No date is given, but the color photograph and the appearance of Danny Kaye point to a later period in his life. Doug McKenzie Photographer. Kaye/Fine Collection, Music Division. Library of Congress.

Film Vault/Scanning Technician


Film Vault/Scanning Technician ()


Torrance, CA USA

Application Date

January 01, 1970

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Founded in 1996, Duplitech is one of L.A.’s most respected independent media service labs.  We provide a full range of content delivery solutions: On Disc, On Demand, On DCP and On Film.  Our in-house services include: Film Scanning, Color Grading and Restoration, Technical Editing and Asset Conform, Standards Conversion, Subtitling, 5.1 Faux Audio Upmix and 3D Motion Graphic Design/Animation.


SALARY:  $20-$25 hourly/DOE


  • To prepare 16mm and 35mm archival film elements for 2K and 4K scanning
  • Visually identify, inspect, handle, clean film assets; able to assess quality of various elements received
  • Manage cleaning of film elements prior to scanning
  • Receiving and barcoding library/media assets
  • Inputting metadata into Zytech Media Pulse database system
  • Thread film & operate a LaserGraphics Director 4k Film Scanner
  • Thread film & operate a Blackmagic Cintel Film Scanner


  • At least 2+ years handling 16mm and/or 35mm motion picture film elements
  • Editing/splicing/repairing film, and properly inspecting for sprocket or frame damage
  • Inventory management and data entry experience (knowledge of Zytech Media Pulse is a plus)
  • Understanding of film scanning

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Weekend and evening availability is a plus
  • Prior experience as a telecine operator, datacine operator, and/or projectionist
  • Experience using the Lipsner Smith film cleaner
  • Experience with magnetic audio
  • Experience with 1″ video tape transfer