6.1 Institutionalizing Moving Image Archival Training


The aim of this special issue is to develop a better understanding of the social, political, and cultural forces that have shaped and defined archival training in the past and present and nourish continued critical reflection. More than the institutionalization of established “best practices,” archival training’s different departmental homes within the humanities, social sciences, and sciences indicate differences in ontological and epistemological conceptualization of moving images and their role in culture. Interventions in the field of archival studies provide answers to these questions by offering insights into the multifarious turns and directions that the field has taken in the past few decades, and where it may go in the future.

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1. Christian Gosvig Olesen, Philipp Dominik Keidl – Introduction

2. Ray Edmondson – Is film archiving a profession yet. A reflection 20 years on

3. Caroline Frick – What Price Professionalism

4. Eef Masson, Giovanna Fossati – Interdisciplinarity, Specialization, Conceptualization

5. Benedict Salazar Olgado – What Do We Profess To

6. Caroline Yeager – The History of The L. Jeffrey Selznick School of Film Preservation. Changing the Field

7. Alejandro Bachmann – Multiplying Perspectives

9. Adelheid Heftberger – The Current Landscape of Film Archiving and How Study Programs Can Contribute

10. Thomas Elsaesser – A Look Back. The Professional Master_s Programme in Preservation and Presentation

11. Sonia Campanini, Vinzenz Hediger, Ines Bayer – Minding the Materiality of Film. The Frankfurt Master Program

12. Ulrich Ruedel, Martin Koerber – The Materiality of Heritage. Moving Image Preservation Training at HTW Berlin

13. Oliver Hanley – Upholding Tradition. The MA Program at the Film University Babelsberg KONRAD WOLF

14. Pamela Vizner, Juana Suarez – Education Through International Collaboration The Audiovisual Preservation Exchange (APEX) program

15. Rossella Catanese – Learning From the Keepers. Archival Training in Italian Cinematheques

16. Giuseppe Fidotta – Review of Film History as Media Archaeology

17. Andrée Lafontaine – Review of Hollywood and the Great Depression