Film Preservation: The Dry Lab

The clip investigates the essential processes that take place in the BFI National Archive's Dry Lab, in which technical archivists examine, repair, and prepare films for exhibition and storage in the BFI Vaults. Technical Projects Officer Kieron Webb, Section Leader (Film Lab) Paul Hexter, and Film Technician Antony Richards share their expertise in how film stock must be addressed to either get it or keep it in perfect condition for screening.


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