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 often forget the past.
While Hollywood likes to tout its legacy at awards shows, it’s another matter to pony up the coin to protect its aging libraries of films, with some high-profile titles rotting away on shelves due to years of neglect. Read more in Variety.com…