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The WJZ-TV Collection Has Been Moved!

The WJZ-TV Collection Has Been Moved!

We have great news: we were able to complete the physical move of the WJZ-TV Collection from the University of Baltimore’s Langsdale Library to MARMIA’s storage facility! It took a crew of six on our end, several of the University of Baltimore’s staff, two trips in a 26 foot truck, and about 12 hours on … Continue reading

MARMIA Acquires the WJZ-TV Collection!

MARMIA Acquires the WJZ-TV Collection!

The Mid-Atlantic Regional Moving Image Archive (MARMIA) has recently acquired the WJZ-TV Collection, including one-of-a-kind audio and video formats. WJZ-TV is Baltimore’s third television station in history, having first  broadcast in November 1948. The WJZ-TV Collection is extremely rare. There are only a handful of network affiliate station archives in the United States that have … Continue reading

2016 MARMIA Zine!

For a minimum $10 donation to MARMIA, we will send you our 2016 MARMIA zine. The zine covers all of our big accomplishments over the past year and includes ideas for the future–which we cannot achieve without your generous help! Just donate at the button at the top right of our website and email siobhan@marmia.org your … Continue reading

Partnership with the Old Greenbelt Theatre

It has been an extremely busy few months here at the Mid-Atlantic Regional Moving Image Archive: in June we received our official 501(c)(3) status, which was a few months ahead of schedule! We were prepared to wait several months to hear back from the IRS as was instructed on their website, but we were extremely … Continue reading

Mixtapes for the Masses

Mixtapes for the Masses

MARMIA and …foundscapes… presents…Mixtapes for the Masses! Monday, March 21, 2016 // 6-10PM  // @ Blue Pit BBQ UPDATE: The event was a huge success and tons of fun! Check out photos of the event on Flickr. We received 24 mixtapes and are uploading scans of artwork and information on our Internet Archive page. If you would like to … Continue reading

Introducing the MARMIA Board!

In this brand new year of 2016, I would like to introduce you to the founding members of the Mid-Atlantic Regional Moving Image Archive’s Board: Natalie Cadranel: While not geographically local, Natalie brings 15-years of experience in capacities ranging from technology, development, and operations strategist to strategic partnerships for national and international nonprofit organizations focusing … Continue reading

Taking a Look Under the Hood

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

New Year, New Name

Happy 2015 to all! With a new year freshly afoot, we here at MarMIA have decided to expand our geographic focus from the state of Maryland to the Middle Atlantic region of the United States of America. While this leaves less specific boundaries for our concentration, it is also more inclusive in scope (and square acreage). The moving image … Continue reading