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Preservation/Restoration Resources and Projects
“Acad sounds alarm about fragility of digital production”, Variety, Jan. 18, 2012.
Fifty More Vitaphone Shorts in WB Restoration Pipeline in 2012!!, The Vitaphone Project newsletter, Fall/Winter 2011.
“The Fight for 35mm Continues” by Dennis Cozzalio, Nov. 30, 2011.
Film Preservation: A Critical Symposium by some of America’s foremost film preservationists, Cineaste: America’s Leading magazine on the Art and Politics of the Cinema, August 30, 2011.
Forty Years of Film Preservation: A Conversation with David Shepard, by Kyle Westphal, Northwest Chicago Film Society, January 30, 2012.
Kodak: Motion Picture Resource Guides
Kodachrome 2010: A short documentary by Xander Robin on how this film stock was developed and why it is no longer in use.
National Film Preservation Foundation
“Pandora’s Digital Box: Pix and Pixels,” Observations on Film Art, by Kristin Thompson and David Bordwell, Feb. 13, 2012.
“Preservationists and archivists extend the lives of film for many years,” Medill Reports, Northwestern University, Jan. 12, 2012.
“Restoration Nation: Motion Picture Archives and American Film Preservation” (dissertation by Caroline Frick). Note: This is a PDF file which require the free version of the Acrobat viewer to view.
“Sweet emulsion: why the (near) death of film matters,” by Scott Tobias, A.V. Club, November 22, 2011.
Sarah Ziebell: American Moving Image Preservation: 1967-1987, master’s thesis at UT-Austin (courtesy Sarah Ziebell) (2000) [PDF file: 11.1MB] Note: This is a PDF file which require the free version of the Acrobat viewer to view.
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