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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
Nov 2010

75 classic films preserved

The NFSA together with Deluxe Sydney and Kodak (Australasia) have preserved and made available 75 classic Australian films.

Film

Salon Lumière

Film curator Sally Jackson's examination of original documents in Australia and France sheds new light on the man who brought the cinema to Australia in 1896.

By Sally Jackson / 22 Nov 2010
Film

Marius Sestier

The discovery of two films made in Australia by frères Lumière representative Marius Sestier in 1896 includes Australia’s earliest surviving film.

By Sally Jackson / 22 Nov 2010
Film

Patricia Lovell

Patricia Lovell AM will be awarded the NFSA's highest accolade - the Ken G Hall Preservation Award - on Monday night.

By Sarah Rhodes / 16 Nov 2010
Film
Oct 2010

NFSA Connects with '4'

Producer Joanna Buggy and highly acclaimed solo violinist Niki Vasilakis from Adelaide discussed the classical music documentary '4' with high school students in South Australia. Watch videos from the event.

By Imelda Cooney / 20 Oct 2010
Film
Sep 2010

NFSA connects with '4'

On 16 September, violinist Niki Vasilakis and producer Joanna Buggy discussed their documentary film '4' via videoconference with over 60 music and media students.

By Imelda Cooney / 22 Sep 2010
Film

And the Emmy goes to …

Two of Australian's finest make-up artists, Chiara Tripodi and Toni Ffrench, have won one Emmy Awards.

By Frances Baldwin / 15 Sep 2010
Television

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
Aug 2010

Reflections on Gillian Armstrong

Graham Shirley reflects on Gillian’s films and career ahead of this weekend’s repeat screenings of two of her films.

By Graham Shirley / 13 Aug 2010
Film