The preservation choice of film & media professionals


Don’t risk losing your precious media assets

Film and other media deteriorate over time without proper handling and storage. PRO-TEK ensures that your motion picture film, still photography, video and audio content will be preserved and protected.

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American Archives Month: The Power of Collaboration

American Archives Month

Since 2006, the Society of American Archivists (SAA) has designated October as American Archives Month. The 2017 theme is collaboration, and all of us at PRO-TEK are proud to work with our clients in the important work of preserving their cinematic archives. We honor their contributions to our historical and cultural heritage by sharing the following articles on film archiving:

Preserving millions of images and miles of film

PRO-TEK cold storage vaults protect some iconic movies and other film content, from The Godfather to historical footage of the Olympic Games. Just as importantly, we preserve the treasured assets of independent filmmakers and collectors, community archives, museums and corporations. They choose PRO-TEK for one-stop restoration and preservation services, along with archival storage of film, video, LTO tapes, audio, stills and other media.

Preservation services

Preservation services

Full preservation services including inspection, cleaning, repair, rehousing, scanning, metadata and quality control, with or without storage.

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Archival storage

Sorting, curation, content management and inventory control, with options for archival storage in specialized vaults and warehousing in state-of-the art facilities.

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Nitrate services

One of the few remaining nitrate film service providers for restoration, repair and historical preservation.

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Desirable locations

Facilities in Burbank and Thousand Oaks offer geographical separation and geological stability, with convenient pick-up and delivery.

No preservation project too large or too small

From major movie studios to independent and rising film-makers and museums
great and small—every collection receives the same care and consideration.

Film studios and corporations

Our knowledge of the motion picture industry, commitment to quality, and full-service capabilities—including nitrate—make PRO-TEK the obvious choice.

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Archives and private collections

Our experience ensures preservation and safeguarding for your historical, financial and creative goals, our efficiencies mean lower costs.

Don’t entrust your irreplaceable content to just anyone

High-value collections require special planning, handling and other considerations for long-term safeguarding and future discovery. Whether your goals are historical, commercial or some combination, turn to the restoration expertise and comprehensive archiving services of PRO-TEK.

About PRO-TEK

The best investment filmmakers and archives can make today is to preserve their assets for tomorrow. Known worldwide for expert film, video, audio and data preservation storage, PRO-TEK sets the standard for long-term preservation in a strict archival environment. With decades of expertise, investments in state-of-the-art equipment and cold-storage facilities and commitment to best practices, PRO-TEK is uniquely qualified to meet any or all film preservation requirements.

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