Journal of Film Preservation

Journal of Film Preservation is a magazine focusing on Film Preservation

Articles from No. 71, July

Berlin: Moving Spaces. Production Design + Film
Filmic spaces are moving spaces. They set the framework for the movement of the actor, demarcating his radius of action. It is the movement of the camera - panning, zooming, and tracking shots - that reveals the dimensions of filmic space. Sometimes...
Buenos Aires: The Stoessel Expedition
The brothers Adán and Andrés Stoessel, accompanied by the mechanics Ernesto Tontini and Carlos Díaz, left their home village of Arroyo Corto on 15 April 1928, with the purpose of connecting Buenos Aires with New York by automobile. Travelling in a 1928...
Edison: The Invention of the Movies
The DVD phenomenon has already brought us the mightiest selection of historical film treasures ever available for home viewing. Among the DVD highlights now available, the 4-disc Edison box set published by the Museum of Modern Art, the Library of Congress,...
From Parchment to Pictures to Pixels Balancing the Accounts: Ernest Lindgren and the National Film Archive, 70 Years On
Editor's Note: The following is the text of a keynote address delivered by the author at the Society of Archivists Annual Conference in Norwich, UK, on Thursday 8 September 2004. The author joined the National Film Archive as Television Acquisitions...
Jos: Nigeria's National Film, Video, and Sound Archive (NFVSA): Ideas and Expectations
It is an old adage that he who does not plan, automatically plans to fail. Nigeria's National Film, Video, and Sound Archive (NFVSA) looks to the future with its own plans, ideas, and expectations.Storage BuildingThe NFVSA regards as indispensable the...
Petr Skala: A Hidden Experimenter
If any further demonstration was needed of the axiom that repressive ideology can be a cruel mother of invention, this DVD confirms the point beyond dispute. Until now, the name of Petr Skala has remained virtually unknown outside the boundaries of the...
Spirit of the Times
Film is changing. The film archive community is changing as well - even a little faster after FIAF's 62nd Annual General Assembly last May in São Paulo. Taking advantage of the ambient energy of one of the fastest growing and most ambitious countries...
Stockholm: Open Access to a World of Film: The New Library of the Swedish Film Institute
On 18 September 2005 we celebrated Greta Garbo's 100th birthday. On that same day, the grand opening of the new library at the Swedish Film Institute took place.The new film library, which is located at the heart of the building, is a three-storey high,...
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