The NFSA collection now includes over three million items. Here is a small taste of what we acquired in 2019.
From lifesaving to 'soul surfing’: Paul Byrnes tracks the history of surfing and surf movies in Australia.
Janine Winfree, a visitor from George Eastman House in the US, explores the NFSA's 28mm film collection.
The NFSA has chosen Susanne Chauvel Carlsson as the recipient of the 2012 Ken G Hall Film Preservation Award.
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.
Dr. Jeannette Delamoir's PhD in media studies explored the construction of Louise Lovely's star persona, so she didn't hesitate when Arc Cinema asked her to introduce two of Lovely's films during the Spring Silents season.
Simon Smith reports on a feature-length selection of silent films curated by the NFSA for the 2012 Sydney Film Festival.
Nick Herd drew on the NFSA collection to research his new book, Networking, which places the history of Australian commercial television in its proper context.
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