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Resource Difficulty Year Type Author
Film Heritage in the EU Progress Report 2012-2013
Beginner
2014 Status Report -
The Digital Dilemma 2: Perspectives from Independent Filmmakers, Documentarians and Nonprofit Audiovisual Archives 2012 Other Resources The Science & Technology Council of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Understanding Image Sharpness Part 2: Resolution and MTF Curves in Scanners and Sharpening 2011 Information Website Norman Koren
Film Scanning Considerations
Beginner
2011 White Paper Harm Jan Triemstra, Tom de Smet
Film Preservation in the Digital Age 2011 Information Website Arthur Wehrhahn
A sound vision on mass digitization 2010 Slides or AV material Erwin Verbruggen
Digital Archiving of Audiovisual Material- Pilot Projects in Europe 2010 Slides or AV material Arne Nowak
Digital access and digital preservation 2010 Slides or AV material Paul Read
A Case study: digitising small gauge film 2010 Case Study Erwin Verbruggen
What digital film resolution is needed to scan motion picture film: 4K, or higher?
Advanced
2009 Technical Report Digital Film Technology Weiterstadt
Digital Intermediate Format Choices, or: How many K's do I need? 2007 Instructional Material or Procedure Jim James
Blotch detection for digital archives restoration based on the fusion of spatial and temporal detectors 2006 Technical Report Sorin Tilie
EBU Technical report: Archiving: experiences with telecine transfer of film to digital formats 2006 Technical Report EBU tech
Motion JPEG 200 and Digital Cinema 2006 Slides or AV material Siegfried Foessel
What's on HDTV- 2K,4K, who do we appreciate? 2005 Information Website Eric Stewart
EBU technical report- Preservation and reuse of film material for television 2001 Technical Report EBU