Knowing and Protecting Motion Picture Film Poster

Published by the Image Permanence Institute and developed with contributions from recipients of both the Association of Moving Image Archivists IPI Internship in Preservation Research Award and the IPI L. Jeffrey Selznick School of Film Preservation Internship Award.

This large poster (47” x 35”) takes the viewer through the fascinating history of motion picture film materials. Using microscopy-imaging techniques, this poster features the striking characteristics of twelve distinct film materials from the silent era to present day. It features a timeline of motion-picture technology, a wide variety of motion picture film processes, tips for material identification, and basic knowledge on film formats and soundtracks. Also included is practical advice for film examination, along with a glossary of technical terms, and critical information needed for long-term preservation. Most notably, this poster is seen as an educational tool for understanding and ultimately preserving motion picture film materials.

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Includes one poster (47" x 35").

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Price: $10.00