In this webinar, you will learn to identify some of the most common audiovisual analog formats. Participants will gain a foundational understanding of the history of major formats, signs of decay, and how to properly store materials. There will be a special focus on film identification and care- participants will practice using their light box and loupe to identify film components, as well as practice splicing and adding leader to film.
The Mellon Guide to Film Preservation is a great resource for film conservation and inspection techniques. It elaborates on much of what we practiced in Webinar 1.
The Kodak edge code guide can help you identify when a filmstock was manufactured.
Film Forever a film preservation guide, can also be downloaded as a PDF and printed.