Head of Film Department, Cinematheque Suisse

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Full Time
Penthaz Switzerland
Apply by Jan 7th, 2018

Cinémathèque suisse, a private foundation under Swiss law, headquartered in Lausanne, is invested with the following missions:
 collecting and preserving cinematographic archives, regardless of origin;
 ensuring the growth, conservation, restoration, and presentation of its collections;
 founding a national cinematography museum and study centre;
 being of public service

In the context of implementing its digital strategy and archive, Cinémathèque Suisse is seeking a new Head of Film Department (100 %).

Your missions with the Film Department will be:
 Determining the methods of the film collection policy, in collaboration with the Board of Directors Continue reading

Motion Picture Preservation Technician, NARA

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  • Open & closing dates 12/12/2017 to 12/27/2017
  • Salary $44,941 to $58,428 per year
  • Pay scale & grade GS 7
  • Work schedule Full-Time
  • Appointment type Permanent


2 vacancies in the following location: College Park, MD

Relocation expenses reimbursed No
  • Duties


    This position is part of the Motion Picture Lab, National Archives and Records Administration. As a Motion Picture Preservation Technician, you will perform duties associated with preserving motion pictures, film inspection, digitizing original archival motion picture holdings, managing digital surrogates and derivatives, creating technical and administrative metadata, and producing physical media copies.  Continue reading

Assistant Film Conservator, Harvard Library

Full Time
Cambridge, Mass.
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Assistant Film Conservator

Harvard Library


Duties & Responsibilities

Reporting to the Film Conservator of the Film Preservation Unit in Media Preservation of the Harvard Library, the Assistant Film Conservator is responsible for the processing, inspection and preliminary cataloging of new acquisitions and the preparation of outgoing films for the Harvard Film Archive (HFA) and other Harvard Library repositories. Assists in the planning and execution of collection-wide preservation projects. Manages digital assets. Assists patrons who need to view film. Continue reading

Collections Assistant, North West Film Archive

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Manchester, UK
Salary Grade 5: £22,214 – £24,983  [updated following pay award from 1/8/17]
Apply by September 11, 2017

North West Film Archive:

Part of Manchester Metropolitan’s Library Special Collections, the North West Film Archive is the recognised public moving image archive preserving films made in and about the region – it is part of the Archives+ partnership, with a small specialist team and facilities, based in the splendid Manchester Central Library, and looking after some 50,000 items of film and video. Offering a variety of access services to users in the academic, public and commercial sectors, the Archive will mark its 40th anniversary in 2017, and is looking forward to meeting the challenges of an increasingly digital future. Partnerships and collaborations, with for example heritage organisations, the BFI and broadcasters, are key to successful operations, and the quality of the work of the NWFA is recognised regionally, nationally and internationally.

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