Welcome to American Film Archive

American Film Archive is an online educational resource for filmmakers seeking to safeguard their moving image / video data for long-term preservation.  Here is a brief description of each section of our website.
Preservation - Offers an introduction to some of the issues that filmmakers need to consider in developing a preservation strategy for their moving image / digital video collection.
Reports - Offers web links to online informational resources that deal with preservation issues, technology and practical advice from various journals, books, articles and guides.
Home Movies - A basic introduction about preserving your Home Movie collection.
Archive - Showcases an example of a contemporary digital video archive that utilizes a basic metadata / database online platform. 
Website Links - Provides URL links to companies, organizations, universities and archives that provide additional information to filmmakers seeking solutions to their motion picture / digital video preservation needs.
Please reach out to us with your comments and expertise so that we can share information to the film / video community worldwide.

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