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.
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.
Vale Jimmy Hannan, who passed away on 7 January 2019, at the age of 84. We celebrate his life and work, and acknowledge his kind donation to the NFSA.
Television Archivist Bronwyn Barnett discusses her career in television.
The NFSA has recently acquired a Kinora 'flipper viewer', manufactured in England in 1901.
Tasha James, Indigenous Connections Manager at the NFSA, discusses her lifelong interest in archival collections.
Meet Beth Taylor, Online Content Producer at the NFSA, whose artistic endeavours include filmmaking, art installations, sculpture, writing and photography.
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?
Kylie, Jason, Bananarama. These are only some of the people that our Audio Services Preservation Officer and Assistant Curator worked with before joining the NFSA.
Sound designer, yoga teacher, film preserver, florist, foley artist, animal voice-over artist: the talents of our Senior Curatorial Officer Annie Breslin are many!
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