News: Preserving Culture Through Film Archiving: ARRI Showcases Archival Tools At NAB
(Las Vegas NAB Show, Nevada--April 8, 2013) Motion picture libraries and national film archives are intensely looking for solutions to preserve often damaged, deteriorating film materials in their libraries. The ARRISCAN offers unique options specially developed for archive purposes in cooperation with film archives and restoration specialists worldwide.
Organizations dedicated to protecting cultural heritage through motion pictures are turning to ARRI for better options. L’Immagine Ritrovata in Italy, Lumières Numériques in France and National Film Board of Canada have all recently added additional archive tools to existing ARRISCANs, which greatly improves workflow efficiency for scanning libraries of old, fragile films.
At NAB a selection of the available ARRISCAN film gate collection is being showcased: Wetgate 35mm, Wetgate 16mm, Archive Gate 16mm and the sprocketless transport system.
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To learn more about utilizing the ARRISCAN, interested clients are invited to visit the annual ARRI Archive Workshop and restoration event June 11-12, 2013 in Munich, Germany. For more, go to: http://tinyurl.com/arri2013
With headquarters located in Munich, Germany, Arnold and Richter Cine Technik (A&R) was founded in 1917 and is the world's largest manufacturer and distributor of motion picture camera, digital intermediate (DI) and lighting equipment. The ARRI Group comprises a global network of subsidiaries, agents and representatives that covers all aspects of the film industry: design, engineering, production, equipment rental, turnkey lighting solutions, postproduction, film and sound laboratory services, and visual effects. Manufactured products include the groundbreaking ALEXA digital camera system, film cameras, professional camera accessories, cutting-edge LED lighting and DI solutions such as the ARRISCAN and archive tools. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has recognized ARRI technologies and continual innovation with 18 Scientific and Engineering Awards.
For locations and more information please visit http://www.arri.com