Twenty years after his tragic passing, we pay tribute to one of Australia's most dynamic rock stars.
We mark World Television Day by sharing two recent ‘finds’ in the NFSA’s vast television collection.
The 1930s Cinesound casting books at the heart of the new Starstruck exhibition.
A look at the red satin dress worn by Nicole Kidman in Moulin Rouge!, as featured in Starstruck: Australian Movie Portraits.
The NFSA recently acquired a Polyorama Panoptique, a 19th century French optical toy.
These 1930s Cinesound casting books form the heart of the NFSA and National Portrait Gallery collaborative exhibition, 'Starstruck: Australian Movie Portraits'.
Meet 99-year-old Eddie Vormister and his homemade film projector.
Berlei cinema and television advertisements and educational glass slides from the 1920s to the 1960s offer a window onto Australian fashion and social mores.
The stars of Australian radio serials and cinema touched the lives of many, but one Sydney teenager of the 1950s had the autograph book to prove it.
The NFSA recently acquired costumes, scrapbooks and other memorabilia recording the career of Hal Turner, who played one of the first recognisable children's characters on Australian television.
We recently acquired a small collection of seven rare Pathé vertical-cut disc records featuring recordings by Melbourne-born music hall star Billy Williams.
One of the most unusual Graham Kennedy items in our collection is a candle in the shape of his head.
The NFSA has recently acquired a Kinora 'flipper viewer', manufactured in England in 1901.
Other ways to Support Us