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A Virtual Week in Canberra 2023 – Behind the Scenes at the National Film and Sound Archive (Stage 3)

On Demand

Come behind the scenes of Australia’s audiovisual archive and discover how we collect, preserve and share our collection of over 4 million items!


In this virtual excursion you will:
– Hear from expert Curators and learn about how our collection tells the national story.
– Explore specialist facilities where we store and protect our AV heritage.
– Meet the incredible Conservators restoring and caring for our most fragile artifacts.
– Learn about our digitisation processes and the way film and sound technology has evolved over time.

You will need to view the session before midnight Friday September 22nd.


BROUGHT TO YOU BY: National Film and Sound Archive of Australia, DART Learning

Event Details

Event Type

On Demand (available until: 22-Sep-2023 11:00PM)

Delivery Platform

Youtube Recording


40 Minutes





Main KLA, Strand, Sub Strand

Creative Arts » Visual Arts » Appreciating (Visual Arts)

Other KLAs

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Learning Intentions & Success Criteria

  • Understand how the NFSA collection tells the national story.
  • Recognize how technology for consuming media has evolved over time.
  • Appreciate audio-visual digitization and preservation processes.



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Technology and Materials Requirements

Reliable internet connection
Device to view event
Access YouTube
Whiteboard if presenting to class

If you have any queries please contact the provider

Name: Alyssa Coursey

Phone: 02 6248 2000

Email: [email protected]

Website: http://www.nfsa.gov.au/learning

NSW Department of Education

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