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The Winter Newsletter is Available!

The Winter Newsletter is available now!

  • AMIA 2015 Wrap-up!
  • 25th Anniversary Interviews
  • Conference Sessions Online
  • Committee Reports
  • AMIA 25th Anniversary Flashback

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10 Iconic Movie Sounds (And How They Were Made)

Considering that sound design is just as important to a finished film as its visual elements, sometimes sound designers have to get really creative to bring a movie to life. 

Read here: http://mentalfloss.com/article/75464/10-iconic-movie-sounds-and-how-they-were-made

Film's cinema comeback is driven by nostalgia, not logic

Digital is now technically as good and gives directors more options. 

Story here:  http://www.engadget.com/2016/02/15/films-cinema-comeback-is-driven-by-nostalgia-not-logic/

Call For Papers - 20TH SEAPAVAA CONFERENCE

Super Bowl I Tape Was Erased Long Ago; Now The Game Will Air Again

After the first Super Bowl was played back in 1967, NBC and CBS, the networks that broadcast the game, erased the tapes.

It was long thought that the game was lost forever — until now. Story here:

 

http://www.npr.org/2016/01/15/463146252/nfl-network-to-re-air-first-super-bowl-for-the-first-time-since-1967

Winter Membership Directory

Looking for an AMIA member? Check out the Winter Membership Directory here:

http://www.amianet.org/member-central/member-directory

Trove of Marine Corps films from 1930s-1970s to be preserved

Never-before-seen films of Marines ramming artillery shells into large guns on the beaches of Iwo Jima in 1945 and standing amid sandbags during the 1968 siege of Khe Sanh in Vietnam are part of a vast collection of silent, color footage being repaired, preserved and eventually placed online for all to see.

Story here:  http://nj1015.com/trove-of-marine-corps-films-from-1930s-1970s-to-be-preserved/

 

 

 

 

 

‘Star Trek’ Creator Gene Roddenberry’s Lost Data Recovered From 200 Floppy Disks

Documents written by “Star Trek” creator Gene Roddenberry have been recovered from 200 floppy disks owned by the late TV writer and producer.

Story here:  http://www.thewrap.com/star-trek-creator-gene-roddenberrys-lost-data-recovered-from-200-floppy-disks/?utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=FirstTake&utm_term=first-take

Archiving Data for the Long Term

If ever there is one issue where virtually the entire media industry, at all levels, faces a steep learning curve for the foreseeable future that issue involves how best to engage in successful long-term archiving of media assets.

Read more here:  http://us9.campaign-archive1.com/?u=afdd4606a7ec4be507008b977&id=9

THE HATEFUL EIGHT: The boys behind the booth

By now everybody knows that Tarantino’s forthcoming The Hateful Eight was shot on film in the Ultra Panavision 70 format. This anamorphic widescreen process yields a projected aspect ratio of 2.76–in a word, humongous.

More here:  http://www.davidbordwell.net/blog/2015/12/05/the-hateful-eight-the-boys-behind-the-booth/

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