Performance of Abel Gance’s 1927 masterpiece Napoleon, September 24, 2007 at the Coliseum in Rome with the Triptych being shown on an 8.5 x 33 meter screen. The screen was built next to the Arch of Constantine on the Plazza del Colloseo, with the seating area and projection room in the Via de San Gregorio. Napoleon image copyright; Zoetrope Corporation and The Film Preserve, Ltd, with permission Courtesy: Boston Light & Sound, Inc.

AMIA Resources

Most of AMIA’s publications, Guides, and resources are developed through our committees. , task forces, and working groups. These resources are intended to serve the full community of audiovisual archivists.

Film Shrinkage Gauge
The gauge can be used to measure the linear shrinkage in any roll of 35mm, 16mm or regular 8mm film.  The Shrinkage Gauge is available for loan at no charge to members.  If you are not a member and wish to borrow the Shrinkage Gauge, contact amia@amianet.org.

Waveform Monitor/Vector Scope
The Waveform Monitor is available for loan at no charge to members.  If you are not a member and wish to borrow the Monitor, contact amia@amianet.org.

Home Film Preservation Guide
Simple guidelines for preserving motion picture film materials outside of specialized archives, with a focus on storage at home.