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.
The first Academy Award ever won by an Australian is in the NFSA collection.
Listen to excerpts from an Oral History interview with Elise Lockwood. Twenty-five years ago, she was the stills photographer on the set of 'The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert' (1994).
The NFSA collection contains over 100 political glass slide advertisements from 1917 to 1976.
Within a generation, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander filmmakers have become a vibrant presence in the centre of filmmaking in Australia.
The NFSA is now making available episodes of the 1960s Life in Australia series from the Film Australia Collection in stunning 4K HD.
'Life Through the Lens' is a photographic showcase currently on display in the Liversidge Space at the NFSA building in Canberra.
Construction of the Perth to Coolgardie Water Scheme is a story of personal tragedy, political rivalries, corruption and trial by media that nearly tore apart Australia at the moment of its birth.
Vale Jimmy Hannan, who passed away on 7 January 2019, at the age of 84. We celebrate his life and work, and acknowledge his kind donation to the NFSA.
We pay tribute to rock journalist and NFSA Oral History interviewer, Anthony O'Grady.
Dr Charles Gower was delighted to watch himself in a government documentary, 45 years after it was filmed.
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