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Film Preservation

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    Why We Need A Digital Database to Archive and Ultimately Preserve Films

    Film producer and festival programmer Ted Hope recently wrote on his blog Hope for Film about the need for the industry to create a digital database to archive films. He share his ideas and asks for feedback.

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    A World-Class Archive On Your Home Screen

    Major archives sharing their latest finds on DVD: that’s a 21st century concept, and the latest example is "Lost & Found: American Treasures from the New Zealand Film Archive," just released by the National Film Preservation Foundation

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    UCLA’S FESTIVAL OF PRESERVATION

    Once again, the UCLA Film and Television Archive is presenting some of its latest preservation efforts on the big screen at the Hammer Museum in Westwood. The series ranges from mainstream Hollywood features to live television broadcasts, documentaries, newsreels, and early short subjects that only ...

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    SEEING DOUBLE: RARE FILMS IN ALTERNATE VERSIONS

    UCLA Film and Television Archive is giving film buffs in Los Angeles an unprecedented opportunity to view six pictures from the transitional period from silence to sound in dual versions, back to back.

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    Hollywood’s First 3-D Revolution

    As 3-D continues to amuse, bemuse, frustrate, and bilk the moviegoing public, little attention is paid to the sweeping events that dominated the year 1953, when the medium revolutionized Hollywood for a tantalizingly brief period of time. There is so much misinformation about the first great wave of...

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    More Cinefest Adventures…

    Cinefest is a feast of rare silent and early-talkie pictures, with three rotating pianists (all of them gifted) providing accompaniment. If the only surviving print of a film is incomplete, like the appealing Clara Bow-Buddy Rogers romantic comedy Get Your Man (1927), directed by Dorothy Arzner, we&...

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    Buried Treasure Unearthed at Cinefest—Part One

    The weather was unseasonably warm, but it scarcely mattered to the hundreds of diehard film buffs who gathered just outside Syracuse, New York last weekend for the 38th annual Cinefest. Inside the Holiday Inn in Liverpool there were rare short subjects and features, including two “re-premieres” of m...

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    link we like: RICK CHACE FOUNDATION

    THE RICK CHACE FOUNDATION

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    link we like: THE VITAPHONE PROJECT

    VITAPHONE NEWS

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