What Our Members Do: Jeffrey Osmer

July 2, 2018

My primary job is to identify and “tag” an asset into our tracking system to be able to quickly retrieve that item in the future. We consistently field department requests to retrieve their previously created content. […]

What Our Members Do: Harry Peck Bolles

June 30, 2017

I’ve worked in NBC’s News Film Archive since 2005. I work freelance, which gives me a nicer contract with a better pay rate, and I still have the MPI health and pension plans. I’m a film librarian and, since 2015, I have been the “chief.” […]

To Protect and Preserve

November 1, 2014

Almost everyone in the business has heard the statistics: Only 10 percent of films made between 1910 and 1920 still exist; 20 percent of the films made in the 1920s survive […]

UNION MADE: The Lady in the Library

May 1, 2010

People seem to have the impression that I sit in a big office with millions of films which I loan out to interested borrowers… My actual job involves locating stock shots or establishing shots to include in various television shows and feature productions. […]

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