You've probably heard the statistic that nearly half of all films produced before 1950 are entirely lost, and that's only one of the many reasons that proper restoration and preservation is so important. Let's dive in and take a look at three different films all in different stages of the restoration process, plus take a look at how film restoration as a whole has evolved and continues to evolve in an increasingly digital world.

For educational purposes only.

Sources-

Arri- Archive Technologies (2013) - http://bit.ly/2mTYlvA
David Lean: A Tickling of Talents (1989) - http://bit.ly/2m3D9pB
Harmy's Star Wars- Despecialized Edition (2013) - http://bit.ly/2mAKYnZ
The Red Shoes- Restoration Demo (2012) - http://bit.ly/2m3jFkP
The Restoration of 'The Wizard of Oz' (2009) - http://bit.ly/2m3o1aa

Special thanks to Paul Vanezis for the use of Restoring 'Doctor Who' (2014) - youtube.com/watch?v=nsMgNCwYcXw

Further Reading-
For more information on The Film Foundation, please visit- film-foundation.org/
A.V. Club interview with Robert A. Harris- http://bit.ly/2m3rHKJ
On the restoration of The Red Shoes- http://bit.ly/2mTXpYc
The Race to Save the Films We Love by Manohla Dargis- nyti.ms/2m3kzOf

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