Cinema Studies
For Students:

The Moving Image Archiving and Preservation (MIAP) 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

MIAP Director Search
August 24, 2016

The Department of Cinema Studies seeks a director for its high-profile, two-year Master of Arts degree program in Moving Image Archiving and Preservation (MIAP). See the full job announcement for more details.

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2015 Home Movie Day
Newark, NJ
October 17, 2015

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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