The 24th Annual Association of Moving Image Archivists Conference begins today in Savannah, Ga., bringing together leaders and practitioners in the archiving, preservation and content communities. The conference runs from Oct. 8-11 at the Hyatt Regency in Savannah.
Over the course of four days, more than 50 sessions, section meetings, screenings and workshops will be available to attendees. Keynotes and the daily plenaries feature speakers who will present a big-picture perspective as well as opportunities to follow up those offerings with targeted technical sessions. The conference includes experts from the leading institutions around the world, including Library of Congress, Universidad de la República, HBO, Sony Pictures, WGBH, Indiana University, MOMA and EYE Film Institute, as well as Iron Mountain, Deluxe, FotoKem, Kodak and other leading companies in the field. There will also be demos and vendors on hand to showcase crucial technological developments.
AMIA will offer a free public screening of Peter Pan at the Lucas Theatre on Oct. 11 at 3:00 p.m. The film will be introduced by a Disney preservationist.
For more information, visit www.amiaconference.com.