NFSA Blog

Women musicians on the home front: the colourful life of Edna Leer

Documents and artefacts curator Jenny Gall looks at a sheet music collection recently donated to the NFSA, and what it reveals about home-front life during the First World War.

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Harry Julius' cartoons of war

Film curator Sally Jackson looks at eight short 'Cartoons of the Moment’ about the First World War, including one from April 1915 that heralds the start of the Gallipoli campaign.

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Towards a level playing field: archives and the attention economy

Bronwyn Dowdall and Shevaun O’Neill discuss the attention economy and what it means for archives today.

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The NFSA welcomes the world's archives - again!

This week, the NFSA is hosting the 71st FIAF Congress in Sydney and Canberra. We look back at the technological predictions made at the previous NFSA-FIAF Congress in 1986.

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Past posters from a picture Palace

Film archivist Kathy Rose O’Regan investigates a 100-year-old collection of cinema advertising posters from London.

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Oral History express interviews for YouTube

Watch recent Oral History interview subjects talk about their connection to the NFSA.

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Oral History: Film crew

An animal wrangler, film armourer and sound recordist discuss their careers in the Australian film industry in these Oral History interviews.

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Oral History: Directors

In these Oral History interviews, three filmmakers discuss their careers making documentary and drama for TV and film.

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Oral History: Actors

Three actors recall highlights of their lengthy careers in TV and film in these recent Oral History interviews.

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Oral History: Musicians

Three popular musicians talk about their careers at length for the NFSA Oral History program.

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