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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

Greed and glamour: banks on film

With an electronic glitch creating payroll havoc and the global financial crisis still hurting, we look at how banks are represented on film.


Listen! We have sound.

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


Government as movie mogul

Sandy George explains how financing determines what Australian films are produced


Is this your grandfather?

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


Tropfest 2010

ASO’s Darryl Robinson attended Tropfest 2010 and gives his take on the event.


Vale Solrun Hoaas

The Australian film industry lost one of its finest filmmakers last Friday.


Will we remember them?

On the heels of the DVD release of Wake in Fright (1971), what other lost classics await rediscovery?


Festival funded films – will it change anything?

First Adelaide did it, then Melbourne. Will it change the face of Australian filmmaking?


We will remember them

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


Two Fists One Heart Three Websites

A new Australian film boasts more than just the standard poster-and-trailer website.


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?


How are people using the website?

We are using Google Analytics to get data about how people are using the website. Here’s a small amount of the info collected for September 2008.