New issue of “The Moving Image” about Early Cinema and the Archives

The Moving Image 16:1, “Early Cinema and the Archives”

Edited by Tami Williams

Very excited to announce this special issue of The Moving Image, 16.1, on Early Cinema and the Archives, courtesy of series editors Don Crafton and Susan Ohmer, and guest editor Tami Williams, with wonderful articles by numerous active Domitor members, including Meredith Bak, Barbara Flueckiger, Eric Hoyt, Sabine Lenk, Dimitrios Latsis, and Colin Williamson, to name a few.

Table of Contents, Volume 16 – Issue 1

Editors’ Foreword by Susan Ohmer and Donald Crafton
Guest Editor’s Foreword: Early Cinema and the Archives by Tami Williams
The Ludic Archive: The Work of Playing with Optical Toys by Meredith A. Bak
The Beginnings of Cinema as a Museum Exhibit: The Cases of the Smithsonian Institution and the Science Museum in London by Dimitrios Latsis
Insight and Axioms: Harold G. Brown and the Identification of Early Films by Sabine Lenk
Who’s Trending in 1910s American Cinema? Exploring ECHO and MHDL at Scale with Arclight by Derek Long, Eric Hoyt, Kevin Ponto, Tony Tran, and Kit Hughes
Data-Driven Research for Film History: Exploring the Jean Desmet Collection by Christian Gosvig Olesen, Eef Masson, Jasmijn Van Gorp, Giovanna Fossati, and Julia Noordegraaf
“Digital Desmet”: Translating Early Applied Colors by Barbara Flueckiger, Franziska Heller, Claudy Op den Kamp, and David Pfluger
Reclaiming “Lost” Films: The Paper Print Fragment Collection and the American Film Company by Colin Williamson and Dana Driskel
Ephemera as Medium: The Afterlife of Lost Films by Paul S. Moore
Méliès’s Voyage Restoration: or, The Risk of Being Stuck in the Digital Reconstruction by Martin Bonnard
The Media Ecology Project: Library of Congress Paper Print Pilot by Mark Williams