WHAT WE DO
“The farther backward you can look, the farther forward you can see.”
We are deeply concerned about the condition of Indonesia’s audiovisual heritage. But audiovisual products are fragile. If we don’t act soon, within a couple of years Indonesia will lose its audiovisual heritage.
We aim to preserve Indonesian audiovisual materials and provide the public access.
audiovisual products about Indonesia or made by Indonesian
to the digitised materials
One of Indonesian Film Center board members, Mrs Atika Makarim, invited the former director of the Australian Film Museum, Ray Edmondson, to Jakarta in 2007 in order to consult on the proposal for an audiovisual centre and film library. A colleague from the Nederlands Filmmuseum, Mr Ad Polle, was also present in Jakarta for the[…]
Audiovisual products such as TV-programs and films reflect the time we live in and show, in retrospect, how time has progressed. They show the cloths we wore, the cars we drove in, the leaders who were in power. In short: they are the national memories of a country. But audiovisual products are fragile. In Indonesia,[…]
Paul Harris variety.com A study from the Library of Congress reveals for the first time how many feature films produced by U.S. studios during the silent film era still exist, what condition they’re in and where they are located. To no one’s surprise, the news is bleak. Only 14% of the 10,919 silent films released[…]
Marc Graser variety.com Progress in preservation is huge, but so are hurdles. A movie needs saving as soon as it’s locked and in the can. Hollywood has been grappling with that fact for ages, but the struggle is accelerating now that digital formats change every few years, forcing executives to focus on the future and[…]