Nontheatrical Film & Race: Recent Archival-Scholarly Collaborations

Speakers:  Allyson Nadia Field, University of Chicago; Walter Forsberg, National Museum of African American History and Culture; Marsha Gordon, North Carolina State University; Martin L. Johnson,The Catholic University of America; Todd Wiener, UCLA Film & Television Archive In this panel archivists and scholars present recent collaborative work surrounding nontheatrical film and race. As models for future projects, emphasis is on...

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AV Archiving in the Cultural Heritage Sector: Defining Core Competencies

Speakers:  Edward Benoit, III, School of Library and Information Science, Louisiana State University; Karen F. Gracy, School of Information, Kent State University; Janet Ceja, School of Library and Information Science, Simmons College; Snowden Becker,Department of Information Studies, UCLA; Adam Schutzman, School of Library and Information Science, Simmons College Archives that hold A/V materials are at a critical point, with many cultural...

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Copy-it-Right: Historicizing and Preserving Video Processing Tools

Molly Fair, University of Richmond Lauren Sorenson, UCLA Mona Jimenez, NYU Joey Heinen, Los Angeles County Museum of Art Kathy High,Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Carolyn Tennant, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute This panel aims to examine the histories and topics explored in the seminal new book, The Emergence of Video Processing Tools: Television Becoming Unglued. Panelists will discuss the multifaceted issues of preserving video works and...

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Get ‘Em While They’re Young and Making for Audiovisual Archives

Get ‘Em While They’re Young: We Save 2 Film Workshop Overview Elena Rossi-Snook, The New York Public Library Alex Whelan, Pratt Institute Libraries In the Fall of 2017, the AMIA Film Advocacy Task Force in collaboration with The New York Public Library produced a three-day film workshop designed to engage middle-school children in a consideration of motion pictures as an academic exercise, as a science and technology, as a tactile art-making...

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Further Freaky Formats: Mad Scientists Edition

Snowden Becker, UCLA Dept. of Information Studies Dino Everett, USC Hugh M. Hefner Moving Image Archive Marsha Gordon, NCSU Susan Etheridge, UCLA Film & Television Archive Join us for another #FFFF panel, where we explore the forgotten (and misbegotten) formats of yesteryear! In this edition, we’ll focus on the Dr. Frankenstein types who recombined film production technologies and formats in surprising new ways. SEE John Cunningham’s 9.5mm...

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Traumatic Archives Ethics and Accessibility

Speakers:  Rebecca Dillmeier, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum; Lindsay Zarwell, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Traumatic Archives: Ethics and Accessibility looks at why United States Holocaust Memorial Museum makes its digitized oral history and films collections available on the web. Much of the collection contains sensitive material that can be difficult to watch.The Museum is unique in how accessible it has made its oral...

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