The 2019 Archival Summer School will be hosted by Indiana University Libraries Moving Image Archive in partnership with FIAF, the International Federation of Film Archives.


Where: Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana

When: May 13-26, 2019

The summer school includes two weeks of hands-on practicums and lectures on all areas of preservation of AV materials covering the range and skills needed to fully preserve our cultural heritage in film, audio, video, photographs, digital and paper formats

TUITION: $1500 (includes housing)

Topics of some of the workshops and lectures that will be offered:

  • History of Film Technology

  • Film and AV object conservation

  •  TV and video technology

  • Programming

  • Disaster Preparedness and Response

  • Copyright

  • Cataloging

  • Restoration

  • Digital Preservation

  • Access

  • Open source tools and resources

  • DIY small scale digitization

  • Film projection workshops

  • Film identification and handling

  • Film digitization

  • Audio digitization

  • Video digitization

  • Film Restoration

For inquiries please contact Rachael Stoeltje at