Temple’s Film and Media Arts department is honored to welcome alumna and film preservation expert Andrea Kalas (’86). A recent president of the Association of Moving Image Archivists (AMIA) and a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), Andrea is currently the SVP of Archives at Paramount Pictures and previously led the preservation program at the British Film Institute.
At Paramount, she has been responsible for the preservation, restoration and archival protection of more than 2,000 films including movies like The Godfather, To Catch A Thief, and Breakfast at Tiffany’s among so many more. A true master in her work, Kalas is known as a technical innovator in systems for digital preservation and archive-based analytics.
WEDNESDAY, February 13 @ 1:30 PM
JOIN US for a screening of Ms. Kalas’s restored copy of Saturday Night Fever and a post-show Q&A
At The Pearl Theater (AMC Broadstreet 7) 1600 N Broad St. - (((LOCATION TO BE CONFIRMED)))
THURSDAY, February 14 @ 12:30 pm
ANDREA KALAS LECTURE: The Secrets of Film Restoration, Discussion on film restoration and Q&A
At THE REEL at Temple's Student Center, 219M Student Center 1755 N. 13th Street Philadelphia, PA 19122 -
(((LOCATION TO BE CONFIRMED)))
If you are at all interested in film and film integrity this will be a fascinating set of events with one of the world’s premier voices on restoration.
More on Andrea Kalas:
PCMag.com Article - At Paramount Pictures, Movies Don't Preserve Themselves