Australian Screen

Australia’s audiovisual heritage online


Posts by Kate Stone

In brief

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

Listen! We have sound.

There’s music, speeches, radio and poems. ASO publishes sound for the first time today.


Is this your grandfather?

Help us identify the man in the oldest surviving footage shot in Australia.


Water in Australian Cinema

Australian movies worry about water: getting it, keeping it, damming it, drowning in it.


David Caesar smiles for the camera

Speaking from the driver’s seat, on the streets of Sydney’s west, David tells interviewer Ray Argall that making movies is easier than real life.


What’s happened to australianscreen?

It looks different and has new features but all the titles and education resources are still here.


Home Movie Day – Saturday 17 October

It’s Home Movie Day this Saturday. But what exactly are home movies in an era of desktop filmmaking?


GLAM-Wiki bullet points to the head

Wikimedia Australia invited the cultural institutions of Australia to a gathering at the War Memorial in August. Why did it sound like the GLAM sector people were getting ticked off by a bunch of Wiki people?


Nganampa Anwernekenhe

Our home page this week observes NAIDOC week in Australia, a celebration of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture.


A bunch of busy filmmakers

We’re featuring a sample of Indigenous drama on the home page this week from a diverse and exciting range of talents.


We will remember them

We’re commemorating Anzac Day on our home page this week.


Are you thinking what I’m thinking B1?

'Yes, B2, we’re featured on the home page of australianscreen this week with all the other super duper children’s television on the site.’


Are we exploiting the bushfires?

Is putting a selection of films about bushfires on the home page distasteful or insensitive?


Celebrate or apologise? Take your pick.

How do you best represent an event that signalled the devastation of a continent’s Indigenous peoples?


Talk to us on the website!

We’re very excited to be finally offering some interactivity on australianscreen. What was our first comment about?