With the passing of George Ogilvie, Australia has lost one of its most acclaimed theatre, film and TV directors.
In 1929, Hoyts took the latest 'talking pictures' technology on tour to regional Australia.
Discover the stories behind some of Australia's beloved – and also lesser-known – national treasures.
On 14 February 2020, it is 120 years since the (fictional) events in Picnic at Hanging Rock. Jenny Gall takes a close look at two of the costumes from Peter Weir's film, released 45 years ago in 1975.
For World Television Day on 21 November, curator Simon Smith investigates the surviving footage of Australian television's opening night.
The NFSA celebrates Home Movie Day 2019 by participating in a Home Movie Marathon that also coincides with the World Day for Audiovisual Heritage.
After successful seasons in Canberra, Adelaide, the Gold Coast and Bathurst, the Starstruck: Australian Movie Portraits exhibition now opens in Geraldton, WA.
Fredd Bear, the much-loved children’s television character from the late 1960s and early 70s, has arrived at the NFSA.
We're marking the 30th anniversary of the passing of radio entrepreneur Grace Gibson with the publication of some vintage radio dramas.
Mark Foy's fashion parades from the 1940s and '50s, featuring designers Pierre Balmain and Schiaparelli, captured in gorgeous colour footage.
The NFSA provided nearly three-quarters of the footage used in the groundbreaking four-part series Australia in Colour.
Three siblings starred in a film. Forty years later, they watched themselves on screen for the first time.
Construction of the Perth to Coolgardie Water Scheme is a story of personal tragedy, political rivalries, corruption and trial by media that nearly tore apart Australia at the moment of its birth.
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