Australian
Screen

an NFSA website

news

Indigenous Filmmaking: A Short History

Within a generation, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander filmmakers have become a vibrant presence in the centre of filmmaking in Australia.
read more...

Starring Skippy, the Bush Kangaroo

You wont wan't to skip this! We take an affectionate look at a true Australian icon – Skippy the Bush Kangaroo is now the star of her very own NFSA online exhibition.
read more...

Bill Collins at Cannes

As the 2019 Cannes Film Festival opens, we look back at how 'Mr Movies' Bill Collins reported on Cannes for a 1976 TV special.
read more...

Life in Australia in 4K HD

The NFSA is now making available episodes of the 1960s Life in Australia series from the Film Australia Collection in stunning 4K HD.
read more...

Jeanne Little Listicle

Adored by Australian television audiences for decades, we list 12 reasons to love Jeanne Little.
read more...

Cinema Reborn: The Nun

Award-winning film critic Adrian Martin writes about The Nun (AKA La Religieuse), which screens at Arc cinema on 10 May as part of the Cinema Reborn season.
read more...

Vintage fashion in colour

Mark Foy's fashion parades from the 1940s and '50s, featuring designers Pierre Balmain and Schiaparelli, captured in gorgeous colour footage.
read more...

Anzac Day 2019

From Gallipoli to the home front, our website features many sights and sounds of the First World War.
read more...

Carriberrie

Carriberrie is a breathtaking virtual reality journey of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander dance, across stunning Australian landscapes.
read more...

The Dressmaker Costume Exhibition

See a spectacular range of haute couture costumes worn by the stars of The Dressmaker, on show at the NFSA in Canberra from 18 April.
read more...

The Dressmaker Costume Exhibition

See a spectacular range of haute couture costumes worn by the stars of The Dressmaker, on show at the NFSA in Canberra from 18 April.
read more...

NFSA Stories: Quiz Kids

An Ancient History professor explored her own past when she watched an episode of a quiz show she'd participated in as a child.
read more...

The Heidelberg Golf Club

The Heidelberg Golf Club in Melbourne recently donated to the NFSA a film from the 1920s showing the club and its surrounds at the time of its formation.
read more...

2019 International Year of Indigenous Languages

The United Nations General Assembly has declared 2019 to be the International Year of Indigenous Languages.
read more...

Starstruck: Betty Bryant

A look at Betty Bryant, once Australia’s most famed film ingénue, who features in the exhibition Starstruck: Australian Movie Portraits, now open on the Gold Coast.
read more...

Introducing Lillian Roxon

Australian journalist Lillian Roxon was one of the first to take rock and punk music seriously.
read more...

Australian Films and the Oscars

Australian films have been nominated in nearly every category at the Academy Awards.
read more...

World Radio Day: Behind the Violence

The NFSA marks World Radio Day 2019 on 13 February by profiling the community radio series Behind the Violence.
read more...

NFSA Stories: The Way We Live

Three siblings starred in a film. Forty years later, they watched themselves on screen for the first time.
read more...

NFSA Restores: Eternity

The acclaimed 1994 documentary Eternity has been digitally restored 25 years after its release as part of the NFSA Restores program.
read more...

« Older | Newer »