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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

The mysteries of Taiwanese LPs

A recent acquisition in the recorded sound section of NFSA included a curious copy of a Seekers LP from the late 1960s.

By Graham McDonald / 27 Oct 2010
Sound

Reflections on film preservation

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

By Dominic Case / 1 Oct 2010
Film
Aug 2010

‘Mama don’t take my Kodachrome away’

The last roll of 35mm Kodachrome film is ready to be processed.

By Dominic Case / 6 Aug 2010
Film
Jun 2010

Researching post-war fashion

The NFSA recently hosted intern Laura Clarke, who identified NFSA collection items for the view-on-demand system at the Australian Mediatheque.

By Martin Ford / 29 Jun 2010
Film
May 2010

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
Mar 2010

Salon Lumière at the NFSA

Today, the release of 'Patineur Grotesque' and the visit of Marius Sestier’s descendants, Mons. Robert Sestier and his sister, Mme Marie-Dominique Petitbois was celebrated in Arc cinema.

By Sally Jackson / 17 Mar 2010
Film