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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?

Tenille Hands
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May 2012

Preserving glass slides: Part 3

NFSA conservator Shingo Ishikawa and digitisation specialist Darren Weinert talk about digital preservation and packaging of cinema slides.

Shingo Ishikawa
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Preserving glass slides: Part 2

NFSA conservator Shingo Ishikawa and digitisation specialist Darren Weinert talk about the NFSA's glass slide preservation project.

Shingo Ishikawa
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Preserving glass slides: Part 1

NFSA conservator Shingo Ishikawa and digitisation specialist Darren Weinert talk about cinema slides and their history, manufacture and preservation.

Shingo Ishikawa
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Mar 2012

Ansett's last flight

The NFSA marks the tenth anniversary of the last flight of Ansett Australia on 5 March 2002 with two highlights from its new Ansett collection.

Siobhan Dee
Documents
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Jan 2012

Preserve or re-create?

NFSA conservator Shingo Ishikawa explores some of the ethical dilemmas that his profession is grappling with to remain relevant. Finding ways to preserve the non-physical elements surrounding physical objects is one example of a key challenge facing conservators.

Shingo Ishikawa
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