Free Lecture/Webcast: Rick Prelinger Speaks at the Toronto Internation Film Festival Centre

TIFF Higher Learning presents: *Reel Heritage – Rick Prelinger on The Future of Memory <>* *Friday October 23, 11am–12:30pm EST* In recent years, traditional moving-image archives have faced challenges from the dramatic shift towards digital production and distribution, the effective end of photochemical preservation technology, the marginalization of the theatrical viewing experience, and the public […]

Job Posting: Digital Archives / Media Management Intern, Preservation Maryland, Baltimore Preservation Maryland Digital Archivist/Media Management Intern Summer 2015, 10 week term, 30 hours/week, $4500 stipend Preservation Maryland is recruiting an intern to process its digital and physical media collections for current and future use. Digital collections include an estimated 12,000 digital images; physical collections include over 6,000 slides, 1,000 photographs, and 100 CDs. The […]

Job Posting: Audiovisual Archivist, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill POSITION:    Audiovisual Archivist (At Will Appointment) AVAILABLE:    August 1, 2015 The University of North Carolina seeks an energetic and collegial Audiovisual Archivist to participate in a grant project exploring workflow and large-scale digitization for preservation of and access to sound and moving-image materials from the Southern Folklife Collection (SFC) ( in the Louis Round […]

AMIA Scholarship and Internship Application Deadline – May 15th, 2015 AMIA believes that the education and training of moving image archivists is not only central to AMIA’s role as a professional association, but essential to the long-term survival of our moving image heritage. AMIA offers three scholarships and a research Internship each year to students entering the field. Application deadlines are May 15th. … The Association of […]

Guest Post: Kristin MacDonough of the Audiovisual Artifact Atlas

From March to December of 2014, I was the Coordinator for the Audiovisual Artifact Atlas. The AVAA (or “Atlas” if I’m feeling affectionate) is an online resource for identifying and diagnosing artifacts and errors you might encounter when reviewing or digitizing analog video and audio.  The Bay Area Video Coalition, located in San Francisco, currently […]

Job Posting: Film Cataloguer, MoMA, NYC

This post came through the AMIA listserv; I can’t find record of the job posting online, but I believe you can contact Kate Trainor, Film Collections Manager at MoMA, if you have any questions. The Museum of Modern Art is currently accepting applications for a one-year, grant funded Cataloger in its’ Film Department.  Reporting to […]

Job Posts in Canada this week

Copyright Services Librarian, Centennial College, Scarborough, ON •Develops and communicates College copyright policies, guidelines, and procedures to the College community •Responds to queries on copyright, fair dealing, licenses, permissions, intellectual property, and related matters from members of the College community •Prepares library copyright policies and procedures, advising library personnel on copyright matters specific to […]

Job Posting: A/V Archivist, University of Houston, TX Reporting to the Coordinator of Digital Projects within the Special Collections department, the successful candidate will work closely with Special Collections librarians and archivists to manage the preservation, acquisition, and use of the department’s audiovisual collections and related digital materials and make recommendations for their description and arrangement. Responsibilities will include: creating and implementing […]

Job Posting: Photo and A/V Archivist, the GLBT Historical Society, San Francisco The Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Historical Society in San Francisco seeks a Project Archivist to assist with surveying, processing and creating finding aids for photographic and audiovisual collections. This is temporary, one year position funded by a National Historical Publications and Records Commission grant. Salary is between $46,000-50,000, depending on qualifications. *Required Qualifications:* – […]

Job Posting: Film Technician, Colorlab, Rockville, MD

Description:  Film Technician for Motion Picture Preservation Film Facility The Role: We are currently seeking individuals to join our Film Preparation Department (prep).  As a key member of prep, you will be exposed to processes and techniques used to work with a variety of film formats.  Previous film handling experience is beneficial but our training results in […]