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 UNESCO World Day for Audiovisual Heritage takes place on 27 October. To celebrate we go behind the scenes with an early cinema home entertainment system: the Kinora.
The NFSA recently acquired two signed photographs of silent film star Louise Lovely and a letter of hers responding to a fan in 1916.
The NFSA has recently acquired a Kinora 'flipper viewer', manufactured in England in 1901.
We had to build a custom-made device and photograph 465 frames in order to bring back to life a 1901 Kinora cricket film!
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!
Through this glass slide we catch a glimpse of a European perspective of Australia, circa 1895.
This is how a sequined dress bought in Paris by Yass woman Kathleen Coen in 1925 became part of Australia’s film history.
NFSA conservator Shingo Ishikawa and digitisation specialist Darren Weinert talk about digital preservation and packaging of cinema slides.
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