A look at the early days of radio, charting its rise from crystal sets through to first broadcasts and advertisements, the emergence of commercial stations and radio personalities, and how the public’s voracious appetite for daily music, sport, news and conversation hinted at what radio would become.
Can you help us identify these Sydney locations from landmark 1920s films made by the McDonagh sisters?
We dive deep into the NFSA Oral History collection to present stories about leading stars and filmmakers featured in our Australians & Hollywood exhibition.
In the fourth of a 5-part series, Dr Jeannine Baker reveals some of the women who shaped and redefined television content for women and children.
The NFSA has identified rare footage of the 1920–21 Ashes Test series at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.
In the third of a five-part series, Dr Jeannine Baker celebrates some of the female producers and directors working in Australian television in the 1950s, 60s and 70s.