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Dec 2011

Inaugural AACTA Awards, 2011

Nominees have been announced for the inaugural AACTA Awards.

Miguel Gonzalez
Film
Television
Nov 2011

The Independent Spirit of Mad Bastards

Brendan Fletcher's feature won the 2011 NFSA IF Award for Independent Spirit. Miguel Gonzalez spoke with this 'mad' director/producer.

Miguel Gonzalez
Film

Digital technology

Digital technology has, for decades, been elbowing its way onto the set and changing the way films get made. Film journalist Sandy George discussed its impact with those who roll up their sleeves and do the hard behind-the-scenes slog of filmmaking.

Sandy George
Film

Vale Sarah Watt

The NFSA joins the Australian film industry in mourning the loss of artist, writer and filmmaker Sarah Watt to cancer.

Joanna Fleming
Film
Oct 2011

Happy 100th, Mr Hinde!

Much-loved Australian film critic John Hinde would have turned 100 today. NFSA Library manager Jan Thurling celebrates the radio and TV personality on his anniversary.

Jan Thurling
Film
Television

Who goes to Australian films?

Sandy George looks at the 'furphy' that Australians don't like Australian films and breaks down some data on who watches what and how films are consumed by audiences in Australia.

Sandy George
Film
Sep 2011

Marketing Australian films

Sandy George asks, how can Australian films and their limited promotional budgets compete with Hollywood's marketing machine?

Sandy George
Film
Aug 2011

Film festivals

Film journalist Sandy George looks at the impact of the Adelaide Film Festival.

Sandy George
Film

Giorgio Mangiamele tribute

Artist Rosemary Mangiamele reflects on the revival of her late husband's films.

Rosemary Mangiamele
Film
Jun 2011

Giorgio Mangiamele

The NFSA has recently restored four films made by the Italian-Australian filmmaker.

Graham Shirley
Film