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.
See highlights from a 1920s movie scrapbook focused on the work of the filmmaking McDonagh sisters.
Luna Park Melbourne is 100 years old! Collection Access Officer Siobhan Dee explores a new film compilation to celebrate the iconic park's birthday.
Film curators Jennifer Coombes and Tenille Hands recently accepted a collection of props and costumes from Fred Schepisi's 'The Eye of the Storm' (2011). How did they make their selection?
Advertising has come a long way since The Mystery of a Hansom Cab was first adapted for the screen in Australia in 1911, as Helen Tully discovered.
The recent Puberty Blues (2012) TV series reminds NFSA Television curator Frances Baldwin of watching the 1981 film version and receiving material from the film as an archivist in 1986.
See how Broken Hill has changed in these films and recorded sound items from the NFSA's collection.
Catch some slices of life in Tasmania from the NFSA collection, spanning from 1903 to 2003.
Actor Richard Moir, introduces the late Esben Storm’s films 'In Search of Anna' and 'The Bridge at Midnight Trembles'.
This exhibition of film posters highlights some of the many screen adaptations of Australian novels and plays held in the NFSA’s extensive collection relating to film, television and radio adaptations.
What are the must-see Australian adaptation films? We asked NFSA staff to nominate their favourites.
Director Kriv Stenders and editor Jill Bilcock discuss the making of 'Red Dog' with Queensland high school students for the latest NFSA Connects.
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