VIDEO: Preserving film history at the UofSC

Posted on: 4/17/2014; Updated on: 4/25/2014
By John Brunelli, 803-777-3697

In this digital age, it's very simple to shoot a movie on a handheld device and post it to the Web. In fact, every minute of the day, a hundred hours of video are uploaded to YouTube. It's a little more labor-intensive for archivists at the University of South Carolina's Moving Images Research Collection. They spend hours documenting and converting old film into a digital format, all in the name of preserving history.

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