facility.

By Darren Weinert / 17 May 2010
Film

Motion Picture Department

Visiting the Motion Picture Department at George Eastman House.

By Darren Weinert / 14 May 2010
Photographs