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NFSA Films on YouTube

Watch archival films from the NFSA collection on the NFSA Films channel on YouTube.

Arc cinema highlights

Australian films screen regularly at Arc cinema at the NFSA. Latest program.

ASO on Twitter

Follow @australiascreen on Twitter for all the latest Australian film industry news.

Restoring the Road

NFSA digital restoration of Wrong Side of the Road to premiere at Sydney Film Festival.

Winner's Wish

Wish You Were Here wins five Film Critics’ Circle of Australia awards. Winners

Logie Awards 2013

Nominations for the 2013 Logie Awards have been announced. TV Tonight

Titles at Tribeca

The Rocket and Red Obsession both competing at the 2013 Tribeca Film Festival. Indiewire

Berlinale bonanza

Aus films The Rocket, Satellite Boy and The Amber Amulet win prizes at the Berlinale. Details

ACMI's perspective

ACMI’s upcoming Australian Perspectives features David Hannay and Bruce Petty. Details

New Trop crop

Tropfest announces its finalists for 2013 (YouTube).

Sapphires shine at AACTAs

The Sapphires is the big winner at the 2013 AACTA Awards. Details

RIP Pat Lovell

Patricia Lovell has died. Obituary

Berlinale goes NATIVe

Beneath Clouds, Samson and Delilah, Ten Canoes, Green Bush among the films screening as part of Berlinale’s NATIVe program.

Whole nine Yards

Yardbird wins Best Australian Short Film at Flickerfest. Full winners list

RIP Bille Brown

Actor Bille Brown has died. Obituary

Ozcars 2013

Congratulations to this year’s Oscar nominees, including Australians Hugh Jackman, Naomi Watts, Jacki Weaver and makeup artist Rick Findlater. Full list

Satellite in Seattle

Satellite Boy and Lore are screening in Women in Cinema at the Seattle International Film Festival. Details

QueerScreen goes Head On

15th birthday screening of Head On will take place during 20th Mardi Gras Film Festival.

Satellite & Rocket to Berlin

Satellite Boy and The Rocket selected to screen at Berlinale. Details

RIP Koko

The star of Red Dog has died. Details

The pioneering McDonagh Sisters

Graham Shirley profiles the filmmaking career of the McDonagh Sisters for International Women’s Day

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All eyes on Cate

Cate Blanchett becomes the first Australian to win two acting Oscars

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Frank Hurley: photographer, filmmaker

Paul Byrnes profiles the Antarctic adventurer, war photographer and filmmaker

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Jan Chapman: peerless producer

Her body of work is among the most distinguished of any Australian producer

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Robert Connolly: maverick filmmaker

Robert Connolly, director of The Boys, The Bank and Balibo, talks with Paul Byrnes about his career

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Jane Campion: bright stars

The unforgettable heroines of Jane Campion’s films

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David Gulpilil: Cultural Trailblazer

David Gulpilil has forever changed the representation of Aboriginality on Australian screens

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The Great Baz Luhrmann

Australia’s showman filmmaker continues to enthral – and divide – cinema audiences

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What makes a successful film producer?

Paul Byrnes interviews Newsfront and Rabbit-Proof Fence producer David Elfick about his 40-year career

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NFSA Honours Susanne Chauvel Carlsson

The NFSA is awarding Susanne Chauvel Carlsson the 2012 Ken G Hall Award for Film Preservation

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Paul Cox: Portrait of an artist

Lynden Barber profiles Paul Cox (1940–2016), the father of independent Australian art cinema

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Care for kids: 30 years of the ACTF

For 30 years, the Australian Children’s Television Foundation has been making quality kids TV look like child’s play

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The King of Conflict

Leading Australian playwright – and screenwriter – David Williamson turns 70

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AACTA Awards – Best Actress

Which is your favourite 'Best Actress’ performance from the last 40 years?

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AACTA Awards – Best Actor

Which is your favourite 'Best Actor’ performance from the last 40 years?

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Chris Haywood: Playing the outsider

Chris Haywood on his long career playing the outsider in Australian cinema.

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NFSA Honours David Hannay

Producer David Hannay is the recipient of the 2011 NFSA Ken G Hall Award for Film Preservation.

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Heath Ledger Remembered

Graham Shirley on the life and legacy of Heath Ledger

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The Mangiamele connection

Miguel Gonzalez talks to Franco Di Chiera about his new film Big Mamma’s Boy and the influence of Giorgio Mangiamele.

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Rediscovering Giorgio Mangiamele

Graham Shirley uncovers the work of an Australian filmmaker ahead of his time.

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