A behind-the-scenes look at Starstruck: Australian Movie Portraits, now showing at Samstag Museum in Adelaide.
Costume sketches and continuity polaroids from Ned Kelly, as featured in Heath Ledger: A Life in Pictures at the NFSA.
Annette Kellerman took on the world – swimming, acting, performing and writing herself into the history books.
For World Home Movie Day on 20 October we share early colour home movies of Sydney and San Francisco from award-winning filmmaker and NFSA Ambassador, Anthony Buckley.
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!
The new NFSA documentary Steam on the Harbour showcases Darling Harbour as a busy railway goods yard, long before it became a Sydney tourist destination.
A Town Like Alice premiered in Australia on 24 July 1956 and celebrates its 60th anniversary in 2016.
Sally Jackson traces the journey of Italian films to Australia via World Film Distributors and through the hands of collectors to the NFSA.
A former railway signaller, Film Curatorial Officer Jeff Wray explores the train films of Roger McKenzie.
Les McLaren is one of a group of Australian filmmakers who made significant documentaries in Papua New Guinea in the 1970s–1990s. We talked with him about their legacy.
Michael Waterhouse is sharing rare 1930s film shot by his grandfather on the Papua New Guinea goldfields. He talks about tracking down and reconstructing his grandfather’s films.
Discover the history of Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, through these items from the NFSA collection.
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