Archive • April 2011

Copyright Law for Cultural Institutions

posted April 29, 2011

The Moving Image Archiving and Preservation Program at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts is offering a course on copyright law for cultural institutions, July 25-August 5 2011, at the Tisch School, led by instructor Rina Pantalony. According to a MIAPP announcement, the course will address the intellectual-property issues and related ethical ones that surround the

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AMIA Proposals Deadline: Sunday May 1

posted April 29, 2011

Sunday May 1 2011 is the deadline for submissions of session and workshop proposals for the 2011 AMIA Conference in Austin, TX. The AMIA Conference Committee has invited session and workshop proposals on varied topics, cutting-edge discussions of technology, a balance of theory and practice, and new ideas and concepts that may stimulate additional interest,

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New on the Job Pages

posted April 29, 2011

New jobs now on our job pages include Media Taxonomist at a Manhattan media company, Audiovisual Archivist at the Nixon Presidential Library and Museum in Yorba Linda, Cal.,; Programmer/Systems Analyst at the Historic New Orleans Collection; Video Archiving and Metadata Specialist at HBO; and Film and Digital Media Archivist at Oddball Film+Video in San Francisco.

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Jobs (April 29 2011)

posted April 29, 2011

Media Taxonomist LAC Group is looking for a highly-experienced and qualified Media Taxonomist for what it calls “a prestigious media company located in New York (Manhattan).” The Media Taxonomist’s focuses will be to create documentation for managing taxonomies and thesauri and to develop and implement metadata and media strategies. LAC says the ideal candidate will

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Magnetic Media Preservation Internship

posted April 29, 2011

The Standby Program, a non-profit media arts service organization that provides artists with access to media technology by forming partnerships with commercial post-production facilities, is seeking an intern for its video and audio preservation program. According to the program’s announcement, interns will gain hands-on experience and participate in the day-to-day workings of a magnetic media

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AMIA Awards – Deadline May 1 2011

posted April 29, 2011

May 1 is the deadline for the Association of Moving Image Archivists’ 2011 Scholarship, Fellowship, and Internship Program. Four scholarships are on offer: the Mary Pickford Scholarship, the Sony Pictures Scholarship, the Universal Studios Preservation Scholarship, and The Rick Chace Foundation Scholarship. In addition, this year awards will be made of the Kodak Fellowship in

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Celebrating Orphan Films

posted April 27, 2011

UCLA Film & Television Archive, New York University’s Orphan Film Symposium, and Los Angeles Filmforum present “Celebrating Orphan Films” on May 13 and May 14 2011 in Los Angeles, at the Billy Wilder Theater. The event including screenings of and discussions about 40 seldom-seen films. The presentations are part of the Orphan Film Project, an

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Chasing Down the Film Noir

posted April 26, 2011

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In Siren City: Sound and Source Music in Classic American Noir (Rutgers University Press), Robert Miklitsch evidences a consuming passion for the form. And he achieves marvelous results, says Krin Gabbard, author of Hotter Than That: The Trumpet, Jazz, and American Culture: “Robert Miklitsch has convinced me. Sound and music in film noir are every

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