Film & Sound News

Featured articles

List of articles

Dec 2016

2016 at the NFSA

The NFSA collects tens of thousands of items every year. What were some of the highlights for 2016?

Adam Blackshaw
Documents
Film
Object
Oral History
Photographs
Radio
Sound
Television

2016: A-list visitors and big crowds!

Here are just some of the events we presented in 2016.

Adam Blackshaw
Film
Object
Oral History
Sound
Television
Nov 2016

Jimmy Hannan: a winning smile

The Gold Logie-winning entertainer Jimmy Hannan recently donated a wealth of memorabilia to the NFSA.

Beth Taylor
Photographs
Sound
Television

Staff Profile: Karen Hewitt

Kylie, Jason, Bananarama. These are only some of the people that our Audio Services Preservation Officer and Assistant Curator worked with before joining the NFSA.

Adam Blackshaw
Sound
Oct 2016

Staff Profile: Annie Breslin

Sound designer, yoga teacher, film preserver, florist, foley artist, animal voice-over artist: the talents of our Senior Curatorial Officer Annie Breslin are many!

Sophie Barbera
Sound
Aug 2016

Hephzibah

Roz Barker reveals the link between Aspro headache tablets and world-famous violinist Yehudi Menuhin and his sister Hephzibah.

Roz Barker
Sound
Television

Ballarat time capsule

Ballarat is home to the gold rush and the Eureka Rebellion, two seminal events that shaped Australia's national story.

Adam Blackshaw
Film
Sound

Saving LGBTI radio

Radio Archivist Chris Arneil looks at the outcomes of our Gaywaves LGBTI radio preservation program.

Chris Arneil
Radio
Sound
Jul 2016

Remixing 'Treaty'

Warning: This article may contain names, images and voices of deceased Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Nick Henderson
Oral History
Sound

25 years of 'Treaty'

​​​​​​​Warning: This Article may contain names, images and voices of deceased Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Nick Henderson
Sound