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🚀 Internship

Digital Motion Picture Preservation Research, Summer 2024 (Gold Rising)

🚀 Summer Internship

Los Angeles

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  • Enrolled in a film studies or related university program with a minimum GPA of 2.8, strong interest in motion picture technology and preservation, ability to work independently and collaboratively, excellent organizational and communication skills.
  • The candidate will conduct research on potential additions to the digital motion picture preservation timeline, gather information from academic and industry sources, collaborate with experts in preservation and archiving, and assist with other duties as assigned.
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Summer Internship

Creative Arts & Fashion•Los Angeles


  • The intern will work with Academy and studio experts in motion picture archiving to expand a timeline of historical milestones and bibliographic citations related to the digital preservation of motion pictures and significant restorations, which will ultimately reside on the ADPF. In addition, the intern will research and update the website with appropriate content as it relates to digital preservation,
  • This is a limited term internship position beginning in June 2024 through August 2024.


  • Enrolled in an accredited bachelor’s or master’s university degree program in film studies, archiving and preservation, library science, or related field, with an interest in working in the entertainment industry.
  • A minimum of 2.8 GPA
  • A keen interest in motion picture technology, workflows, and preservation.
  • Ability to work well independently as well as with others and to perform as part of a team.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail with a methodical, academic approach.
  • Excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills in English.

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities

Creative Arts & Fashion


  • Research potential additions to the timeline (such as restorations and technical developments) based on direction and suggestions from ADPF Curatorial Working Group members and other contributors, drafting bibliographic citations and summaries.
  • Make use of Academy library resources to find appropriate references, in the general press as well as specialized periodicals such as American Cinematographer, SMPTE Motion Imaging Journal, Variety, and The Hollywood Reporter.
  • Work with other Science and Technology Council and Academy members and staff, and with outside allied organizations such as universities and film archives.
  • Meet with and interview experts in the field of preservation and archiving, for the purpose of developing content for the site.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.


Work type

Full time

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Los Angeles