Program Schedule

Posted on Aug 12, 2015 | Comments Off on Program Schedule

Fat City

The Reel Thing Technical Symposium opens on Thursday, August 20th, with a reception and screening of the 4k restoration of John Huston’s classic Fat City.


 Please note this is a preliminary schedule.  Times are subject to change.

For program abstracts, click the title or go here.

Thursday . August 20

6:30pm-7:30pm Opening Night Reception
7:30pm-9:30pm Screening: John Huston’s Fat City


Friday . August 21

9:00am-9:15am Opening Special Screening and Welcome
9:15am-10:45am The Origins of Technicolor – Engineering Color for Hollywood
10:45am-11:15am Break
11:15am-12:15pm DIASTOR’s Approach to Restoring Color
12:15am-12:45pm ACES 1.0: Is Your Archive Ready?
12:45pm-2:00pm Lunch Break
2:00pm – 3:30pm Technicolor and Early Musicals
3:30pm-4:00pm 2-color Technicolor Restoration at YCM Laboratories
4:00pm – 4:30pm Break
4:30pm – 5:00pm Titel: Using a Film Annotation Tool as Part of the Restoration Process
5:00pm-6:15pm 25th Anniversary Tribute to The Film Foundation and Special Screening of New Restoration
6:15pm – 7:00pm Break
7:00pm-7:30pm Coffee and Cannolis Reception
7:30pm-9:30pm Screening: Otto Preminger’s Where the Sidewalk Ends


Saturday . August 22

9:00am-9:15am Opening Special Screening and Welcome
9:15am-10:15am 25th Anniversary Tribute to TFF: Restoring Marcel Ophul’s The Memory of Justice
10:15am-11:00am Telecastland – The History, Production and Restoraton of Dateline Disneyland
11:00am-11:30am Break
11:30am-12:00pm One Button Restoration – Big Data Meets Media Archives
12:00pm-12:30pm Polyester Mag Deterioration…Really?
12:30pm-2:00pm Lunch Break
2:00pm- 2:30pm 50 and Still Fabulous! Standing for the Future of Analog with Super 8 Film
2:30pm-3:00pm Special Screening: Road Closed by Robert Frank-Finley Fryer
3:00-pm-4:00pm How We Did What We Did With What We Had
4:00pm-4:30pm Break
4:30pm-5:00pm Content Identification for Audiovisual Archives
5:00pm-5:45pm A Case Study Comparing Restoration of Mainstream and Independent Films: Andrzej Wajda’s The Ashes and the Made in Texas shorts presented by Jonathan Demme
5:45pm – 7:00pm Break
7:00pm-7:30pm Closing Night Dessert & Coffee Reception
7:30:0pm-9:30pm Screening: Johnny Guitar