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.
Costume designer Norma Moriceau drew on her background in the London punk scene when creating iconic costumes for Mad Max 2 and Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome.
To coincide with National Reconciliation Week 2020, we look back at the Walk for Reconciliation across the Sydney Harbour Bridge, which took place 20 years ago on 28 May 2000.
The NFSA is celebrating the 20th anniversary of The Matrix with a special screening and Q&A with Executive Producer Andrew Mason.
WARNING: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are advised that the following article contains the names, images and voices of deceased persons.
On 21 June 1999, Prime Minister John Howard opened a major extension to the NFSA building.
Within a generation, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander filmmakers have become a vibrant presence in the centre of filmmaking in Australia.
The NFSA provided nearly three-quarters of the footage used in the groundbreaking four-part series Australia in Colour.
Jennifer Coombes looks at costume sketches and continuity polaroids of Heath Ledger’s portrayal of Ned Kelly, as featured in the exhibition Heath Ledger: A Life in Pictures at the NFSA.
As part of our Newscaf series, we revisit the moment 25 years ago when Sydney won the right to host the 2000 Summer Olympic Games.
Heath Ledger’s career and life were tragically cut short, but his international success and the calibre of his performances will endure the test of time.
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