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The Annual Conference is a unique forum for colleagues from all areas of the field to meet, share information and work together. Registration for 2015 will open in May.

2016 Call for Proposals

The AMIA Conference Committee invites submissions...

Tips for a Successful Proposal

The goal of the Conference is to present an...

2015 Conference Presentations

  Speaker presentations are posted as they...

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AMIA is a nonprofit international association dedicated to the preservation and use of moving image media. AMIA supports public and professional education and fosters cooperation and communication among the individuals and organizations concerned with the acquisition, preservation, description, exhibition, and use of moving image materials.

The annual AMIA Conference is the largest gathering of motion picture and recorded sound archivists and interested professionals.  More than 550 annual attendees include members and colleagues from the world’s major media, library, university, military and other institutions.

The AMIA annual conference provides an opportunity for colleagues and those interested in the field to meet, share information and work together. For newcomers to this vibrant, dynamic and committed community, networking with other AMIA members and industry professionals is invaluable for professional development. AMIA conference registration includes participation in all regular sessions and screenings  and some special events

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Recent News

February 28, 2016 |

Tips for a Successful Proposal

The goal of the Conference is to present an broadly-based program that speaks to the wide range of attendees with...

January 10, 2016 |

An Amusement Fit for Half-wits: Partial Histories of Film Archives

Rachael Stoeltje, Indiana University Libraries Moving Image Archive Christophe Dupin, International Federation of...

January 10, 2016 |

Preserving Film Collections for the Future: An Essential New Web Application

Jean-Louis Bigourdan, Image Permanence Institute/RIT Alex Bliss, Image Permanence Insitute/RIT Implementing the...

January 10, 2016 |

Metadata Grand Unified Theory: PBCore, EBUCore, and the Semantic Web

Casey Davis, WGBH Educational Foundation Jack Brighton, Illinois Public Media Rebecca Fraimow, WGBH Evain...

January 10, 2016 |

The Long Goodbye: Curation Through Careful De-accession

Sean Savage, Academy Film Archive Stefan Palko, Academy Film Archive Deborah Stoiber, George Eastman...

January 10, 2016 |

Processing Film Collections Labeled in Non-Latin Alphabets

Liz Coffey, Harvard University Amy Sloper, Wisconsin Center for Film and Theatre Research Travis Wagner,...

January 10, 2016 |

Confronting the Crisis: Sustainable Preservation and Access Solutions at Scale

Joshua Sternfeld, National Endowment for the Humanities Chris Lacinak, AVPreserve Rachael Stoeltje, Indiana...

January 10, 2016 |

Designing and Building the Post-Analogue Audiovisual Archive

Jan Müller, Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision, FIAT/IFTA President The presentation addresses the...

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