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Seminar on Motion Picture Film Preservation

From: Jesper Stub Johnsen <jesperj>
Date: Monday, September 24, 2001
The Danish Film Institute/Archive and Cinematheque, celebrates its
60th anniversary in November 2001 with a seminar:

Preserve--Then Show
Copenhagen, Denmark,
November 11-13, 2001

The purpose of the seminar is:

    *   To present and discuss the latest research and knowledge
        within film preservation and restoration.

    *   To expand and develop international cooperation and
        knowledge within the areas of film preservation and film
        archival research.

The programme will include:

    Paolo Cherchi Usai
    A Code of Ethics in Motion Picture Preservation

    Nicola Mazzanti
    The Restoration of 'Vampyr' (Dreyer, 1932)

    Martin Koerber
    The Reconstruction of 'Metropolis' (Lang, 1926)

    M. Engberg
    Restoring films from Nordisk Films Kompani

    Jean-Louis Bigourdan
    Research in motion picture film storage

    Jean-Louis Bigourdan and Jesper Stub Johnsen
    Preservation strategies for a new Danish Film Archive

    Peter Adelstein
    Optimizing Nitrate Film Storage

    Tim Padfield
    Why does cold film not suffer frost damage? An explanation in
    simple language of the thermodynamics of water in absorbent

    Gabrielle Claes
    Managing a Collection of 80,000+ Films

    Paul Read
    Digital Film Restoration

    Franziska Frey
    Fading Models for Chromogenic Dyes

    Rudolf Gschwind
    Electronic Imaging, a Tool for the Reconstruction of Faded
    Motion Picture Films

Full description and programme as well as registration from (no
registration fee) can be found at

Jesper Stub Johnsen
Arkivleder/Head of Film Archive
Det Danske Filminstitut/Danish Film Institute
Filmarkivet/Film Archive
+45 33 74 36 22
Fax: +45 33 74 36 21

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