Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, Academy Film Archive

Contact Information

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Address
1313 Vine Street Los Angeles, CA 90028
Hours
Monday through Friday, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Contact
Ms. Edda Manriquez
Public Access Coordinator
310-247-3000 ext. 3345
emanriquez@oscars.org
Alternate Contact
May Haduong
Website

34.0949454, -118.3273429

Access and Management

Access

Available to the public?
Yes
Available to outside researchers?
Yes
Reservations required?
Yes
Onsite technology available
Yes
Catalog System
Adlib
Repository
Yes
Access procedures

Interest in viewing materials in the Archive's collection should be made via phone, email, or through the Archive's contact page at https://www.oscars.org/form/viewing-request-form. Appointments must be made at least 36 hours in advance to allow for climatization of moving image materials.

Management

Archive / Collection information

Dedicated to the preservation, restoration, documentation, exhibition and study of motion pictures, the Academy Film Archive is home to one of the most diverse and extensive motion picture collections in the world, including the personal collections of such filmmakers as Tacita Dean, Cecil B. DeMille, Barbara Hammer, Alfred Hitchcock, Jim Jarmusch, Penelope Spheeris, George Stevens, Gus Van Sant, and Fred Zinnemann.

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences was founded in 1927 and began acquiring film material in 1929. The Academy Film Archive, established in 1991, holds over 190,000 items, including all of the Academy Award-winning films in the Best Picture category, all the Oscar-winning documentaries and many Oscar-nominated films in all categories.

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