March 30, 2019 by Gary Price
From WBFO: Imagine watching an old television newscast from when you were a kid. Now, it’s a reality for Western New Yorkers. The first batch of archival news footage digitized by the Buffalo Broadcasters Association is available online. Local stories like the closing of Bethlehem Steel and the Attica uprising, as well as national stories […]
August 24, 2011 by Gary Price
Leonard Maltin discusses several finds available from the National Archives (incl. Universal Newsreel content) and are accessible online via CriticalPast.com (view online, free)*. One of the great film collections that has yet to be fully explored belongs to the citizens of the United States. The National Archives in Washington houses an enormous quantity of footage […]
May 2, 2011 by Gary Price
From CNET Australia: Australian media preservation and digitisation company DAMsmart is responsible for processing thousands and thousands of hours of culturally significant footage. Here’s a glimpse at some of the tech used behind the scenes at its Canberra office. The “virtual tour” consists of nine images.