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Jan 2011

Population: not many

Old school hip hop sampling techniques presenting even older school responsibility for the future we are creating.

By Matt Cornell / 28 Jan 2011
Sound

Australia Day 2011 Honours

The National Film and Sound Archive extends its congratulations to the following appointments as Members of the Order of Australia in the Australia Day 2011 Honours List.

Film
Radio
Sound
Television

3D – a passing fad?

Special glasses, expensive televisions - there is no way that 3D technology will last. Or will it?

By Rod Butler / 18 Jan 2011
Film

Recovering audiovisual treasures

As Queensland and Western Australian towns are devastated by massive floods, efforts will need to be made to save precious film and other audiovisual treasures.

By Mick Newnham / 10 Jan 2011
Film
Object
Sound

Waltzing Matilda

The entire history of Australian recorded music can be traced through versions of Waltzing Matilda.

By Graham McDonald / 7 Jan 2011
Documents
Sound

Are we losing the picture?

The change to digital cinemas is rapidly gathering speed. How will film prints be screened in the future?

By Dominic Case / 2 Jan 2011
Film
Dec 2010

Our summer playlist

From Little Pattie to Mondo Rock, check out our sizzling Sounds of Summer playlist.

By Matthew Davies / 21 Dec 2010
Sound

Australian Jazz Archive

The Australian Jazz Archive is a part of the NFSA collection.

By Matthew Davies / 15 Dec 2010
Sound

Vale James Dibble

The veteran Australian newsreader James Dibble has died in Sydney at the age of 87.

By Vincent Plush / 15 Dec 2010
Television

The Story of the Kelly Gang

Sally Jackson and Graham Shirley describe the restoration of the landmark 'The Story of the Kelly Gang' (1906).

By Sally Jackson / 15 Dec 2010
Film