Cinema Studies
For Students:

The Moving Image Archive Program is a two-year course of study that trains future professionals to manage preservation-level collections of film, video, new media, and other types of digital works. The program provides prospective collection managers and archivists with an international, comprehensive education in the theories, methods, and practices of moving image archiving and preservation.

Dan Streible is the program's Director, and Howard Besser and Mona Jimenez are Associate Directors.

The curriculum covers all aspects of moving image archiving, including:

  • Film History/Historiography and Film Style
  • Conservation, Preservation, Storage, and Management
  • Legal Issues and Copyright
  • Laboratory Techniques
  • Moving Image Cataloging
  • Curatorial Work and Museum Studies
  • Programming; New Media and other Digital Technologies
  • Metadata and Access to Archival Holdings

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News

4 MIAP Alumni Receive National Digital Stewardship Residencies
January 20, 2015

MIAP alumni Rebecca Fraimow, Shira Peltzman, Joseph Heinen and Julia Kim have received funded postgraduate residency positions in the National Digital Stewardship Residency Program, created in 2013 "to build a dedicated community of professionals who will advance our nation's capabilities in managing, preserving, and making accessible the digital record of human achievement.”

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2014 AMIA Conference
Savannah, GA, October 8-12, 2014

Research Projects

Moving Image Specialists in Libraries (MISL) - A research initiative funded by the US Institute for Museum and Library Services (IMLS) that seeks to generate awareness of the special requirements for preserving audiovisual records and improve staffing for moving image archiving and preservation in libraries.

Faculty List and Info

Announcements of trips, presentations, projects and events from the last several years.






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