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Although not manufactured since the early 1950s, thousands of feet of nitrate-based film footage still exist in collections around the world. We find historic, motion picture film owners ranging from corporations established decades ago to small museums. Often, they either don’t know if their holdings...

When it comes to the handling, repair and archival preservation of motion picture film, I’m proud to say that PRO-TEK Vaults is recognized by production companies, film experts and movie studios as the premier film preservation facility in the United States—many even say the world. ...

The 3rd Nitrate Picture Show was recently held in Rochester, New York at the George Eastman Museum, from May 5-7 2017. Film archivists, preservationists, historians and enthusiasts from around the world attended and viewed rare nitrate film, projected on the big screen at The Dryden...

Making their ninth appearance as invited guests to England’s National Media Museum (NMM), PRO-TEK Still Archives Manager Randy Gitsch and his production partner, Dave Strohmaier, will participate in the Museum’s annual Widescreen Weekend film festival, October 15-18, 2015 in Bradford, England. They will give a special...

The Manager of PRO-TEK’S Still Archives, Randy Gitsch, joined by his Cinerama Restoration Team production partner, Dave Strohmaier, gave a 90 minute classroom lesson on documentary film making and the digital remastering of Cinerama motion pictures at Innsbruck University on April 23. In Innsbruck as the...