A history of ethnographic filmmaking and the representation of Indigenous Australians on film.
Celebrating the women of cricket from the 1930s to today.
Janine Winfree, a visitor from George Eastman House in the US, explores the NFSA's 28mm film collection.
Jennifer Coombes explores the life of Pearl Schweig, an actress from the 1930s Cinesound casting books who features in the exhibition Starstruck: Australian Movie Portraits.
We've recently acquired a die-cast model of a Cinesound Film Unit FJ Holden panel van, similar to that featured in the classic Australian film Newsfront.
The granddaughter of actress Diana Du Cane contacted us after seeing her grandmother in one of the Cinesound casting books featured in the Starstruck: Australian Movie Portraits exhibition.
Jenny Gall takes a look at some classic Australian film costumes and how they've shaped the memorable characters who wore them.
These 1930s Cinesound casting books form the heart of the NFSA and National Portrait Gallery collaborative exhibition, 'Starstruck: Australian Movie Portraits'.
Berlei cinema and television advertisements and educational glass slides from the 1920s to the 1960s offer a window onto Australian fashion and social mores.
We had to build a custom-made device and photograph 465 frames in order to bring back to life a 1901 Kinora cricket film!
In 1979 two young Australians invented the first Fairlight sampling synthesizer and changed electronic music forever. We have one in working condition!
How the NFSA takes care of pests and mould, and what you can do at home to protect your own collections.
The musical comedy Starstruck (1982) and its colourful, outrageous costumes were ahead of their time.
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