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Restoration of Motion Picture Film (Butterworth-Heinemann Series in Conservation and Museology)

Paul Read

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ISBN 10: 075062793X / ISBN 13: 9780750627931
Published by Butterworth-Heinemann, 2000
Condition: Good Hardcover
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Title: Restoration of Motion Picture Film (...

Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann

Publication Date: 2000

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good

Edition: 1.

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This is the first book to bring together the work of a modern motion picture film laboratory together with the specialist techniques for preservation and restoration of archival film.

The books data has its origins in a training programme called FILM which was written by members of the Gamma Group with funding from the EU fund Force. The committee comprised senior film archivists and technicians in charge of film conservation departments or working film laboratories within national film archives, together with technicians from commercial laboratories which specialise in archival film conservation and who do not work for national and local archives. The final group consisted of many of the most experienced individuals in their fields.

Restoration of Motion Picture Film is an extremely informative, well-researched book which is an unmissable addition to the bookshelves of conservators, archivists and curators worldwide. Film history and film conservation students will also find it of great interest and use.

* Only book in English on this subject
* Prepared by leading specialists in their field
* Includes coverage of digital technology

About the Author:

After gaining a first in Fine Art at the Kent Institute of Art and Design at Canterbury, Paul Read moved to London, finding employment at Foyles bookshop before becoming a teacher. He has worked in several inner-city schools as an Art, English and supply teacher, both in England and Italy. He received a distinction from City University London for his creative writing MA.

A few years ago, Paul was involved in a hit-and-run incident which put him in a wheelchair for several months and was where he wrote the first draft of his debut, The Art Teacher. He lives with Patricia and their two children.

Paul's second novel, Blame, will be published in April 2017.

Follow Paul on Twitter at @paulreadauthor

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