Media releases

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She’s still a Lady Beatle – previously unheard interview published by NFSA

Beatles fans will be able to hear, for the first time ever, the unedited version of an interview that John, George and Ringo gave to Melbourne radio personality Binny Lum ahead of their Australian tour in April 1964.

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Step back in time! Wax cylinders at Burnie Regional Gallery

Come and experience the early days of recorded sound and wax cylinder recording at Sounds Intriguing, at the Burnie Regional Art Gallery on 14 June.

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NFSA to hold workshops with industry

The NFSA will undertake a series of meetings and workshops with supporters and key stakeholders.

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Thom Neal, emerging cinematographer of the year

Thom Neal was named Emerging Cinematographer of the year at the Australian Cinematographers Society (ACS) National Awards, which were held on Saturday 24 May in Brisbane.

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The Mae Trio wins 2014 National Folk Award

This year’s National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA) National Folk Recording Award has been won by The Mae Trio for their album Housewarming.

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A new way to experience art in Burnie!

Burnie will discover what art sounds like thanks to the new exhibition The Art of Sound, presented by the National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA) at the Burnie Regional Art Gallery from 9 May – 29 June 2014.

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NFSA and ACS to reward new cinematography talents

The National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA) and the Australian Cinematographers Society (ACS) invite young cinematographers to apply for the 2014 NFSA-ACS John Leake OAM ACS Award.

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Stiff Gins celebrate 15 years with free performance and live recording

Stiff Gins (Nardi Simpson and Kaleena Briggs), one of Australia’s best known and most loved musical duos, will celebrate their 15th ‘birthday’ with a special free performance – including the live recording of a wax cylinder – at the NFSA Theatrette on 21 March.

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Young composers find inspiration in Australian naval history

The National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA), in association with the Australian National Maritime Museum (ANMM), is inviting young composers (aged 18–26) to create a soundtrack for a silent film of Australia’s first naval battle in the First World War.

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Austen Tayshus set to entertain - and provoke - Canberrans

Comedy legend Austen Tayshus, Australia’s most confronting and provocative stand-up comic, will have Canberra audiences laughing hard with his incisive humour when he performs at the National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA) Theatrette on 28 March.

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