The NFSA collection now includes over three million items. Here is a small taste of what we acquired in 2019.
From lifesaving to 'soul surfing’: Paul Byrnes tracks the history of surfing and surf movies in Australia.
Janine Winfree, a visitor from George Eastman House in the US, explores the NFSA's 28mm film collection.
An Ancient History professor explored her own past when she watched an episode of a quiz show she'd participated in as a child.
We've recently acquired a die-cast model of a Cinesound Film Unit FJ Holden panel van, similar to that featured in the classic Australian film Newsfront.
The NFSA collects tens of thousands of items every year. What were some of the highlights for 2016?
In 1979 two young Australians invented the first Fairlight sampling synthesizer and changed electronic music forever. We have one in working condition!
Highlighting the achievements of nine Australian leaders for International Women's Day on 8 March.
Discover the history of Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, through these items from the NFSA collection.
The National Film and Sound Archive extends its congratulations to the following appointments as Members of the Order of Australia in the Australia Day 2011 Honours List.
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