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Dec 2012

Decolonising Screen Memory

Graham Shirley reports from the recent Film and History Association of Australia and New Zealand conference in Melbourne.

By Graham Shirley / 18 Dec 2012
Film

Vale Albie Thoms

Graham Shirley's tribute to Albie Thoms (28 Jul 1941 - 28 Nov 2012), filmmaker and advocate for an independent Australian cinema.

By Graham Shirley / 17 Dec 2012
Film

100 years of fun at Luna Park!

Luna Park Melbourne is 100 years old! Collection Access Officer Siobhan Dee explores a new film compilation to celebrate the iconic park's birthday.

By Siobhan Dee / 7 Dec 2012
Film
Nov 2012

2012 Ken G Hall Award

The NFSA has chosen Susanne Chauvel Carlsson as the recipient of the 2012 Ken G Hall Film Preservation Award.

Film

NFSA Connects: Rabbit-Proof Fence

The first nationwide NFSA Connects session, dedicated to 'Rabbit Proof Fence', resonated strongly with students says program coordinator Imelda Cooney.

By Imelda Cooney / 12 Nov 2012
Film
Oct 2012

Collecting The Eye of the Storm

Film curators Jennifer Coombes and Tenille Hands recently accepted a collection of props and costumes from Fred Schepisi's 'The Eye of the Storm' (2011). How did they make their selection?

By Tenille Hands / 29 Oct 2012
Film
Object

Dying light: Corrick Collection

The team from the NFSA’s Motion Picture Laboratory describe the lessons learned from tinting the Corrick Collection films.

By Steve Clark / 27 Oct 2012
Film

Dying light: tinted film projects

The NFSA’s collection includes early coloured films, many of which are tinted and have been restored by the team from the NFSA's Motion Picture Laboratory.

By Steve Clark / 26 Oct 2012
Film

Dying light: Restoring tinted films

The team from the NFSA's Motion Picture Laboratory share their research about using traditional dyes and techniques to restore tinted films.

By Steve Clark / 25 Oct 2012
Film

Mystery of a Hansom Cab

Advertising has come a long way since The Mystery of a Hansom Cab was first adapted for the screen in Australia in 1911, as Helen Tully discovered.

By Helen Tully / 25 Oct 2012
Film
Television