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.
For International Women's Day, we present a portrait of the pioneering Australian filmmakers, the McDonagh Sisters – Isabel, Paulette and Phyllis.
The NFSA is now making available episodes of the 1960s Life in Australia series from the Film Australia Collection in stunning 4K HD.
'Life Through the Lens' is a photographic showcase currently on display in the Liversidge Space at the NFSA building in Canberra.
Vale Jimmy Hannan, who passed away on 7 January 2019, at the age of 84. We celebrate his life and work, and acknowledge his kind donation to the NFSA.
Jane Campion's bold and unconventional work has been acclaimed around the world.
Matt Nettheim shares insights into his work as on-set stills photographer on films featured in the Starstruck: Australian Movie Portraits exhibition.
Our 100th curated collection is all about the 1980s, and it stars Charles and Diana, Kylie and Dannii Minogue, Edna Everage, David Attenborough, Linda Burney, Ken Done, Michael Hutchence and many, many more.
Prompted by our Women in Radio curated collection, Neale Hoggan sent us some lovely images depicting his mother Enid's life in radio.
We look back at the legacy of Daddy Cool, a band which delivered many firsts for Australian music.
The NFSA collects tens of thousands of items every year. What were some of the highlights for 2016?
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