AMOHG is an independent, voluntary association of professional media practitioners, oral historians, academics, archivists, journalists, critics, reviewers and others. The Group aims to encourage and conduct oral histories of practitioners in audiovisual media and those with a significant memory or knowledge of the social histories, operations, cultures and sub-cultures of audiovisual media production and reception.

OH-wordcloudWhat is Oral History

Oral histories are the recorded, unedited and preserved recollections of ordinary people: their lives, their work, their experiences. Oral History Australia has a good definition.

aimsRole and aims

The Group’s foremost aim is to encourage and conduct oral histories of Australian practitioners in audiovisual media.

positionOur current position

Reviewed annually, a summary of the recent activities and concerns of the group.

whoweareWho we are

Our current members and supporters, including, but not restricted to, the Working Group. Also, where available, links to a  list  Oral History recordings conducted by each member.

whatewedoWhat we do

Our meetings, Oral History projects and recordings, and our interactions with the national Film and Sound Archive and other institutions.

historyOur history

The Film and Broadcast Industries Oral History Group (FBIOHG) was formed in April 1991 to boost the National Film and Sound Archive’s  Oral History program.

mapandcomapssNavigating this website

A guide to what’s in this website, and how to find it.

contact-usContact us

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