The NFSA collection now includes over three million items. Here is a small taste of what we acquired in 2019.
From lifesaving to 'soul surfing’: Paul Byrnes tracks the history of surfing and surf movies in Australia.
Janine Winfree, a visitor from George Eastman House in the US, explores the NFSA's 28mm film collection.
The coming of spring means one thing to Australia's NRL fans ... Finals!
Curator Sally Jackson explains why digital files are just as fragile as their analogue predecessors.
A Shakespeare adaptation directed by an Australian filmmaker was the world's first internet film. Miguel Gonzalez looks at Philippe Mora's 1996 prophecies.
On the 100th anniversary of the birth of Hector Crawford in the Melbourne suburb of Fitzroy, it is timely to reflect upon his contribution to Australia’s cultural life.
On Thursday 26 September 1974, a global musical phenomenon arrived in Canberra.
A rarely-seen experimental colourised version of Daddy Cool’s film clip for 'Eagle Rock' has been found and restored by the NFSA.
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!
Discover the history of Southern Queensland through these films and songs from the NFSA collection.
Behind-the-scenes glimpses of a film shot in Canberra in the forefront of the Australian film revival of the 1970s.
How did a tiny advertisement in the Classifieds section of The Canberra Times on 2 September 1969 lead to ‘Canberra’s Greatest Hoax'?
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