Program Information

Posted on Jul 16, 2015 | Comments Off on Program Information



The Reel Thing will open with a reception on Thursday, August 20th followed by a screening of the 4k restoration of John Huston’s classic Fat City.


Premiere Screenings of New 4K Restorations …

  • John Huston’s FAT CITY
  • Otto Preminger’s WHERE THE SIDEWALK ENDS
  • Nicholas Ray’s JOHNNY GUITAR

Presentation Topics include ..

  • The Dawn of Technicolor – presentations by James Layton and David Pierce
    • Part l – The Origins of Technicolor – Engineering Color for Hollywood
    • Part ll – Technicolor and Early Musicals
  • 50 and Still Fabulous!  Standing For the Future of Analog With Super 8 Film
  • 25th Anniversary tribute to The Film Foundation w/Special Screening
  • Telecastland  —  The history, production and restoration of “Dateline Disneyland”
  • How we did what we did with what we had: An Innovative Approach to Restoring an Incomplete Film
  • Titel: Using a film annotation tool as part of the film restoration process
  • One Button Restoration – Big Data Meets Media Archives
  • Content Identification for Audiovisual Archives
  • Restoring Marcel Ophul’s THE MEMORY OF JUSTICE
  • DIASTOR’s Approach to Restoring Film Colors
  • ACES 1.0: Is Your Archive Ready?
  • Polyester Mag Deterioration…really?

Speakers include …

  • David Pierce, Media History Digital Library
  • James Layton, Museum of Modern Art
  • Michael Pogorzelski, AMPAS Film Archive
  • Heather Linville, AMPAS Film Archive
  • Barbara Flueckiger, University of Zurich
  • Richard W. Kroon, Entertainment Identifier Registry Association
  • Jayson Wall, Walt Disney Studios
  • Mike Inchalik, PurePix Images
  • Alexander Petukhov, University of Georgia
  • Inna Kozlov, Algosoft Tech USA
  • Pawel Smietanka, Filmoteka Narodowa
  • Franz Hoeller, HS-ART Digital
  • Taylor Whitney, Preserving the Past, LLC
  • Rhonda Vigeant, Pro8mm
  • Alex Forsythe, AMPAS Science & Technology Council
  • Margaret Bodde, The Film Foundation
  • Jennifer Ahn, The Film Foundation
  • John Polito, Audio Mechanics

More speakers and topics to be announced soon!