Preserved Projects

Film Archive

To date, the Academy’s active preservation program has preserved over 1,100 films. This list is updated on a quarterly basis. Download the full excel sheet.

In 2007, the Academy began embarking on a comprehensive project to digitize and conserve thousands of videotape elements in the Archive’s collection. Download the list of videotapes that have been digitized and conserved.

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Release Year:
2003
Preserved Year:
2010
Filmmaker(s)
Morgan Fisher

Categories
Experimental

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Release Year:
1967
Preserved Year:
2008
Filmmaker(s)
Thom Andersen

Categories
Experimental

...LES BORGNES SONT ROIS
Release Year:
1974
Preserved Year:
2012
Filmmaker(s)
Michel Leroy, Edmond Sechan

Awards
Short Film (Live Action) Winner

1/2 OF A TELEPHONE CONVERSATION
Release Year:
1973
Filmmaker(s)
Gus Van Sant

Categories
Experimental

3RD AVE. EL
Release Year:
1955
Preserved Year:
2010
Filmmaker(s)
Carson Davidson

Categories
Documentary
Awards
Short Film (Live Action) Nominee

13TH ANNUAL STUDENT ACADEMY AWARDS [ -- INTERVIEWS]
Release Year:
1986

Categories
Interview, Student Academy Awards

14TH ANNUAL STUDENT FILM AWARDS [ -- INTERVIEWS]
Release Year:
1987

Categories
Interview, Student Academy Awards

17TH ANNUAL ACADEMY AWARDS SHOW [ -- NOMINATIONS CLIP REEL. BEST ACTOR, BEST ACTRESS]
Release Year:
1945
Preserved Year:
2006

Categories
Academy Awards

17TH ANNUAL ACADEMY AWARDS [ -- NOMINATIONS CLIP REEL. BEST PICTURE, SUPPORTING ACTOR, SUPPORTING ACTRESS]
Release Year:
0
Preserved Year:
1993

Categories
Academy Awards

17TH ANNUAL ACADEMY AWARDS [ -- NOMINATIONS CLIP REEL. BEST SCORE. BEST ART DIRECTION]
Release Year:
0
Preserved Year:
1993

Categories
Academy Awards

17TH ANNUAL ACADEMY AWARDS [ -- NOMINATIONS CLIP REEL. BEST SONGS]
Release Year:
0
Preserved Year:
1993

Categories
Academy Awards

17TH ANNUAL ACADEMY AWARDS [ -- NOMINATIONS CLIP REEL. DOCUMENTARIES, SHORTS, SCI-TECH]
Release Year:
0
Preserved Year:
1993

Categories
Academy Awards

17TH ANNUAL ACADEMY AWARDS [ -- NOMINATIONS CLIP REEL. FILM EDITING, SOUND RECORDING, SPECIAL PHOTOGRAPHIC AND SOUND EFFECTS]
Release Year:
0
Preserved Year:
1993

Categories
Academy Awards

17TH ANNUAL ACADEMY AWARDS [ -- NOMINATIONS CLIP REEL. SCI-TECH]
Release Year:
0
Preserved Year:
1993

Categories
Academy Awards

18TH ANNUAL ACADEMY AWARDS SHOW [ -- NOMINEE CLIP REEL. ART DIRECTION]
Release Year:
1946
Preserved Year:
2008

Categories
Academy Awards

18TH ANNUAL ACADEMY AWARDS SHOW [ -- NOMINEE CLIP REEL. CINEMATOGRAPHY]
Release Year:
0
Preserved Year:
2008

Categories
Academy Awards

18TH ANNUAL ACADEMY AWARDS SHOW [ -- PRODUCTION ELEMENTS. ART DIRECTION]
Release Year:
0
Preserved Year:
2008

Categories
Academy Awards

20TH ANNUAL ACADEMY AWARDS SHOW [ -- UNEDITED]
Release Year:
0
Preserved Year:
2011

Categories
Academy Awards

THE 21ST CENTURY / THE SHAPE OF FILMS TO COME
Release Year:
1969
Preserved Year:
2013
Filmmaker(s)
Willard Van Dyke

23RD ANNUAL ACADEMY AWARDS SHOW
Release Year:
1951
Preserved Year:
2008
Filmmaker(s)
Richard Breen

Categories
Academy Awards

25TH ANNUAL ACADEMY AWARDS SHOW
Release Year:
1953
Preserved Year:
2003
Filmmaker(s)
Johnny Green

Categories
Academy Awards

THE 26TH ANNUAL ACADEMY AWARDS
Release Year:
1954
Preserved Year:
2008
Filmmaker(s)
Mitchell Leisen, Grey Lockwood

Categories
Academy Awards

27TH ANNUAL AWARDS PRESENTATIONS OF THE ACADEMY OF MOTION PICTURE ARTS AND SCIENCES
Release Year:
1955
Preserved Year:
2012
Filmmaker(s)
Jean Negulesco

Categories
Academy Awards

28TH ANNUAL ACADEMY OF MOTION PICTURE ARTS AND SCIENCES AWARDS
Release Year:
1956
Preserved Year:
2011
Filmmaker(s)
George Seaton

Categories
Academy Awards

29TH ANNUAL ACADEMY AWARDS
Release Year:
1957
Preserved Year:
2010

Categories
Academy Awards

29TH ANNUAL ACADEMY AWARDS SHOW [ -- ARRIVAL OF FOREIGN NOMINEES. TRIP TO DISNEYLAND]
Release Year:
1957
Preserved Year:
2004

Categories
Academy Awards

30TH ANNUAL ACADEMY AWARDS SHOW [ -- ARRIVAL OF FOREIGN NOMINEES]
Release Year:
1958
Preserved Year:
2004

Categories
Academy Awards

30TH ANNUAL ACADEMY AWARDS [ALTERNATE VERSION]
Release Year:
1958
Preserved Year:
2011

Categories
Academy Awards

33RD ANNUAL ACADEMY AWARDS PRESENTATION
Release Year:
1961
Filmmaker(s)
Richard Dunlap, Vincente Minnelli

Categories
Academy Awards

34TH ANNUAL ACADEMY AWARDS [NETWORK RETURN]
Release Year:
1962
Filmmaker(s)
Richard Dunlap

Categories
Academy Awards

35TH ANNUAL ACADEMY AWARDS
Release Year:
1963
Preserved Year:
2003
Filmmaker(s)
Richard Dunlap

Categories
Academy Awards

36TH ANNUAL ACADEMY AWARDS [NETWORK RETURN]
Release Year:
1964
Preserved Year:
2014
Filmmaker(s)
Richard Dunlap

Categories
Academy Awards

43RD ANNUAL ACADEMY AWARDS SHOW [ -- REHEARSAL]
Release Year:
0
Preserved Year:
2012

Categories
Academy Awards

50TH ANNIVERSARY LUNCHEON [ -- UNEDITED FOOTAGE]
Release Year:
1977
Preserved Year:
2011

Categories
Academy Awards

100 WATTS 120 VOLTS
Release Year:
1977
Preserved Year:
2013
Filmmaker(s)
Carson Davidson

999 BOY
Release Year:
1974
Filmmaker(s)
Chris Langdon

Categories
Experimental

1848
Release Year:
0
Preserved Year:
2010
Filmmaker(s)
Marguerite de la Mure, Victoria Mercanton

Categories
Documentary
Awards
Documentary Short Nominee

2250 R
Release Year:
1967
Preserved Year:
2006
Filmmaker(s)
John Whitney

Categories
Experimental

7362
Release Year:
1967
Preserved Year:
2009
Filmmaker(s)
Pat O'Neill

Categories
Experimental

40,000 ACRES WITH VIEW
Release Year:
1984
Preserved Year:
2012
Filmmaker(s)
Carson Davidson

Categories
Documentary

ABHIJAN
Release Year:
1962
Preserved Year:
2001
Filmmaker(s)
Satyajit Ray

Categories
Drama

ACADEMY OF MOTION PICTURE ARTS & SCIENCES 30TH ANNUAL AWARDS
Release Year:
1958
Preserved Year:
2010
Filmmaker(s)
Alan Handley

Categories
Student Academy Awards, Academy Awards

ACADEMY OF MOTION PICTURE ARTS & SCIENCES 30TH ANNUAL AWARDS [ -- PRODUCTION ELEMENTS. ALTERNATE DONALD DUCK PACKAGE]
Release Year:
1958
Preserved Year:
2010

Categories
Academy Awards

ACADEMY OF MOTION PICTURE ARTS & SCIENCES 31ST ANNUAL AWARDS
Release Year:
1959
Preserved Year:
2018
Filmmaker(s)
Alan Handley

Categories
Academy Awards

ACE OF LIGHT
Release Year:
1984
Preserved Year:
2013
Filmmaker(s)
Dennis Pies

Categories
Experimental

THE ACT OF SEEING WITH ONE'S OWN EYES
Release Year:
1971
Preserved Year:
2010
Filmmaker(s)
Stan Brakhage

Partners
Film Foundation

THE ACTIVE LIFE OF DOLLY OF THE DAILIES / EPISODE 5: THE CHINESE FAN
Release Year:
1914
Preserved Year:
2011
Filmmaker(s)
Walter Edwin

Collection
Preserved Film - New Zealand Project

THE ACTOR'S CHILDREN
Release Year:
1910
Preserved Year:
2007
Filmmaker(s)
Barry O'Neil

Categories
Adventure

ADAM
Release Year:
1991
Filmmaker(s)
Peter Lord

Awards
Short Film (Animated) Nominee

ADVENTURES IN REPORTING / ADVENTURES ON THE NEW FRONTIER
Release Year:
1961
Preserved Year:
2007
Filmmaker(s)
Robert Drew

Categories
Documentary