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Aug 2011

Learning the basics of video

Mick Newnham visits Lithuania to share his extensive knowledge of audiovisual preservation.

By Mick Newnham / 12 Aug 2011

Keep your analogue copies

NFSA Development Manager Executive Dominic Case looks back at the days when computers first infiltrated the film industry, and wonders what the digital present - and future - holds for film archives.

By Dominic Case / 8 Aug 2011
Film
Jul 2011

Safeguarding Sound and Image Collections

Mick Newnham is in Latvia to provide training for the International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property.

By Mick Newnham / 22 Jul 2011

The art of festival posters

Music and film festivals and festival posters have become an integral part of Australia’s cultural scene. Collective Passions showcases festival posters in the NFSA collection.

By Morgyn Phillips / 15 Jul 2011
Posters

New Caledonia's memories

The NFSA gives New Caledonians an important window to their history by providing a copy of a short documentary made in the 1920s and previously unavailable in New Caledonia.

By Rod Butler / 6 Jul 2011
Jun 2011

Asia Pacific archiving

Rod Butler and Mick Newnham share the NFSA's preservation expertise in Noumea.

By Rod Butler / 29 Jun 2011
Film
Sound

New preservation award

NFSA's head of preservation, Rod Butler, helps launch the NFSA SEAPAVAA Preservation Award in Malaysia.

By Rod Butler / 14 Jun 2011

Archiving in Malaysia

Rod Butler visits Filem Negara Malaysia.

By Rod Butler / 9 Jun 2011

Ethics of archiving

Rod Butler continues to blog from Malaysia about NFSA's current engagement in preservation discussions among South-East Asian and Pacific nations.

By Rod Butler / 9 Jun 2011

Protecting collections

Rod Butler reports from the SEAPAVAA conference in Malaysia.

By Rod Butler / 9 Jun 2011