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Dec 2011

Victorian College of the Arts

For nearly a decade, the NFSA has demonstrated its commitment to supporting Australia’s next generation of filmmaking talent by its ongoing sponsorship of the VCA School of Film and Television Graduate Screening Awards night.

By Simon Smith / 15 Dec 2011
Film
Nov 2011

The Independent Spirit of Mad Bastards

Brendan Fletcher's feature won the 2011 NFSA IF Award for Independent Spirit. Miguel Gonzalez spoke with this 'mad' director/producer.

By Miguel Gonzalez / 17 Nov 2011
Film
Oct 2011

Australia Votes

How has political advertising changed over the last century? Dr Lisa Milner from Southern Cross University is researching election campaign media in the NFSA collection.

By Lisa Milner / 28 Oct 2011
Film

Happy 100th, Mr Hinde!

Much-loved Australian film critic John Hinde would have turned 100 today. NFSA Library manager Jan Thurling celebrates the radio and TV personality on his anniversary.

By Jan Thurling / 26 Oct 2011
Film
Television
May 2011

Franklyn Barrett in Queensland

Franklyn Barrett toured Queensland in 1925 with the screening of Cecil B De Mille's, 'The Ten Commandments' (1923) - accompanied by 11 tonnes of scenery, costumes, dancing girls, live orchestra, explosives and more.

By Jeannette Delamoir / 23 May 2011
Film

Emerging Cinematographer Edward Goldner

Edward Goldner, winner of the NFSA-ACS Emerging Cinematographer Award for 2011, has his sights set on the Budapest Cinematography Masterclass.

By Edward Goldner / 18 May 2011
Film
Apr 2011

Kirsty Stark

The inaugural winner of the NFSA/ACS John Leake OAM ACS Award to an Emerging Cinematographer.

By Kirsty Stark / 29 Apr 2011
Film
Mar 2011

Judging short film festivals

When most people think of Clare Valley, their minds immediately turn to wine. But amidst the undulating rows of grapevines is one of Australia’s most exciting new short film festivals.

By Fiona Gunn / 23 Mar 2011
Film

Billions of bytes

Dominic Case talks about digital formats and why a full definition cinema quality digital film would not even come close to fitting onto your biggest home hard drive.

By Dominic Case / 18 Mar 2011
Film
Jan 2011

Australia Day 2011 Honours

The National Film and Sound Archive extends its congratulations to the following appointments as Members of the Order of Australia in the Australia Day 2011 Honours List.

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