A Day on the Grand Canal With the Emperor of China (or Surface Is Illusion but So Is Depth) (1988) Courtesy: Milestone Films (https://www.milestonefilms.com)

Directorio + Staff

El Directorio de AMIA, como cuerpo administrativo de la asociación, se enfoca su misión, estrategias, recursos y metas.

Los nueve miembros del Directorio de AMIA, elegidos por los miembros, sirven como voluntarios dirigiendo la organización hacia un futuro sustentable a través de políticas de administración y manejo financiero consistentes, como también asegurarse de que la organización tiene recursos suficientes para avanzar en su misión. El staff de AMIA trabaja muy cercanamente con el Directorio, los comités, y sus miembros para implementar su misión.


Dennis Doros

Milestone Films

AMIA President (2019-2021)

Dennis Doros is a co-founder of Milestone Films in New Jersey. For nearly 30 years, the company has preserved, restored and distributed films around the world that expand the canon, or as their motto says, “films to enlighten, educate, entertain and amaze. Open your eyes, we’ll open your mind.”

Taylor McBride

Smithsonian Institutiion

AMIA Secretary (2022-2024)

Taylor McBride is the Multimedia Specialist for the Smithsonian Institution’s Digital Asset Management System, supporting DAMS users and workflows with a focus on video and digital preservation as well as SI’s Collections DAMS Integration System, which bridges the DAMS with Collections Information Systems across the Institution. Taylor has an MA in Moving Image Archiving and Preservation from NYU.

Randal Luckow


AMIA Treasurer (2022-2024)

Randal is currently Director of HBO Archives, and in the past has been a Digital Archivist, and Sr. Director of Metadata & Media Services at Turner, and a Manager at DreamWorks, SKG Archives.

Snowden Becker

AMIA Board of Directors (2019-2021)

Faculty sponsor for UCLA AMIA Student Chapter, 2012-2019; Editorial Board Member, The Moving Image, 2005-present. Selected professional experience: Co-founder, Home Movie Day and the Center for Home Movies; adjunct faculty (2006-present) and academic administrator (2012-2019), UCLA Moving Image Archive Studies MA and MLIS degree programs.

Antonella Bonfanti

UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

AMIA Board of Directors (2020-2022)

Currently the film collection supervisor for UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, Antonella has served on the Board of Directors of the Center for Home Movies, has been involved in countless Home Movie Days, served on AMIA projects and committees including the Archival Screening Night Group, and co-organized/led 35mm Archival Projection Workshops.

Andrea Leigh

Library of Congress

AMIA Vice President (2019-2021)

Andrea Leigh is Moving Image Processing Unit Head at the Library of Congress Packard Campus for Audio Visual Conservation. Previously, she was a cataloger at the UCLA Film & Television Archive and held positions at the UCLA Library, Cal State University at Northridge, Walt Disney Company and Creative Artists Agency. She has an M.L.I.S in Information Studies and B.A. in Theatre Arts from UCLA.  

Regina Longo

Brown University

AMIA Board of Directors (2019-2021)

Media Archivist and Lecturer in Modern Culture and Media at Brown University, supporting collections and preservation and educating future generations of media makers, critics, and archivists.

CK Ming

National Museum of African American History & Culture

AMIA Board of Directors (2020-2022)

CK Ming works at the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History & Culture as a Media Conservation and Digitization Specialist. Previously they were the Archivist and Project Manager at the South Side Home Movie Project. They are currently a director of the board for the Center for Home Movies and Chair of the AMIA Diversity & Inclusion Fellowship Program Task Force.

John Polito

Audio Mechanics

AMIA Board of Directors (2020-2022)

John graduated with honors from Stanford University specializing in digital audio signal processing and composition at CCRMA (Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics).  In 1993 he founded Audio Mechanics, working on restoration, editing, and mastering projects for music, film, television, and legal industries. He has also worked in conjunction with the FBI on forensic cases and has been called upon as an expert witness. 

Juana Suárez

NYU Moving Image Archiving and Preservation Program

AMIA Board of Directors (2022-2024)

Director of the NYU Moving Image Archiving and Preservation Program, Juana Suárez. came to MIAP with nearly 20 years of experience teaching, advising, and mentoring undergraduate and graduate students. With a group of colleagues and alliances resulting from the MIAP Archival Exchange Program (APEX), she is working on arturita.net, a collaborative digital humanities project that aims to enhance the flow of media archival dialogue between Latin American countries, and Latin America and the world.


Laura Rooney

Managing Director


Kristina Kersels

Events and Operations Manager


Beverly Graham

Membership Manager


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