NFSA blog entries in Learning
The same week he won three Grammy awards in LA, Gotye shared his composition and performance techniques with 90 high-school students for NFSA Connects.
The NFSA onsite education team braves a TV studio to beam the history of animation to regional schools through videoconferencing, Amanda Paroz writes.
The first nationwide NFSA Connects session, dedicated to Rabbit Proof Fence, resonated strongly with students, says program coordinator Imelda Cooney.
See the tropical beauty of Far North Queensland in these films from the NFSA collection, dating from 1899 to 2005.
West Australian performance poet Kate Wilson discovered the world of performance poetry on YouTube, and now she’s added her poetic voice to the global conversation.
Check out some of the talented Cooee Cabaret local performers from Mandurah, Margaret River and Bunbury in Western Australia.
Director Kriv Stenders and editor Jill Bilcock discuss the making of Red Dog with Queensland high school students for the latest NFSA Connects.
Western Australia has a wealth of talent, and we’re featuring two vibrant young performers as part of Cooee Cabaret's swan-song tour to Mandurah, Bunbury, Margaret River and Perth.
It’s Western Australia’s time to shine as we look at a selection of films made about the sunny state from 1907-1972.
Get your own personal guided tour of filming and recording locations for classic Australian film, television, newsreels, music and radio, using 'near me’ on ASO mobile.
The NFSA’s Cooee Cabaret family cabaret show is hitching up its wagon and making its way down to Tasmania in early February, and we’ve got a diverse range of local performers helping us to bring Australian sound and music history to life while we’re there.
For nearly a decade, the NFSA has demonstrated its commitment to supporting Australia’s next generation of filmmaking talent by its ongoing sponsorship of the VCA School of Film and Television Graduate Screening Awards night.
The everyday lives of a group of Sydney private school girls, a renowned film director and an Indigenous actress couldn’t be any more different, yet they all found some common ground through the NFSA Connects program. NFSA Education Coordinator Imelda Cooney writes.
Ken Berryman reports on 'The Art of Interviewing for Film’, a panel session hosted by the NFSA at the 17th National Oral History Conference.
Edward Goldner, winner of the NFSA-ACS Emerging Cinematographer Award for 2011, has his sights set on the Budapest Cinematography Masterclass.
South Australian Kirsty Stark talks about her experience as the inaugural winner of the NFSA/ACS John Leake OAM ACS Award to an Emerging Cinematographer.
Make your own summer sound by mashing up the audiovisual collection and make your own 10-30 second sample. All you have to do is download the tracks provided and incorporate one or more into an original composition.
It wasn’t until I sat down to attend Friday on My Mind recently at AFTRS that I discovered the crowded room of students and filmmaker professionals were here for the interview with the director and writer of the much talked-about new feature Tomorrow, When the War Began, and not the feature itself, as I had hoped.
On Thursday September 16, highly-acclaimed violinist, Niki Vasilakis and producer Joanna Buggy discussed the documentary film 4 via videoconference with over 60 music and media students from around the state of South Australia, including students at the event’s location – Christies Beach High School, south of Adelaide.
To attend a film festival in Nambucca Heads for a screening of the film adaptation of my novel Tomorrow, When the War Began seemed an attractive idea, and I felt right at home there – the weather was exactly the same as Melbourne: cold and wet, bleak and grey.
Last Friday about 150 Drama and English students from nine high schools around NSW attended a Q&A with actor Aden Young and film director Ian Darling. This was 's most successful videoconference to date. Amid the thunderous applause there was one image that really made me smile – a handwritten sign held up to the camera that read: 'We Love You Aden’!
We’ve just finished editing the newtrailer and call me a big softie but it still moves me even though I’ve sat through it probably a few hundred times. Trailer producer, director and editor Stephen Robinson has created an evocative montage of over 60 clips from new and classic Australian films, weaving together moments of love, laughter and loss … and trains. For some reason we picked up a running theme with trains. Has anyone done a thesis on this?