Term Film Preservation
Code TA-2800.2000
Definition Programs that conserve, preserve, restore and make more readily accessible to the viewing public motion pictures and videos that are a part of a country's film heritage. Preservation activities include finding lost films, locating and integrating missing footage, improving soundtracks and transferring film images from old nitrate-base film stock which deteriorates and acetate film stock which fades to the most stable format available.
Created 7/12/99
Changed 8/1/07
Use References Motion Picture Conservation
Motion Picture Preservation
See Also References Animation/Cartoon Art Collector Clubs (PS-8200.1400-020)
Film Appreciation (PL-7400.0700-200)
Film Collections (TJ-4500.4500-200)
Filmmaking Instruction (PL-7400.2000)
Film Presentations (TA-2000)
Motion Picture Museums (TA-5500.6000)
Movie Memorabilia Collector Clubs (PS-8200.1400-500)
External Classification Terms Arts, Culture and Recreation (AIRS AR-100)
Arts, Culture and Recreation (CAN AR-100)
Arts Services (NTE A90)
Film & Video (NPC A06.04)
Historic Preservation (UW 5.2.05.02)
Historic Preservation & Conservation (NPC A04.04)
Related Concepts
Facet Service
Comments
Bibliographic References “UCLA Film and Video Archive – Preservation”, http://www.cinema.ucla.edu/preservation/preservation.html

“Why are Films and Videos Disappearing?”, American Film Institute, http://www.afi.com/about/preservation/aboutpresv/deteriorate.aspx

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