Progress Not Perfection: The Work of Ariel Schudson

Human Interventions and Technological Rescues: Digital Restoration of the Moving Image

This piece was written for MIAS 220: Archeology of the Media, taught by Professor Michael Friend for the Moving Image Archive Studies Program at UCLA during the Winter of 2013. “Before … Continue reading

March 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

It’s Elemental, dear Watson!: Film Restoration in the Photochemical Realm

This piece was written for MIAS 220: Archeology of the Media, taught by Professor Michael Friend for the Moving Image Archive Studies Program at UCLA during the Winter of 2013. “First … Continue reading

February 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

No Cigarette Burns: Why Film Will Never ‘Die’

This work was initially published as an OpEd piece in addition to my regular column, and may be found here at the original publication site at CraveOnline.com  Back in May of 1897, … Continue reading

February 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Myth of Macho: John Carpenter’s Westerns

This piece was written as a part of my weekly column on CraveOnline.com about masculinity and the cinema, Myth of Macho. The original piece can be located at the online … Continue reading

January 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Belfast Project: An Archival Study

This piece was written for IS431: American Archives & Manuscripts, an Information Studies class with content crucial for the satisfying of course requirements of the Moving Image Archive Studies program at … Continue reading

December 19, 2012 · Leave a comment

Out of the Shadows and Onto the Screen: Project Shirley and Milestone’s Restoration of The Portrait of Jason

This piece was written for MIAS 210: Ethics of Preservation & Restoration, taught by Michael Pogorzelski for the Moving Image Archive Studies Program at UCLA during the Fall of 2012. Within … Continue reading

December 14, 2012 · Leave a comment