We pay tribute to 'Mr Movies', film critic and TV presenter Bill Collins (1934–2019).
On 21 June 1999, Prime Minister John Howard opened a major extension to the NFSA building.
We take an affectionate look at a true Australian icon – Skippy the Bush Kangaroo.
The NFSA provided nearly three-quarters of the footage used in the groundbreaking four-part series Australia in Colour.
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.
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.
As the 120th anniversary of cinema in Australia creeps up on us, Curator Sally Jackson takes a moment to consider how Australians recognise their cinema heritage.
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.
This week, the NFSA is hosting the 71st FIAF Congress in Sydney and Canberra. We look back at the technological predictions made at the previous NFSA-FIAF Congress in 1986.
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