11. RESOURCES AND LINKS

 Filmforever takes responsibility for our own site.  We cannot take responsibility for the information, services, etc. offered by these recommended sites.  We do think they are good resources.  Let us know if you have any serious complaints.

AMATEUR FILMMAKING SITES

The following organizations provide technical support and screening opportunities for amateur film and video makers.

AMPS
American Motion Picture Society

www.ampsvideo.com

SCCA
Society Canadian Cine Amateurs
www.sccaonline.ca


COLLECTOR PAGES

There are a large number of wonderfully informative websites out there that have been created by dedicated film collectors.  Most are amateur, enthusiastic, and very well informed.  Here are just a few of our favorites.  You can find many more by checking out their link pages.

Cinematographica
A great collectors site with film history pages, including 100 years of film sizes.
wichm.home.xs4all.nl/cinemat.html

Jay's Movie Collector Clubhouse
A good collector/enthusiast site.
www.capital.net/com/jaytp/club.html

Paul's 16mm Film Collecting Page
Another great collectorís site.  Film identification and how to show movies in your backyard are just two highlights.
www.paulivester.com/films/films.htm

FILM PRESERVATION EDUCATION PROGRAMS

Schools offering graduate or certificate programs in film preservation.

L. Jeffrey Selznick School of Film Preservation at George Eastman House
www.eastman.org/l-jeffrey-selznick-school-film-preservation

Moving Image Archiving and Preservation at Tisch School of the Arts, NYU
tisch.nyu.edu/cinema-studies/miap

The National Film and Sound Archive and Charles Sturt University (Australia)
Film Preservation courses over the Internet
www.csu.edu.au/courses/postgraduate/audiovisual_archiving_gc/

HOME MOVIE DAY!

Annual international event. Bring your movies or go watch someone else's.
homemovieday.com



PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

AMIA
Association of Moving Image Archivists
www.amianet.org

CHM: The Center for Home Movies
centerforhomemovies.org

FIAF (International)
The International Federation of Film Archives
www.fiafnet.org

Film Archive Forum (UK)
Umbrella organization representing British public sector film and television archives
bufvc.ac.uk

FPS (Japan)
The Film Preservation Society. Don't miss The Idiot's Guide to Film Preservation (For Absolute Beginners) Also, they host the Japanese version of this site.
www.filmpres.org
www.facebook.com/filmpres

The International Moving Image Society (UK)
Formerly the British Kinematograph Sound and Television Society
www.societyinmotion.com/

National Film Preservation Foundation (USA)
Find out whatís going on in the exciting world of film preservation at this important grant agency's site.
www.filmpreservation.org

Pathescope 9.5
British 9.5mm organization
www.pathefilm.uk/95group95/95group95.htm

SEAPAVAA (International)
The South-East Asia Pacific Audio Visual Archive Association
seapavaa.net

SMPTE
Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers
www.smpte.org

PUBLICATIONS

Order these fine books at your local bookshop or find them online.

Kodak Book of Film Care
call 1-800-242-2424
Kodak Publication No. H-23

Home Movies by Alan Katelle
This book meticulously traces the history of the home movie industry in the United States.

The Film Preservation Guide: The Basics for Archives, Libraries, and Museums
Available as a free download through the National Film Preservation Foundation (click on Cooperative projects)
www.filmpreservation.org


VIDEO AIDS TO FILM PRESERVATION

Folkstreams is a great site to poke around on, and Bob Brodsky and Toni Treadway of Brodsky & Treadway lab have provided some very helpful short videos demonstrating simple film handling techniques. Don't miss it!
www.folkstreams.net/vafp/index.php


OTHER USEFUL WEBSITES

A/V Geeks
Interested in educational films?  You're not alone.
www.avgeeks.com

Conservation on Line
A full text library of conservation information, covering a wide spectrum of topics of interest to those involved with the conservation of library, archives and museum materials
palimpsest.stanford.edu

Film Archive Forum
British Universities Film & Video Council sponsors this site, which is a network of British moving image archives.
www.bufvc.ac.uk/faf/

Frameworks Mailing List
Experimental and avant garde film list with frequent discussions about 16mm and 8mm technology and preservation issues
www.hi-beam.net/fw.html

Internet Archive
An internet library providing access to moving images, audio, text, and more. An unparalleled resource.
www.archive.org/details/movies

Home Movie section
www.archive.org/details/home_movies

IPI
The Image Permanence Institute is a research library investigating preservation of paper and media.  Check out their free to download Preservation Calculator, which will show you what you can expect from your storage conditions.
www.imagepermanenceinstitute.org

Kodak
Site includes information on film preservation, history and Kodak products.
www.kodak.com

Glossary of film terms
www.kodak.com/en/motion/page/glossary-of-motion-picture-terms

Littlefilm.org
Site maintained by Brodsky and Treadway including essays and help pages on 8mm preservation, filmmaking, equipment and lab services
www.littlefilm.org

Rick Prelinger
Prelinger Archives and personal Prelinger projects.
www.panix.com/~footage

Texas Commission on the Arts: Video Conservation Guide
Aimed at museum staff, this guide deals with the preservation of video tapes of all sorts.
www.arts.state.tx.us/video

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