NFSA Blog

Let’s Go!! to the premiere

The NFSA has restored the only surviving and complete episode of Network Ten’s Go!! show, from 1966. Broadcast curator Simon Smith rediscovers a 1960s Australian music television classic.

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Archives go Beyond Bytes: workshop highlights

Highlights from last month’s Beyond Bytes workshop hosted by the NFSA and featuring a panel of international guests from the forefront of new archive business models and processes.

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Josh Farmelo: mucking around with a camera

Josh Farmelo is the winner of the 2015 NFSA-ACS John Leake OAM ACS Award for an Emerging Cinematographer.

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MayDay! Protecting the national collection

Robert Waterfall explains how the NFSA protects the collection from threats posed by water, fire and natural disasters.

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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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