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.
Film curator Sally Jackson writes about Australia's first cinema animations for the 2014 World Day for Audiovisual Heritage on 27 October.
Broadcast curator Helen Tully writes about a time when listening to the airwaves or watching TV required a licence.
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 death of Christian Houllemare over the June long weekend shocked and saddened the Sydney independent music community.
NFSA Senior Researcher Mick Newnham shares his expertise with South-East Asian archivists at SEAPAVAA in Vientiane, Laos.
The third and final instalment in our Beatles Australian tour anniversary celebration shows Beatlemania at its highest - and loudest - point.
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.
With the passing of Doc Neeson we have lost an icon of Australian rock, writes sound curator Thorsten Kaeding.
Kristy Stark, 2010 recipient of the NFSA-ACS John Leake OAM ACS Award talks about her transition from cinematographer to producer, producing for online and 'Wastelander Panda'.
Meg Labrum on the life and work of prolific film producer David Hannay (1939-2014).
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