American Film Archive

American Film Archive is an online educational resource for filmmakers seeking to safeguard their digital video / motion picture data for long-term preservation. The site has a variety of information, covering:
  • Preservation: an introduction to developing a preservation strategy for moving image / digital video collection.
  • Reports: online resources on preservation and technology; practical advice from journals, books, articles and other guides.
  • News & Events: an online forum via a Facebook page for news & events on film archives, lectures, technology and other current moving image preservation issues and discussions.
  • Archive: an example of a digital video archive using a basic metadata / database online platform. 
  • Website Links: to companies, organisations, universities and archives that provide additional information to filmmakers seeking solutions to their motion picture / digital video preservation needs.