We pay tribute to 'Mr Movies', film critic and TV presenter Bill Collins (1934–2019).
On 21 June 1999, Prime Minister John Howard opened a major extension to the NFSA building.
We take an affectionate look at a true Australian icon – Skippy the Bush Kangaroo.
The NFSA collects tens of thousands of items every year. What were some of the highlights for 2016?
Television is celebrating 60 years in Australia this week. Did you know that in TV’s early days, a number of talented people built their own TV sets at home?
In 1979 two young Australians invented the first Fairlight sampling synthesizer and changed electronic music forever. We have one in working condition!
Bronwyn Dowdall and Shevaun O'Neill discuss the attention economy and what it means for archives today.
Stewart Shannon reveals some of the tricks and secrets that the Collection Management team use to keep the NFSA collection safe.
In part three, Jeannette Delamoir considers what Franklyn Barrett's 1925 tour of Far North Queensland with The Ten Commandments tells us about Barrett, film attendance and regional Australian audiences.
In part two, Jeannette Delamoir describes filmmaker Franklyn Barrett's preparations for, and staging of, a live prologue to The Ten Commandments in Far North Queensland, 1925.
Hollywood, local filmmakers and regional Australia intersect in the story of Franklyn Barrett's touring of a live prologue to Cecil B DeMille's The Ten Commandments in Far North Queensland, 1925.
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