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Dec 2010

The Story of the Kelly Gang

Sally Jackson and Graham Shirley describe the restoration of the landmark 'The Story of the Kelly Gang' (1906).

By Sally Jackson / 15 Dec 2010
Film

National Registry of Audiovisual Collections

The National Registry of Audiovisual Collections is a unique NFSA initiative – a listing of over 80 audiovisual collections from across Australia.

Nov 2010

Film Connection

An international collaboration between the NFSA and the US National Film Preservation Foundation has returned eight American silent short films previously presumed lost.

Film
Oct 2010

Reflections on film preservation

Can you ever truly say a film has 'been preserved'?

By Dominic Case / 1 Oct 2010
Film
Sep 2010

For the Term of His Natural Life

NFSA Historian Graham Shirley recalls the restoration of 'For the Term of His Natural Life' (1927).

By Graham Shirley / 27 Sep 2010
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.

By Darren Weinert / 25 May 2010
Film

Film repair and splicing

Juan Vrijs from Haghefilm gives a lesson in film repair and splicing.

By Darren Weinert / 17 May 2010
Film
Photographs

Gleason storage site tour

Darren Weinert inspected a large Technicolor collection at George Eastman House's Gleason Storage Facility.

By Darren Weinert / 17 May 2010
Film

Motion Picture Department

Visiting the Motion Picture Department at George Eastman House.

By Darren Weinert / 14 May 2010
Photographs

At George Eastman House

Darren Weinert arrives at George Eastman House.

By Darren Weinert / 12 May 2010