In 1929, Hoyts took the latest 'talking pictures' technology on tour to regional Australia.
Discover the stories behind some of Australia's beloved – and also lesser-known – national treasures.
With the news of the passing of Don Burrows, Australia has lost a giant and pioneer of modern Australian jazz.
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’.
We invited musician and composer Heinz Riegler to re-imagine a 1939 recording of a talking budgerigar that featured in the Art of Sound exhibition.
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.
Film curator Sally Jackson investigates the makers of the world's first cricket films, shot in Australia in 1897.
On the 50th anniversary of The Beatles' Australian tour, Frank Ifield and Martin Benge remember the times when they worked with the Fab Four.
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.
Dr Jennifer Gall, Manager Research Programs, introduces Anna Haebich and her work profiling the NFSA's holdings relating to Aboriginal performing arts in Western Australia.
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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