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.
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.
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.
The NFSA provided nearly three-quarters of the footage used in the groundbreaking four-part series Australia in Colour.
World Day for Audiovisual Heritage 2018 takes place on 27 October. The NFSA's Gayle Lake and Richard Vorobieff discuss the significance of preserving our heritage.
To mark 35 years since the premiere of The Thorn Birds mini-series, we take a look at the original costume design sketches in the NFSA collection and talk to Rachel Ward.
Jenny Gall takes a look at some classic Australian film costumes and how they've shaped the memorable characters who wore them.
A look at the red satin dress worn by Nicole Kidman in Moulin Rouge!, as featured in Starstruck: Australian Movie Portraits.
The NFSA recently acquired costumes, scrapbooks and other memorabilia recording the career of Hal Turner, who played one of the first recognisable children's characters on Australian television.
We had to build a custom-made device and photograph 465 frames in order to bring back to life a 1901 Kinora cricket film!
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