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Mar 2012

Film collection hazards

Mould, vinegar odours and baby spiders; just another work day for film curators.

By Sally Jackson / 1 Mar 2012
Film
Oct 2011

Our Audiovisual Heritage

National Film and Sound Archive CEO Michael Loebenstein delivered a speech to mark the UNESCO World Day for Audiovisual Heritage on 27 October.

By Kylie Doherty / 27 Oct 2011
Film
Radio
Sound
Television
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
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

Skating in the park

The Marius Sestier film previously believed to have been shot in a Melbourne park has now been identified as being shot in Sydney's Prince Alfred Park.

By Sally Jackson / 15 Jun 2011
Film
May 2011

Visiting George Eastman House

Craig Dingwall arrives at George Eastman House as part of the NFSA’s exchange program.

By Craig Dingwall / 23 May 2011
Film

Paley Center for Media

The NFSA's Craig Dingwall continues his exchange program in the USA with a visit to The Paley Center for Media, in New York.

By Craig Dingwall / 16 May 2011
Film

George Eastman House exchange

Craig is visiting the USA in May as part of the NFSA's George Eastman House exchange program.

By Craig Dingwall / 10 May 2011
Film
Mar 2011

Preservation training

Students and staff who work with the film collection belonging to the TVN Thoroughbred Racing Archive receive training from Conservation Officer, Pat O'Connor.

By Pat O'Connor / 4 Mar 2011
Film
Feb 2011

The King's (lack of) Speech

Australia’s earliest surviving sound-on-film films are of the Duke of York, soon to be King George VI.

By Sally Jackson / 28 Feb 2011
Film