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Feb 2011

The King's (lack of) Speech

Australia’s earliest surviving sound-on-film films are of the Duke of York, soon to be King George VI.

By Sally Jackson / 28 Feb 2011
Film

Radio Maubere

Visitors to the NFSA’s headquarters in Canberra will confront an intriguing element of recent Australian broadcasting history.

By Vincent Plush / 24 Feb 2011
Sound

Bernie Carson

Bernie Carson is a 19-year-old performer from Harrisville in regional Queensland who will be singing at Cooee Cabaret in Boonah.

By Beth Taylor / 18 Feb 2011
Sound

Seeing what you've got

The switchover to digital technology in sound recording and television.

By Dominic Case / 1 Feb 2011
Film
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, covered

Just about every craze, fad and fashion in popular music has generated a recording 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