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Dec 2010

Our summer playlist

From Little Pattie to Mondo Rock, check out our sizzling Sounds of Summer playlist.

By Matthew Davies / 21 Dec 2010
Sound

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

Melbourne Cup Stops the Nation Again

One of the first films ever recorded in Australia screens 12 times a day in Federation Square in the lead-up to the 150th Melbourne Cup.

By Siobhan Dee / 29 Oct 2010
Film

Reflections on film preservation

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

By Dominic Case / 1 Oct 2010
Film
Sep 2010

The future of music

Warren Fahey AM, founder of Larrikin Records, provides a personal perspective on the NFSA's recent Thomas Rome Lecture given by Ed St John.

By Warren Fahey / 14 Sep 2010
Sound
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

Motion Picture Department

Visiting the Motion Picture Department at George Eastman House.

By Darren Weinert / 14 May 2010
Photographs