Digital Film Preservation Specialist (full-time)
Culpeper, VA USA
May 06, 2021
This is a NTE (not to exceed) 5-year position performing digital restoration on the nation’s motion picture film collections. The position is within the Motion Picture Laboratory at the National Audio-Visual Conservation Center in Culpeper, VA. Performs digital restorations of motion picture film utilizing software packages and other tools following the highest industry standards. Primary responsibilities of digital restoration tasks are conducted independently under the direction of the Motion Picture Laboratory Supervisor. Digitally preserves and restores images using multiple appropriate software and hardware tools to address specific problems in original footage such as instability, flicker, analog damage, missing frames, etc. Oversees the preparation for and archiving of the digitized materials in a secure and stable repository. Coordinates projects with appropriate personnel, insuring timely delivery of digitized materials, sometimes under tight deadlines.
SALARY: $87,198 to $113,362 per year