We all know about the Watergate Tapes, but a whole bunch of Super 8 films turned up recently from the Nixon White House.  The films have been edited (editorialized?) into a documentary feature called Our Nixon.  Note the comparison of high and low quality film scans.!the-home-movies/c19dm


The trailer for a great film exploring family history/myths through personal audio-visual archives:


An overview of the Packard Campus facility of the Library of Congress:


A glimpse of the cutting edge, high volume operations of the Library of Congress:


Talk by James Snyder of the Library of Congress about Moving Image Archiving:


A good article on the telecine optical imaging process used in transferring film to video:

A directory of film labs that still process film:

A great little “app” to calculate the variables of film length, running time, frame rates, and formats: