The majority of our holdings are under the name of the AFI Research Collection. These holdings include clippings files, books, magazines, scripts, promotional film material and so on.
In 2005, The AFI Research Collection received a large donation of materials from Crawford Production, producers of many iconic Australian television programmes such as Homicide, Division 4, The Sullivans and Flying Doctors, to name just a few. The materials in our Crawford Collection include radio plays, scripts, stills, promotional items, background research materials and graphic materials.
In March 2003, the Australian Broadcasting Authority donated the Henry Mayer Collection to the School of Media and Communication at RMIT University. Over his many years as an academic, Professor Henry Mayer assembled and annotated a massive collection of communications-related literature.
Wayne Levy (January 26th 1944 – May 5th 2003) was born into humble beginnings in Melbourne, Australia. He went on to international success in teaching, writing and documentary filmmaking.
To read more about how people have used these collections with their research please go to Research Opportunities page.