Archive • March 2011

Losing a Princely Sum to Copyright

posted March 23, 2011

The Guardian reports on the perils of not doing much to alter the images you appropriate. A federal judge in New York has found that lucrative American artist Richard Prince must destroy works he made from barely modified photographs that he took from a book by French photographer Patrick Cariou, and that Prince had in

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Thesis Time in New York

posted March 20, 2011

Do students at at New York University’s Moving Image Archiving and Preservation program have their finger on the pulse of moving-image archiving? Next week, they present their end-of-program projects, on topics that range through archiving newsfilm collections, preserving web sites, archiving movie trailers, identifying film stock, projecting archival film, and the effects of copyright on

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Thesis Time in New York City

posted March 20, 2011

A still from "I Remember Harlem," by Bill Miles

Thesis-presentation time is upon students in New York University’s two-year Moving Image Archiving and Preservation program. March 28, as part of the requirements for a master of arts degree, candidates will present an academic paper, a preservation project, or a professional portfolio. Do their subjects provide some sense of the moving-image-archivist zeitgeist? Their topics range

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Archives Preservation Roadshow

posted March 19, 2011

Archives Preservation Roadshow

Here’s an event in Seattle to emulate, in your home town. On May 14 2011 – all free of charge – archivists and museum professionals will answer questions from members of the public interested in learning how to better preserve their personal and family archival materials – photographs, books, movies, and other materials including digital

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UCLA Festival of Preservation

posted March 16, 2011

In Los Angeles until the end of this month (March 2011), you can catch what remains of the outstanding 2011 UCLA Festival of Preservation, with its extraordinary range of the gems that UCLA Film & Television Archive has preserved and restored. Also this month, the Archive is going live with a new, interactive website that

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UCLA Festival of Preservation

posted March 16, 2011

If you’re in Los Angeles between now and the end of this month (March 2011), you can catch what remains of the 2011 UCLA Festival of Preservation. The series presents an extraordinary range of the gems that UCLA Film & Television Archive has preserved and restored. The Archive’s internationally recognized preservationists introduce many of the

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Film Title Design

posted March 16, 2011

Ian Albinson has posted his video presentation for the SXSW “Excellence in Title Design” competition screening, his “A Brief History of Title Design.” Among responses to Albinson’s posting is this full-length Spanish-language treatment of the history of title design, by Ferran Albi.

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