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AMIA to Bestow Preservation Awards at Annual Conference

At this year’s Association of Moving Image Archivists (AMIA) Annual Conference in Portland, four awards will be presented by the organization to individuals who have demonstrated exceptional work in the areas of archiving and preservation. The ceremony will take place on November 29 at the Portland Hilton Downtown, where the convention runs from Nov 28 to Dec 1. The 2018 accolades and recipients are: The Silver Light Award to Ken […]

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AMIA Awards to be Presented at Annual Conference

LOS ANGELES (November 20, 2017) – The Association of Moving Image Archivists (AMIA) will present four awards in recognition of work by individuals in the areas of archiving and preservation on November 30, during the AMIA Annual Conference in New Orleans. This year’s recipients include Robert Gitt, founder of the UCLA Film & Television Archive’s Preservation Department, for the Silver Light Award; Chapin Cutler, co-owner of Boston and Light & […]

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Restored Classic Film Premieres Highlight The Reel Thing Technical Symposium

Los Angeles edition of symposium to address confluence of film restoration and digital technologies in service of future-proofing cinema’s legacies for generations to come LOS ANGELES (August 10, 2017) – The Reel Thing, a symposium dedicated to addressing the preservation and restoration of audio visual collections, will open with the U.S. premiere of a new restoration of the Oscar®-nominated 1960 film “La Verite” (“The Truth”). Two additional new 4K restorations […]

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