During 'Wimbledon Fortnight', we celebrate the incredible career of the tennis trailblazer.
Listen to a special presentation about Australian film icon, Chips Rafferty.
For a decade in the 1930s and 40s, Mavis Ripper was Australia's leading film costume designer.
Our doors may be closed temporarily but when it comes to the NFSA, we are always open online.
After successful seasons in Canberra, Adelaide, the Gold Coast and Bathurst, the Starstruck: Australian Movie Portraits exhibition now opens in Geraldton, WA.
We've recently acquired a die-cast model of a Cinesound Film Unit FJ Holden panel van, similar to that featured in the classic Australian film Newsfront.
The granddaughter of actress Diana Du Cane contacted us after seeing her grandmother in one of the Cinesound casting books featured in the Starstruck: Australian Movie Portraits exhibition.
Meet the Amazing Miss A - popular ragtime pianist Winifred Atwell, who conquered the charts in the 1950s and later made Australia her home.
These 1930s Cinesound casting books form the heart of the NFSA and National Portrait Gallery collaborative exhibition, 'Starstruck: Australian Movie Portraits'.
We recently acquired a small collection of seven rare Pathé vertical-cut disc records featuring recordings by Melbourne-born music hall star Billy Williams.
We had to build a custom-made device and photograph 465 frames in order to bring back to life a 1901 Kinora cricket film!
Tasmanian Aboriginal recordings are inscribed in the UNESCO Australian Memory of the World Register.
WARNING: this article contains names, images and voices of deceased Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
In 1979 two young Australians invented the first Fairlight sampling synthesizer and changed electronic music forever. We have one in working condition!
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