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"If this piece of film dies, a human thought dies with it. If I can do something to preserve that thought, isn't it worth doing?" That observation was
As a documentary producer/director for almost two decades, I have had the opportunity to experience first-hand the meteoric evolution of technology
Unless your documentary consists entirely of original footage you've shot, chances are you're going to use archival footage and stock shots to help
Documentarians and other filmmakers who rely on images from libraries and archives to tell their stories are being helped by long-promised advances in
Robert Rosen said it all: “Moving images are vital to our culture. They are a pre-eminent popular art form characteristic and distinctive to this
Marina Goldovskaya, who heads the documentary studies department at University of California at Los Angeles, has been working on her “Oral History
Virtually every documentary filmmaker hopes that the meaningful slices of history they have captured will be saved for posterity. For Steven Lighthill
Michael Friend, director of Film Archives at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, is working with Les Blank on the archiving and
One of the missions of the Film Archive at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is to acquire, preserve and provide research access to
The IDA will bestow its 1996 Preservation and Scholarship Award to the National Film Board of Canada for its significant archival and preservation