The NFSA is participating in a Home Movie Marathon on the World Day for Audiovisual Heritage.
Listen to excerpts from Richard Kingsmill's 1988 community radio documentary about the Australian music industry.
These 24 glass slides set out Walter Scott Griffiths' alternative vision for Canberra.
Jennifer Coombes explores the life of Pearl Schweig, an actress from the 1930s Cinesound casting books who features in the exhibition Starstruck: Australian Movie Portraits.
To mark 35 years since the premiere of The Thorn Birds mini-series, we take a look at the original costume design sketches in the NFSA collection and talk to Rachel Ward.
Jenny Gall takes a look at some classic Australian film costumes and how they've shaped the memorable characters who wore them.
These 1930s Cinesound casting books form the heart of the NFSA and National Portrait Gallery collaborative exhibition, 'Starstruck: Australian Movie Portraits'.
The NFSA collects tens of thousands of items every year. What were some of the highlights for 2016?
Television is celebrating 60 years in Australia this week. Did you know that in TV’s early days, a number of talented people built their own TV sets at home?
In 1979 two young Australians invented the first Fairlight sampling synthesizer and changed electronic music forever. We have one in working condition!
The musical comedy Starstruck (1982) and its colourful, outrageous costumes were ahead of their time.
Through this glass slide we catch a glimpse of a European perspective of Australia, circa 1895.
Tens of thousands of items are collected by the NFSA each year. What did we collect in 2014? Part 1 includes elephant heads, fake moustaches and the wild one.
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