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.
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 NFSA recently acquired a Polyorama Panoptique, a 19th century French optical toy.
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.
It’s been a year now that the NFSA has been home to the Gotye / Illuminart interactive sculpture 'Fractured Heart'.
Audio officer Gerry O'Neill reveals the mysteries of disc cleaning and digitisation, to make those old records sound like new.
The NFSA exhibition gallery is home to the newest incarnation of 'Fractured Heart', an interactive sound and light sculpture and collaboration between singer-songwriter Gotye and illuminart.
Martyn Jolly, Head of Photography and Media Arts at the ANU School of Art, writes about the connection between 'Soldiers of the Cross' and one of the world's first blockbuster films, Italy's 'Quo Vadis' (1913).
NFSA conservator Shingo Ishikawa and digitisation specialist Darren Weinert talk about digital preservation and packaging of cinema slides.
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