For a decade in the 1930s and 40s, Mavis Ripper was Australia's leading film costume designer.
Explore the world of film costumes with designer Marion Boyce.
See the newly digitised and last-known images of the extinct thylacine, from 1935.
NFSA curator Jenny Gall shines a spotlight on Mavis Ripper, a pioneer of Australian costume design for film and theatre.
Director George Miller talks about making the first Mad Max film, released in US cinemas 40 years ago this month.
For International Women's Day, we present a portrait of the pioneering Australian filmmakers, the McDonagh Sisters – Isabel, Paulette and Phyllis.
Can you help us identify these Sydney locations from landmark 1920s films made by the McDonagh sisters?
A determined son found footage of his mother’s gold medal win at the 1972 Paralympics in the NFSA collection.
For years the negative of Wake in Fright (1971) was thought to be lost forever. Here is the story behind the restoration and re-release of the classic Australian film.
The NFSA provided nearly three-quarters of the footage used in the groundbreaking four-part series Australia in Colour.
Dr Charles Gower was delighted to watch himself in a government documentary, 45 years after it was filmed.
Photographs, news and home movie footage capture the excitement of the opening of the Sydney Opera House, 45 years ago on 20 October 1973.
Audiences are about to discover the man behind the camera in the NFSA’s new exhibition Heath Ledger: A Life in Pictures.
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