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Feb 2016

'Drifting' at George Eastman Museum

Film Preservation Officer Paul Heslin went to George Eastman Museum in New York, and was fascinated by the restoration of Tod Browning's Drifting.

Paul Heslin
Film
Apr 2015

Towards a level playing field

Bronwyn Dowdall and Shevaun O'Neill discuss the attention economy and what it means for archives today.

Bronwyn Dowdall
Documents
Film
Object
Oral History
Photographs
Posters
Radio
Sound
Television
Sep 2014

Caring for two million collection items

Stewart Shannon reveals some of the tricks and secrets that the Collection Management team use to keep the NFSA collection safe.

Stewart Shannon
Object
Nov 2012

2012 Ken G Hall Award

The NFSA has chosen Susanne Chauvel Carlsson as the recipient of the 2012 Ken G Hall Film Preservation Award.

Film
Nov 2011

2011 Ken G Hall Award

The NFSA has chosen David Hannay as the recipient of the 2011 Ken G Hall Film Preservation Award.

Film
Mar 2011

Repairing Lumière film

Audiovisual Conservationist Sean Mosely takes us through the process of preparing some original Lumière company films for reprinting.

Sean Mosely
Film
Jan 2011

Are we losing the picture?

The change to digital cinemas is rapidly gathering speed. How will film prints be screened in the future?

Dominic Case
Film
May 2010

Library of Congress: film preparation

Carol Galbraith, the motion picture laboratory specialist in film inspection at the Library of Congress, takes Darren Weinert on a tour of the film preparation area.

Darren Weinert
Film