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Needles In the Film Stock

How the Co-Directors of Letters From Baghdad Scored Rare Archival Footage For Their Documentary more>

Walt Disney’s Recovered Original Disneyland Map to Be Auctioned

What is possibly the most important piece of artwork in Disney history has not only been found...more>

Spring Membership Directory

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

Hollywood Archivists Can’t Outpace Obsolescence

“archive heroin—the first taste doesn’t cost much, but once you start, you can’t stop. And the habit is expensive.” more>

Holocaust records project launched at FDR Library and Museum

...Museum has launched an effort to find "unique but dispersed" Holocaust documents and other related material included in the institution's vast archives. More>

why cinema is having a monochrome moment

The new colour-free version of Mad Max: Fury Road is leading a renewed charge in black-and-white filmmaking more>

Peter O'Toole personal archive heads to University of Texas

The personal archive of Peter O’Toole, including bundles of letters, unpublished manuscripts, photographs and props...more>

Out of print, but free online and worth the read.

Karen Gracy's book Film Preservation: Competing Definitions of Value, Use & Practice (SAA, 2007) ... more>

For years, silent film enthusiasts thought the film was lost — until Richard Scott dug it out of his basement,...

Silent movie from 1924, on Library of Congress list of lost films, found almost perfectly preserved More>

Hollywood Heritage Celebrates the 90th Anniversary of the Chinese Theatre

On May 1, 2017, Hollywood Heritage, the TCL Chinese Theatre, NBCUniversal and the Hollywood Foreign Press Association will celebrate the 90th Anniversary of the opening of one of the nation’s most iconic landmarks, The Chinese Theatre on Hollywood Blvd., with the premier presentation of the newly restored 1934 Cecil B. DeMille film, Cleopatra. This event will be kicking off the organization’s National Historic Preservation Month activities.

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