This blog post was written by MARMIA’s Audiovisual Archivist, Joana Stillwell. Joana joined MARMIA as our first official staff member in June of 2021. We are so thrilled to have her on the MARMIA Team and for you to meet her! Joana at MARMIA’s office at Impact Hub, Baltimore. Hello! My name is Joana Stillwell … Continue reading Meet MARMIA’s AV Archivist
Focusing on Film: Inspection and Repair
This blog post was written by MARMIA’s 2021 Summer Intern from NYU’s Moving Image Archiving and Preservation MA program, Mike Stetz. Mike is a Baltimore native who spent this June-August working on our collections both in-person at our Impact Hub office and remotely. This past summer I had the pleasure to intern here at MARMIA … Continue reading Focusing on Film: Inspection and Repair
Poquaesak Camp Amateur Films
MARMIA recently received three reels of silent, Kodachrome color 16mm films that total about 300 feet in all (about 11 minutes of footage). The films document the Poquaesak boys' six-week summer camp near the tiny village of McDaniel Station in St. Michael's, Maryland. The movies date from 1939-1946 and largely show boys participating in various … Continue reading Poquaesak Camp Amateur Films
The Frank Mugno Collection
This blog post was written by MARMIA's 2021 Summer Intern from NYU's Moving Image Archiving and Preservation MA program, Mike Stetz (pictured below). Mike is a Baltimore native who will be spending this June-August working on our collections both in-person at our Impact Hub office and remotely. We are so excited to have Mike join … Continue reading The Frank Mugno Collection
The Sherwood Family Films
In about one month’s time, it will be Home Movie Day in Baltimore. It has been mentioned more than a few times at MARMIA that home movies are important documents of cultural heritage, not just for the family that it records but also for others who may never have met this family. This past spring … Continue reading The Sherwood Family Films
Baltimore’s 2015 Home Movie Day: Call for Entries
Baltimore's Home Movie Day this year will be held on October 25, 2015 at the Baltimore Museum of Art. Deadline for submissions is October 5. More info and submission form can be found here: CallforEntries-BMA-HMD-10-25-15
Taking a Look Under the Hood
Recently I had the opportunity to do some freelance film inspection at Hood College in Frederick, Maryland. Having gone to high school in Frederick County, my junior and senior year prom dances were all held at this small, picturesque city campus. I never really got to know much about this historic college other than it used to … Continue reading Taking a Look Under the Hood
Film Recon Mission: Possible!
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Baltimore Film Fêtes
By Siobhan Hagan Tonight is the opening night of the Maryland Film Festival--a personal highlight of the year for me. It is especially sweet this year as I now live and work in Baltimore! Strangely enough, it seems that I had more time to blog about Maryland moving images when I lived in California. Now … Continue reading Baltimore Film Fêtes
Pre-Gaming Home Movie Day
By Siobhan Hagan We are now about one month away from International Home Movie Day 2013, so I thought it an appropriate time to post and discuss some of my own home videos. On October 19 various cities and towns across the world will hold free and open to the public events where attendees can … Continue reading Pre-Gaming Home Movie Day
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