The NFSA collection now includes over three million items. Here is a small taste of what we acquired in 2019.
From lifesaving to 'soul surfing’: Paul Byrnes tracks the history of surfing and surf movies in Australia.
Janine Winfree, a visitor from George Eastman House in the US, explores the NFSA's 28mm film collection.
Black Screen Coordinator Andrea Briggs reports from the first ever collaboration between the NFSA and the Clancestry festival.
Through this glass slide we catch a glimpse of a European perspective of Australia, circa 1895.
CEO Michael Loebenstein chronicles his recent trip to the Pilbara, where he and Chair Gabrielle Trainor joined the NFSA Indigenous Connections team.
Indigenous Connections curator Sophia Sambono reports on her team's recent visit to Alice Springs.
Interviews with cast and crew members and musicians featured in Wrong Side of the Road.
NFSA experts understand the importance of sharing their knowledge and experience with their peers. Conservation Manager Mick Newnham recently spent five days training remote Indigenous archivists.
The NFSA has been proud to present a number of awards and lecture series over the years, recognising and celebrating significant contributions to the conservation and heritage of Australian film and sound culture.
The NFSA has restored the only surviving and complete episode of Network Ten's Go!! show, from 1966. Broadcast curator Simon Smith rediscovers a 1960s Australian music television classic.
Highlights from last month's Beyond Bytes workshop hosted by the NFSA and featuring a panel of international guests from the forefront of new archive business models and processes.
Robert Waterfall explains how the NFSA protects the collection from threats posed by water, fire and natural disasters.
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