Moreover, Kodak has introduced a new motion picture film:KODAK Color Asset Protection Film 2332 is optimized for content owners who originate or finish their productions on digital formats and want to protect their valuable media for the future. The stock offers over a century of dye stability when stored in recommended environments.
The company plans to add a black-and-white separation film to its asset-protection portfolio later this year.
“File-based projects often end up stored on tapes or drives, which need to be continually re-mastered or migrated, and run the risk of format obsolescence,” says Kim Snyder, president of Kodak’s Entertainment Imaging Division. “Our goal was to create an affordable film option - designed for content owners working on television programs, independent features, and documentaries - to assure long-term access to, and preservation of, their valuable content.”
[Sources for this story: Kodak commits to keeping motion picture film business alive: Will keep supplying studios with film, by Matthew Daneman, reporting for the Rochester, NY, Democrat and Chronicle; and the Eastman Kodak Company.]
When Analog 70 years programming meet with digital…
The National Film Board of Canada’s iPad app was once selected by iTunes Canada as the iPad app of the week. It is currently a respectable 28th in the Canadian entertainment category, according to Applyzer, an app ranking site.
Over 13,000 Canadian productions are available online from categories such as the Arts, Kids’ Movies, The Green Channel, Biography, Hot Topics, Animation, Outside the Box, World, History, Aboriginal Peoples, Classics, and High Definition.
The cultural institution includes 70 years of programming with their digital platforms garnering more than 20 million views globally according to Deborah Drisdell, Director General of Accessibility and Digital Enterprises, who spoke at Canada 3.0 last week. Drisdell said the cultural institution has been looking at documentaries, animation, and interactive content to add on to existing categories.
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In the past couple of weeks we have received numerous requests on our labels, so I thought it would be nice to resume the characteristics and sizes of them:
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In the past “records management” was sometimes used to refer only to the management of records which were no longer in everyday use but still needed to be kept…
About The Academy Film Archive
Dedicated to the preservation, restoration, documentation, exhibition and study of motion pictures, the Academy Film Archive is home to one of the most diverse and extensive motion picture collections in the world, including the personal collections of such filmmakers as Alfred Hitchcock, Cecil B. DeMille, George Stevens, Fred Zinnemann, Sam Peckinpah and Jim Jarmusch.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences was founded in 1927 and began acquiring film material in 1929. The Academy Film Archive, established in 1991, holds all of the Academy Award-winning films in the Best Picture category, all the Oscar-winning documentaries and many Oscar-nominated films in all categories. ( more )
I came across this article today and wanted to share with you. It’s amazing how long Kodak has been a pioneer in our industry!
With a simple slogan of “you press the button, we do the rest,” the fabled Kodak company has given Americans memories to hold onto for 132 years.
Astronaut Neil Armstrong took pictures of the moon with a Kodak camera in 1969, and 80 movies that won Best Picture Oscars were shot with K
But now the “Kodak Moments” seem to have run out after the upstate Rochester company founded by George Eastman announced Wednesday it has filed for bankruptcy protection.odak film. Kodak 35 mm. film even inspired Paul Simon to pen the hit song “Kodachrome.”
With more than 7,000 jobs at stake, Kodak executives are hoping to pull out of a $6.8 billion hole. In recent years, the company has focused on home photo printers and commercial inkjet printers that are finally on the verge of turning a profit.
If video killed the radio star, then digital cameras and cell phones are responsible or the possible demise of a company that turned average Joe Shmos into photographers by introducing the Brownie and Instamatic cameras.
By Bill Hutchinson / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS
“Kodak played a role in pretty much everyone’s life in the 20th century because it was the company we entrusted our most treasured possession to — our memories,” Robert Burley, a photography professor at Ryerson University in Toronto, told The Associated Press.
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This week I thought it would be nice to resume a few blogs and/or forums which I thought were quite interesting in our field:
http://archivesblogs.com/category/eng (regroups a various number of blog sites)
http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/hfacollections/ - Harvard Film Archives
http://www.homemovieday.com/news/ - Home Movie Day
http://blogs.ina.fr/ - I.N.A. (Insititut National de l’Audiovisuel)
http://mediapreservation.wordpress.com/ - Indiana University
http://rihs.wordpress.com/ - Rhode Island Historical Society
http://www.cinema.ucla.edu/ - UCLA
http://centerhistorypsychology.wordpress.com/ - University of Akron
http://blog.sonuma.be/ - SONUMA
http://clc.yale.edu/blog/ - Yale University Archives
http://www.amiaforums.org/ - The AMIA (Association of Moving Image Archivists) Forum
http://blogs.archives.gov/online-public-access/ - The NARA (National Archives and Records Administration)
http://blogs.loc.gov/loc/ - Library of Congress
http://www.archives-records-artefacts.com/ - University of Dundee
http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/ - The BBC
http://www.archives.gov/social-media/blogs.html - Resumé of all the blog available for the US National Archives
http://blog.aaa.si.edu/ - Archives of American Art
http://si-siris.blogspot.com/ - Smithsonian Institution
http://www.blogut.ca/ - University of Toronto
http://www.genealogyblog.com/ - Ancestry
http://www.lib.uwo.ca/blogs/digitalscholarly/ - Regrouping of Western Ontario blogs
And what to say about the list serves in which I am already a member, these help you keep up to date on what is going on. But mostly, answers many questions.. so many knowledgeable people on these!