Archive • May 2012

An Interview with Giovanna Fossati, Film Archivist and Curator

posted May 23, 2012

Film archivist and curator Giovanna Fossati, head curator at EYE Film Institute Netherlands and the author of "From Grain to Pixel: The Archive Life of Film in Transition," speaks to MIAN contributing writer Caylin Smith.

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New Books, and More New Books

posted May 22, 2012

New books related to film and other moving-image formats continue to appear at a dizzying rate. On our book pages you can read all about them, and in some cases read about authors’ experiences in searching archives for research material, on film or other media. And, descriptions of many more are coming soon.

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Support the National Film Preservation Foundation

posted May 18, 2012

One week each year, moving-image related bloggers take time to raise money for the fine work of the National Film Preservation Foundation. This is that week – in fact, the Blogathon ends today, although that needn’t prevent you donating to the cause, whenever you happen to read this post.

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Digital vs Analogue for Film Preservation and Presentation

posted May 9, 2012

Contrary to the general rule, sometimes it's best to screen the original, and keep the digitized copy in the archive. Richard Wright argues the counter-intuitive.

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AMIA Conference Call for Proposals

posted May 7, 2012

The AMIA Conference Committee has extended the deadline for submissions for session and workshop proposals for the 2012 AMIA Conference in Seattle, WA. It is looking for a wide variety of topics, cutting-edge discussions of technology, and a balance of theory and practice, with emphases on new ideas and concepts that may stimulate additional interest,

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Money for Mountain Films

posted May 1, 2012

The great outdoors has long lured Americans to the Pacific Northwest, as is evident in films collected by The Mountaineers and now preserved by the University of Washington with assistance from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

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