Training programme: Moving Image Archive Program, Tisch School of the Arts, New York

Posted on Mon, 09/08/2008 - 07:43

M.A. Degree Program at Tisch School of the Arts, New York University

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