Tuesdays, 6-10  PM, room 651, Fall 2004

Instructors: Howard Besser & Ann Harris

Introduction to Moving Image Archiving & Preservation H72.1800

Nov 30   Access, Curating, and Programming  (HB)

see entire syllabus

Assignments due before class:
  • Each student should read one article from The Moving Image 4:1, Spring 2004, pages 1-88, and be prepared to present a short (5 min) summary  to the rest of the class
  • Atkinson, Jane. AGCS Occupational Profile: Programme Researcher: Broadcasting/film/video
  • At least 3 of the papers from the March 2003 Toronto Conference  Terms of Address: The Pedagogy and Politics of Film and Video Programming and Curating
  • In Focus: a guide to using films / by Linda Blakaby, Dan Georgakas and Barbara Margolis. NY: Cine Information, 1980.
  • American Film Distribution: the changing marketplace / by Suzanne Mary Donahue. MI: UMI Research Press, 1987
  • Noriega, Chon A. "On curating," Wide Angle Vol XVII nr 1-4 (1995); p 292-304
  • Gilmore, Geoff. "Sundance's agenda," Scenario Vol II nr 3 (Fall 1996); p 4-5
  • Peary, Gerald. "Season of the hunt; On the practice of film festival programming," American Film Vol XVI nr 10 (Nov-Dec 1991); p 20
  • PaÔni, Dominique. "Comme dans un musee" Journal of Film Preservation no 53 (Nov 1996); p 8-11 (Argues that programming in archives should be directed at building collections. Explores current explosion in film restorations within the context of archival programming.)
  • MacDonald, Scott. "Avant-garde at the Flaherty," Wide Angle Vol XVII nr 1-4 (1995); p 256-267
  • Besser, Howard (1998). The Shape of the 21st Century Library, in Milton Wolf et. al. (eds.), Information Imagineering: Meeting at the Interface , Chicago: American Library Association, pages 133-146
  • Moving Image Collections (MIC) General Information
  • Schiller, Daniel. (1988) "How to think about information." In. V. Mosco and J. Wasko (eds.), The Political Economy of Information (pp. 27-43). Madison, WI : University of Wisonsin Press. 1988
  • Lievrouw, L.A. (1994) "Information Resources and Democracy: Understanding the Paradox." Journal of the American Society for Information Science, 45(6), July, pp. 350-357
  • AMIA Compendium of Moving Image Cataloging Practice, edited by Abigail Leab Martin and compiled by Jane D. Johnson, Linda Tadic, Linda Elkins, Christine Lee, and Amy Wood. Society of American Archivists & AMIA, 2001. ca. 275 pp.
  • Archival Moving Image Materials: A Cataloging Manual (AMIM2) . 2nd ed. revised by the AMIM Revision Committee, Motion Picture, Broadcasting, and Recorded Sound Division.Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, Cataloging Distribution Service, 2000. 1 v. ISBN 0-8444-1008-X
  • Harrison, Harriet W. (comp. and ed.), for the Cataloging Commission of the International Federation of Film Archives (FIAF). The FIAF Cataloging Rules for Film Archives. Film-Television-Sound Archive Series: Volume 1. München; London; New York; Paris: K.G. Saur, 1991
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