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 recent Puberty Blues (2012) TV series reminds NFSA Television curator Frances Baldwin of watching the 1981 film version and receiving material from the film as an archivist in 1986.
As the world turns its attention to London, host city of the 2012 Olympic Games, Simon Smith explores an endearing travelogue of the city.
'The Shadowcatchers: a history of cinematography in Australia' by Martha Ansara was produced with the support of the NFSA and launched this month.
Nick Herd drew on the NFSA collection to research his new book, Networking, which places the history of Australian commercial television in its proper context.
Some of our most notable screenwriters talk about their craft.
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