See a comprehensive selection of Australian animated short films from the NFSA collection.
Caitlyn LeRoy discovers early footage of her family and place of birth in the NFSA collection.
Listen to 1950s radio dramas by Grace Gibson Productions, including Carter Brown Mystery Theatre and Dragnet.
The NFSA collects tens of thousands of items every year. What were some of the highlights for 2016?
60 years ago, one sentence ‘Good evening and welcome to television’, marked the commencement of regular television transmission in Australia.
Television is celebrating 60 years in Australia this week. Did you know that in TV’s early days, a number of talented people built their own TV sets at home?
In 1979 two young Australians invented the first Fairlight sampling synthesizer and changed electronic music forever. We have one in working condition!
Production designer Melinda Doring has donated her mother's unique collection of home movies, including never-before-seen footage of The Beatles.
Television archivist Bronwyn Barnett continues her look at the arrival of colour TV in Australia 40 years ago, on 1 March 1975.
There are relatively few surviving brown wax cylinders recorded in Australia prior to 1903, which made the donation of one to the NFSA a very exciting prospect for Sound Curator Tamara Osicka.
On the 100th anniversary of the birth of Hector Crawford in the Melbourne suburb of Fitzroy, it is timely to reflect upon his contribution to Australia’s cultural life.
Martyn Jolly, Head of Photography and Media Arts at the ANU School of Art, writes about the connection between 'Soldiers of the Cross' and one of the world's first blockbuster films, Italy's 'Quo Vadis' (1913).
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