NFSA blog entries for August 2011
The Adelaide Film Festival team headed by Katrina Sedgwick moved to their new home at the Adelaide Studios today. Film journalist Sandy George takes a moment to look at the healthy impact of the AFF – as well as its Melbourne counterpart – on Australian film and documentary production.
The NFSA exhibitions team describe the challenges and joys of curating the Collective Passions poster exhibition.
NFSA research fellow Anthony Linden Jones is looking at the representation of Indigenous culture in Australian film music, particularly focusing on films made before 1960.
Artist Rosemary Mangiamele reflects on the revival of her late husband Giorgio Mangiamele’s films The Spag, Ninety Nine Per Cent and Clay.
The final days of Mick Newnham’s preservation conference feature a wet gate and a storm: a fitting juxtaposition of the subtlety and power of liquid.
Mick Newnham visits Latvia and Lithuania to share his extensive knowledge of audiovisual preservation.