posted August 19, 2013
Some of the earliest films were of a combative nature – there were boxing films, train-robbery films, and – as one of the most accomplished of early-film historians, Paul Spehr, described at this year’s Wunderkino, a gathering run by Northeast Historic Film in Bucksport, Maine – films pitched at hunters and fishermen.
posted August 18, 2013
Oliver Gaycken discusses a genre of film you may not have known existed: Depictions of the latest in forestry science that government agencies and lumber companies made in the mid-20th century.
posted June 17, 2013
The Reel Thing is the real thing, when it comes to symposiums on technical issues relating to moving-image archiving.
posted June 14, 2013
It's almost time to go to Bucksport, Maine, for the annual "Wunderkino," a much-admired, multi-disciplinary gathering of devotees of moving-image history, theory, and preservation.
posted March 31, 2013
Today, Monday April 1 2013, acclaimed director Martin Scorsese delivers this year’s National Endowment for the Humanities 2013 Jefferson Lecture. And the event will be streamed live and free of charge at 7:30pm, US East Coast time. Viewers can also join the conversation about film and the humanities via Twitter at #JeffLec2013. The Jefferson Lecture
posted October 11, 2012
Jeff Martin, the executive director of Independent Media Arts Preservation, is a respected authority on a challenging undertaking: to preserve the fast-evolving works known by such titles – never quite inclusive enough – as “time-based art.” Moving Image Archive News interviewed him as IMAP’s Archiving the Arts: A symposium addressing preservation in the creative process
posted September 25, 2012
Registration is now open for the annual conference of the Association of Moving Image Archivists, the largest professional organization in the field. The convention offers sessions and workshops on varied topics, as well as an opportunity to network with colleagues and other interested parties including vendors of hardware and software associated with moving-image conservation, restoration,
posted September 24, 2012
Attend a symposium on preventive preservation, the creative process, and where the two concepts intersect. In New York City.
posted April 23, 2012
Many a movie fan was made at college, thanks to campus film organizations. In a fundraising effort, the Association of Moving Image Archivists (AMIA) Student Chapter at UCLA is running a monthly series of films at the New Beverly Cinema in Los Angeles. On May 4 2012, the chapter presents the second screening in its
posted March 28, 2012
What would you put in your wunderkino – your “wonder-cinema” of images that project your curiosities and personality?