20 videos featuring
Subjects: restoration
10 Aug 2012
How does a composer write a score for a silent film? BFI Head Curator Robin Baker interviews composer Nitin Sawhney about the latter's music for our new restoration of Alfred Hitchcock's The Lodger (1926).
17 Apr 2012
BFI Creative Director Heather Stewart introduces The Genius of Hitchcock, our major project celebrating the work of the most influential and iconic British film director of all time.
5 Sep 2011
The launch of Screen Heritage UK took place in September 2011.
18 May 2011
A panel of experts discuss the remarkable restoration of The Great White Silence (1924), Herbert Ponting’s extraordinary record of Captain Scott’s ill-fated race to the South Pole
18 Apr 2011
Director Michael Winner introduces his Screen Epiphany, The Third Man, exclusively to BFI Members and guests.
8 Dec 2010
A panel of historians debates the impact and legacy of the documentaries in our Boom Britain season.
1 Sep 2010
A look at how the BFI National Archive restored Herbert Ponting's 1924 film The Great White Silence.
27 Jul 2010
BFI Most Wanted is an initiative to find 75 lost films that the BFI National Archive wishes to preserve and protect.
6 Jul 2010
Curator Geoff Brown introduces the Cavalcanti Season at BFI Southbank, forming a part of the BFI National Archive's 75th celebrations.
1 Jul 2010
An exploration of the BFI National Archive vaults, and the processes behind ensuring film and television are preserved for future generations.
1 Jul 2010
An exploration of how the BFI National Archive's highly unstable and combustible nitrate film collections can be safely stored and preserved.
1 Jul 2010
An investigation of the essential processes that take place in the BFI National Archive's Wet Lab, which ensures that films are in an optimal state to be shown and enjoyed.
1 Jul 2010
An inside look at the BFI's work to preserve and restore sound in film and television.
1 Jul 2010
An investigation of the essential processes that take place in the BFI National Archive's Dry Lab, ensuring films are in optimal condition.
24 Apr 2010
The BFI launches Long Live Film, marking the 75th anniversary of the BFI National Archive, with a celebration of the beauty and danger of nitrate film.