Academy film archive
PICKFORD CENTER FOR MOTION PICTURE STUDY
1313 Vine Street
Los Angeles, California 90028
To request information or schedule a viewing appointment via e-mail:
The Archive is located in the heart of Hollywood at the Academy’s Pickford Center for Motion Picture Study.
The Pickford Center is located at the northwest corner of Vine Street and Fountain Avenue in Hollywood, two blocks south of Sunset Boulevard and five blocks from the Red Line station at Hollywood and Vine. Eastbound and westbound MTA buses on Sunset Boulevard routes stop at Sunset and Vine, walking distance from the Archive.
From 101 Freeway Southbound:
Take the Vine Street exit and proceed south on Vine past Sunset Boulevard. Take the second right onto Homewood Avenue; the entrance to the Pickford Center parking lot will be the first driveway on the left.
From 101 Freeway Northbound:
Take the Sunset Boulevard exit and bear right. Drive west on Sunset Boulevard and turn left onto Vine Street.
From 10 Freeway, Eastbound or Westbound:
Take the La Brea Boulevard exit and drive north on La Brea to Sunset Boulevard. Turn right on Sunset, then right onto Vine Street.
Public Access Center (by appointment only)
Monday – Friday
11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
The Archive will be closed on the following dates:
Christmas/New Year's (Monday, December 25, 2014 - January 2, 2015)
Memorial Day: Monday May 30
Independence Day: Monday July 4
Labor Day: Monday September 5
Thanksgiving Holiday: Thursday, November 24 - Friday, 25
Winter Holiday Closure: Saturday December 24, 2016 - Sunday January 1, 2017