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.
What do dingoes, 80s rock and an orgasmic opus have in common? They're all part of the 2014 Sounds of Australia!
Broadcast curator Helen Tully writes about a time when listening to the airwaves or watching TV required a licence.
Watch three amateur films from the 1950s and 60s on the theme of 'fashion’.
50 years ago today Melbourne’s fourth television channel, ATV Channel 0 (now Channel 10), broadcast its opening night gala variety show THIS IS IT and thanks to preservation by the NFSA you can watch some of it here.
The NFSA looks to the television collection to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Channel 10 in Melbourne, then known as ATV0.
Executive producer Rebel Penfold-Russell talks about the universal appeal of 'The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert'.
Film curator Sally Jackson investigates the makers of the world's first cricket films, shot in Australia in 1897.
American DJ Casey Kasem's American Top 40 was a fixture on commercial radio stations all over the world. He passed away on 15 June 2014.
The NFSA has released rare footage of one of Australian Rules football’s greatest players, Essendon forward John Coleman. Film curator Simon Smith made the discovery.
Thom Neal is the winner of the 2014 NFSA-ACS John Leake OAM ACS Award in Brisbane. We spoke with him a few days before he was named emerging cinematographer of the year.
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