Media releases

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Cultural institutions face ultimatum: Digitise or Perish

The National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA) and ABC Arts will explore the challenges and opportunities that cultural institutions face in the digital age, in a discussion forum to be held at Parliament House on 12 August, titled Digitise or Perish.

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Indigenous films available free for NAIDOC Week

The National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA) will mark NAIDOC week by providing free access to Indigenous films to communities and organisations across Australia, as well as presenting a curated selection available for viewing at ACMI in Melbourne.

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NFSA celebrates Canberra with new free exhibitions

Canberra is becoming an exciting place for filmmaking and the National Film and Sound Archive (NFSA) is celebrating with two new free exhibitions.

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The right time for a Wrong Side of the Road reunion

A digital restoration of 1981’s groundbreaking film Wrong Side of the Road, the first ever Australian feature starring an all-Indigenous cast, will have its world premiere on Friday 14 June at this year’s Sydney Film Festival.

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NFSA presents aspiring cinematographer with award

Aspiring New South Wales cinematographer Dale Bremner will be presented with the prestigious 2013 NFSA-ACS John Leake OAM Award for an Emerging Cinematographer.

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Australians asked to nominate the sounds that made history

The National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA) is asking all Australians to nominate the sound recordings that should be added to the National Registry of Recorded Sound in 2013.

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Good Old Eagle Rock’s Here to Stay – Restoring an iconic Oz rock film

Forty two years after the distinctive opening guitar riff of one of Australia’s best loved rock anthems detonated across Australian radio, a rarely seen experimental colourised version of Daddy Cool’s iconic promotional film clip for 'Eagle Rock’ has recently been found and restored by the National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA).

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The Art of Sound comes to Western Australia

The Art of Sound, a new exhibition which examines the intersections between sound and the visual arts, will be open to the public at the Holmes à Court Gallery at Vasse Felix from 9 June – 15 September, presented in partnership with the National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA).

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NFSA increases its digitisation capability

The National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA) has acquired a motion picture film scanner for the digitisation of its extensive holdings of 16 mm film in the national audiovisual collection.

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Sound Design and the 3D film: New dimensions in sound

Sound designer Damian Candusso will present a free talk on How sound is designed and used in the new wave of digital 3D feature films at the NFSA on 18 April 2013.

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