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Jul 2015

John Hutchinson's life of sound

John Hutchinson dedicated many years to recording the sounds of Western Australia's wildlife, environment and people. Sound archivist Tessa Elieff writes about his life.

Tessa Elieff
Oral History
Sound
Jun 2015

John Hutchinson's legacy of sound

Sound archivist Tessa Elieff reports from a ceremony of appreciation for WA field sound recordist John Hutchinson that took place during Reconciliation Week.

Tessa Elieff
Oral History
Sound
Apr 2015

Towards a level playing field

Bronwyn Dowdall and Shevaun O'Neill discuss the attention economy and what it means for archives today.

Bronwyn Dowdall
Documents
Film
Object
Oral History
Photographs
Posters
Radio
Sound
Television
Mar 2015

Oral History express

Watch recent Oral History interview subjects talk about their connection to the NFSA.

Miguel Gonzalez
Oral History

Oral History: Film crew

An animal wrangler, film armourer and sound recordist discuss their careers in the Australian film industry in these Oral History interviews.

Bronwyn Murphy
Film
Oral History

Oral History: Directors

In these Oral History interviews, three filmmakers discuss their careers making documentary and drama for TV and film.

Bronwyn Murphy
Film
Oral History

Oral History: Musicians

Three popular musicians talk about their careers at length for the NFSA Oral History program.

Bronwyn Murphy
Oral History
Sound
Feb 2015

Vale Norman Yemm

Norman Yemm (1933-2014) reflects on some of his acclaimed roles on television and the opera stage, in a 2005 Oral History interview.

Helen Tully
Oral History
Television
Dec 2014

2014 at the NFSA, Part 2

Tens of thousands of items are collected by the NFSA each year. What did we collect in 2014? Part 2 includes wild sounds, rock stars, Indigenous music and Mardi Gras.

Adam Blackshaw
Oral History
Radio
Sound
Television

2014 at the NFSA, Part 1

Tens of thousands of items are collected by the NFSA each year. What did we collect in 2014? Part 1 includes elephant heads, fake moustaches and the wild one.

Adam Blackshaw
Documents
Film
Object
Oral History
Posters
Sound