Within the second edition of ARCADIA International film exhibition rescued and restored.
October 22 - 26, 2019
The National Autonomous University of Mexico, through its Cultural Dissemination Coordination and the Directorate General of Cinematographic Activities, in collaboration with the International Federation of Film Archives (FIAF), the Cineteca di Bologna and L’Immagine Ritrovata, convenes technical staff of fillm archives from Latin America, professionals, lm students and anyone interested in preservation and digital restoration, to attend the Mexico Film Preservation & Restoration School, from October 22 to 26, 2019, in order to address the topics related to film preservation and restoration, and provide the best practical restoration and archival training.
Since 2007 the Cineteca di Bologna and the laboratory of L’Immagine Ritrovata, in collaboration with FIAF and with the support of ACE, have organized the FIAF Film Restoration Summer School in Bologna, Italy, which lasts 3 weeks. Likewise, since 2013 a short version of that project has been held outside Italy every two years: the Film Restoration School Asia (Singapore, 2013), the Film Preservation and Restoration School India (Mumbai, 2015), the Film Preservation and Restoration School Latin America (Buenos Aires, 2017) and now the Film Preservation and Restoration Shool Mexico, 2019 (Mexico City).
The 5-day program includes theoretical classes on the restoration and preservation of films as well as analysis of specific cases taught by experts from around the world; practices carried out by the technical staff of L’Immagine Ritrovata, where students are divided into small groups to provide more opportunities for practical work and evening exhibitions of film restorations.
The deadline for submitting the application form is May 3rd, 2019.
Late applications will be rejected.
For logistic reasons all contacts must be established within and not later than May 03th, 2019.
IMPORTANT: Its mandatory to have a basic knowledge of English for the good understanding of the course.
To proceed with the registration, please send to the secretariat of the Mexican School of Film Preservation and Restoration (at: email@example.com), a letter of support signed by whoever acts as director of a file, institution or audiovisual organization ( in .doc or .pdf format).
PRIOR TO THE PRESENTIAL SESSIONS, THOSE SELECTED IN THE SUMMER SCHOOL WILL HAVE TO READ MATERIAL IN ENGLISH THAT WILL BE SENT WEEKLY VIA E-MAIL, FROM SEPTEMBER 4TH TILL OCTOBER 9TH. THE READING OF THE SENT MATERIAL WILL BE MANDATORY FOR THE GOOD DEVELOPMENT OF THE COURSE.
Participation fee: 1.000 USD
The participation fee includes: registration, daily transport from/to hotels to venues, daily lunch, farewell dinner. Accommodation is not provided.
If applications exceed the maximum number of participants allowed, a selection will be made. If your application is accepted you must pay your participation fee in advance, and not later than June 14th, 2019.
Selected participants who do not pay their fee by the due date will be excluded and replaced by the next eligible candidate in the waiting list.
The minimum number of course participants is 15. In case the number of candidates does not reach this number, the course will not take place.
NOTES ABOUT SCHOLARSHIPS
Some scholarships will be provided. We will provide you with the detailed information afterwards.
If you wish to apply for a scholarship, please describe below why you should be considered (maximum of 400 words).