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Dec 2010

The Story of the Kelly Gang

Sally Jackson and Graham Shirley describe the restoration of the landmark 'The Story of the Kelly Gang' (1906).

By Sally Jackson / 15 Dec 2010
Film

Jedda

Find out how the NFSA restored this groundbreaking Australian film for release on DVD.

Film
Nov 2010

75 classic films preserved

The NFSA together with Deluxe Sydney and Kodak (Australasia) have preserved and made available 75 classic Australian films.

Film
Oct 2010

Reflections on film preservation

Can you ever truly say a film has 'been preserved'?

By Dominic Case / 1 Oct 2010
Film
Sep 2010

For the Term of His Natural Life

NFSA Historian Graham Shirley recalls the restoration of 'For the Term of His Natural Life' (1927).

By Graham Shirley / 27 Sep 2010
Film
Jun 2010

Researching post-war fashion

The NFSA recently hosted intern Laura Clarke, who identified NFSA collection items for the view-on-demand system at the Australian Mediatheque.

By Martin Ford / 29 Jun 2010
Film

Digitisation in New York

As part of an international exchange, Darren Weinert from the NFSA visits the International Centre of Photography in New York.

By Darren Weinert / 5 Jun 2010
Photographs

Testing photographic material

Testing photographic material of all types, for all types of stability issues.

By Darren Weinert / 3 Jun 2010
Photographs
May 2010

Captain Thunderbolt

'Wake in Fright', 'The Sentimental Bloke' and 'The Story of the Kelly Gang' - now comes another important discovery in Australia's search for 'lost' films.

By Graham Shirley / 28 May 2010
Film

Film repair and splicing

Juan Vrijs from Haghefilm gives a lesson in film repair and splicing.

By Darren Weinert / 17 May 2010
Film
Photographs