2013 Conference Sponsors
Our partners and sponsors are passionate about their involvement with AMIA, our members and the work we do. And we couldn’t be more pleased to have their support. Their generosity makes many of AMIA’s programs and projects possible.
Restoration Circle Sponsor
Iron Mountain Entertainment Services
For more than 60 years, Iron Mountain has preserved priceless originals of blockbuster movies, popular songs, hit TV shows and other irreplaceable film and sound recordings. In doing so, the company helps major movie studios, recording labels, television production companies, and advertising agencies reduce their risk of losing or damaging these cultural artifacts, either physical or digital. Today, Iron Mountain continues to lead the industry in preserving and transferring analog and digital entertainment assets, offering unmatched expertise and resources, including: Experience in managing more than 21 million film and sound elements for more than 1,500 customers, including all of the top entertainment companies; A fully integrated digital studio to handle analog to digital transfer and storage for audio, video, and film assets; Highly secure, climate-controlled facilities that ensure preservation of valuable film and sound elements; A dedicated, trained, and screened staff of security professionals who keep assets secure and protected; A highly skilled team of award winning engineers to assist in digital transfers, migrations, and content delivery in 3 dedicated studios located within our preservation vaults, ensuring complete chain of custody of your assets.
Deluxe Entertainment Services Group
Founded in 1915, Deluxe Entertainment Services Group (www.bydeluxe.com) has grown from a single film lab into the leading provider of media services in the world. Offering a comprehensive suite of services that “bridge the gap” between physical and digital archives, Deluxe enables its partners to Manage, Migrate and Maximize the impact of their collections.
As part of the Deluxe family, MediaRecall by Deluxe, Chace Audio by Deluxe, Deluxe Archive Solutions, and Cinetech have established world-class reputations in the industry through superior quality work, technical capability, and customer service. Advanced digital technologies expand global opportunities for content owners. From picture and audio restoration and preservation, to digital asset management and distribution, make Deluxe your first choice for content stewardship. www.byDeluxe.com
LAC Group is the leader in Information Curation℠ & Knowledge Management solutions. Since 1986, LAC has provided the staffing, managed services and consulting insight that drives library & archival best practices for Fortune 500 companies, major studio/broadcasters, law firms and government agencies. LAC’s 300+ employees focus on a strategic set of offerings including: library staffing & recruiting, competitive intelligence reporting, spend management analysis, archival media storage, resource audits and web-based rights clearance & research-on-demand.
A certified woman-owned business, LAC has offices in Los Angeles, New York, Washington, D.C., Denver, Boston, Chicago, London and a new state-of-the-art tape vault in Thousand Oaks, CA (Fall 2013). For more information please visit www.lac-group.com.
Reflex Technologies supports of the mission of film archives to provide access, distribution and media migration of archival film content. With a 20-year history in archival scanning and nearly 100 years of film industry experience on its staff, Reflex approaches digital archiving from the filmmakers point of view. www.reflextechnologies.com
FotoKem is a family-owned, full-service post production facility that has become a go-to resource for the worldwide creative community. Since 1963, the company has serviced every corner of the entertainment market, providing unmatched expertise, high-end solutions and innovative technologies. FotoKem offers a broad spectrum of services, including traditional photochemical preservation and digital film restoration (all film formats from 16mm to 65mm), file-based workflows, 3D digital intermediates, digital cinema mastering, mobile dailies, global data delivery, film and video finishing, audio mixing and mastering, visual effects, and production rentals. www.fotokem.com
Fuji Motion Picture Film
FUJIFILM was founded in 1934 specifically as a motion picture film company, and in the decades since has come to be known as a pioneer in a wide range of technologies. Announced early in 2011, Fujifilm RECORDING DIGITAL SEPARATION film, Type 4791, is now being used by several major Hollywood studios for archival separation masters.
Universal Studios BluWave Audio
BluWave Audio, a division of Universal Studios Sound, is an 18,000 square foot ultra-modern facility dedicated to Digital Mastering, Television Mixing, Audio Restoration and Archival Restoration, and Sound Transfer. universal.filmmakersdestination.com/content/bluwave-audio
NT Audio Video Film Labs
NT Audio Video Films Labs is a premier film restoration and preservation facility specializing in both photochemical and digital methods. Services include: wet gate capabilities for severely damaged film, in-house custom archival B&W film processing, YCM separations, (traditional & digital), audio preservation & transfers. Santa Monica: 310-828-1098, Hollywood: 323-957-4200, www.ntaudio.com
High-quality digital film restoration services to studios and libraries who need pristine quality work delivered on time and in budget. Full service Post Production facility providing dailies, editorial, visual effects, color correction and assembly for film, television and commercial projects. www.MTIFilm.com
XTracks provides audio separation technology, music replacement, audio restoration and complete post production services. Our proprietary Xtraction Technology removes music, dialog or vocals from a composite mix element allowing the ability to unlock dormant titles and re-purpose existing content. The World-class facilities, technology, in-house music catalogs and the elite team of professionals allows XTracks to conveniently bundle a variety of services under one roof. www.xtracks.tv
The Media Preserve
The MediaPreserve, a division of Preservation Technologies, provides audio, video, and film reformatting tailored to meet each client’s preservation goals. Using legacy playback machines and current technology, our engineers migrate both historical and modern media. We provide the high-quality digital files and relevant metadata required to ensure continued access to audiovisual assets.
AV Preservation by reto.ch
AV Preservation by reto.ch is a small, highly skilled moving image conservation and restoration facility based in Switzerland. Our team provides worldwide comprehensive services that encompass the whole range of audio-visual preservation, and offer Swiss quality at competitive price. The company is also actively engaged in a number of relevant national and international professional bodies.
Underground Archives provides solutions in subsurface, secure, stable and environmentally controlled facilities. Underground solutions provide protection from natural disasters, the ravages of temperature and humidity, and the simple passage of time. www.uarchives.com
Digital Vision is a creator of premium color grading, restoration and film scanning solutions. Emmy winning technology and products include the Nucoda range, for color grading and finishing and Phoenix, automated and semi-automated restoration solution for film and video. The Golden Eye film scanner and the Vintage Cloud solution provide innovative tools to for high quality film scanning, digitization, preservation and archiving. Visit www.digitalvision.tv.
Post Haste Digital
Post Haste Digital, located in Los Angeles, California, serves major studios, universities, libraries, and independent clients, providing audio and video restoration, archival services, migration, re-mastering, and more. We use the most modern technologies available to provide top-quality, efficient service in a collaborative and friendly environment. Visit www.posthastedigital.com
Cinelicious: The newest thing in old film restoration
Featuring the cutting-edge Scanity 4K, restoration-optimized film scanner for 16mm & 35mm w/real-time optical & magnetic audio. 4K color grading in 4K DI theater. Nitrate Vault. 8mm, Super8, & 9.5mm in 2K. A data-centric approach and customized workflows for Studio titles, television re-masters, film libraries and historic works of art. cinelicious.tv
Prasad Group is a fifty-five year old company – the largest integrated post production facility in Asia – has state of the art equipment, software and skilled technicians to restore motion pictures. Film Restoration involves the complex process of identifying the initial problem and providing digital solutions. Working with leading post production facilities around the world, Prasad Group provides services you can trust. Restoration – VFX -3D Conversions. www.prasadgroup.org
L’Immagine Ritrovata is a highly specialised film restoration laboratory. It was born and developed thanks to the good work of the Fondazione Cineteca di Bologna, with which the laboratory is in continual close collaboration.Today, L’Immagine Ritrovata is an international point of reference in the field, due to its development of methodologies, its constant research work and the vast range of its activities in the restoration of world cinematographic heritage. The equipment with which the laboratory is furnished – facilities that include all workflows, from 4K to photochemical – is at the forefront of technological innovation and is designed for the restoration of film from every cinematic age.
Founded in 1991, Audio Mechanics is now one of the most sought-after re-mastering studios in Southern California. They have a reputation for aesthetic integrity and extreme technical proficiency. Specializations include sound restoration, music mastering, sound editing, and forensic audio. Their facility in Burbank, CA features state-of-the-art adaptable 5.1 mastering rooms, a recording studio suitable for bands and ADR work, and a stereo mastering control room. Audio Mechanics has maintained, through word-of-mouth, an impressive list of corporate and independent clientele in the music, film, and television industries. www.audiomechanics.com
Crawford Media Services
Now a leading provider of digitization, archival storage and asset management, Crawford’s mission is to help our clients clear the hurdle of digital preservation. Built on many successful projects, we offer our experience, expertise, and resources to resolve the complexity and uncertainty of digital migration. www.crawford.com
Kodak has over a century of expertise and research dedicated to making advancements for filmmakers and the film industry. We are passionate about helping content owners preserve their moving pictures. Today’s visual stories are valuable for historical and cultural purposes, as well as future revenue generation. www.kodak.com/go/archive.
DJ Audio offers audio transfers from any media to any media using traditional to state of the art equipment at competitive prices. The staff at DJ AUDIO represents combined experience of over 60 years and understands the rigorous demands of production. Whether you are a student, a seasoned professional or a post-production house, DJ Audio can meet your needs with professional service and a quick turnaround. www.djaudiola.com
The Association of Moving Image Archivists is an international nonprofit professional association dedicated to the preservation of moving image media for current and future generations.