Chair: Melissa Dollman
The Access Committee has sponsored three proposals for the 2012 AMIA's annual conference in Seattle, WA. Preliminary work on a self-sustaining portal project (see below) has moved into full swing, with the help of over a dozen volunteers.
Access Committee members have had two proposals accepted for the AMIA Conference in Austin, TX: "Out of Print: The Changing Landscape of Print Accessibility at Film Archives" and "Access to Three Family Collections: How'd We Do It?"
Preliminary work on a self-sustaining portal project for researchers, academics, scholars, filmmakers, and artists who are seeking moving image related material.
Two committee-sponsored proposals have been accepted for the AMIA Conference in Philadelphia, PA.: "Describing Local Films: New Thoughts on Itinerant-produced Works" and "User Perspectives in the Digital Age: A Roundtable Discussion".
Co-sponsored the performance piece "10, 000 Peacock Feathers in Foaming Acid" at the AMIA Conference in St. Louis, MI.
Co-sponsored the "New Media Distribution Technologies" session, "Mobile Media Screening", and "Accessive Speed: Giving Moving Images to the Public in Challenging Times" session at the AMIA Conference in Savannah, GA.
Co-sponsored the "Access Issues in Avant-Garde and Experimental Film" session at the AMIA Conference in Rochester, NY.
Sponsored the Projection & Presentation group (sub-group of the Access Committee) "When the Curtain Falls on Celluloid: Archival Film Projection in the Era of HD".
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