Archive • September 2012

NFPF Grant Recipient: Trisha Brown Dance Company

posted September 25, 2012

Still from Peter Muller's "Man Walking Down the Side of a Building," a document of a work by Trisha Brown; courtesy Trisha Brown Dance Company

The Trisha Brown Dance Company will preserve two films with a grant it has received in the NFPF's 2012 round of funding. Both films provide insight into the choreographer's intelligent and irreverent wit and her radical definitions of what constituted performance.

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AMIA Conference Registration is Open

posted September 25, 2012

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Registration is now open for the annual conference of the Association of Moving Image Archivists, the largest professional organization in the field. The convention offers sessions and workshops on varied topics, as well as an opportunity to network with colleagues and other interested parties including vendors of hardware and software associated with moving-image conservation, restoration,

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NFPF Grant Recipient: Colorado Ski & Snowboard Museum

posted September 25, 2012

The Horse Slalom Race at the 1948 Steamboat Carnival, from a film that the Colorado Ski & Snowboard Museum will restore with a grant from the National Film Preservation Foundation.

The annual Steamboat Winter Carnival is the oldest continuous winter carnival west of the Mississippi. It brings together neighbors and visitors to mark the winter-sports history of the region. The Colorado Ski & Snowboard Museum in Golden will use its grant from the National Film Preservation Foundation to restore Steamboat Winter Carnival, a 1948 film that highlights events

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NFPF Awards Preservation Grants to 27 Films

posted September 23, 2012

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The National Film Preservation Foundation has awarded preservation grants to 27 films being cared for by 20 institutions. The Foundation’s grants program targets newsreels, silent-era films, documentaries, culturally important home movies, avant-garde films, and endangered independent productions that fall under the radar of commercial preservation programs. The awards support the creation of film preservation masters

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All the News That’s Fit to Archive

posted September 21, 2012

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The New York Times published an article on 18 September 2012 about Brewster Kahle and the Internet Archive’s latest accomplishment: The archive’s online collection now includes the total news production footage of 20 channels over the last three years. That’s more than 1,000 news series and 350,000 separate programs.

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