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Dec 2010

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

Cooee Cabaret in Warrnambool

Shane Howard, of the classic Aussie band Goanna, will tonight perform one of the band's biggest hits 'Solid Rock' for the people of Warrnambool as part of Cooee Cabaret.

By Sarah Rhodes / 12 Nov 2010
Sound
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

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
Jul 2010

Museums and Restitution

I recently presented a paper at the International Conference on Museums and Restitution hosted by the Manchester Museum, UK.

By Sophia Sambono / 15 Jul 2010
May 2010

Library of Congress: film preparation

Carol Galbraith, the motion picture laboratory specialist in film inspection at the Library of Congress, takes Darren Weinert on a tour of the film preparation area.

By Darren Weinert / 25 May 2010
Film

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