Our color scientist at the session of The Joint Technical Symposium 2016

Tomohiro Hasegawa, who is a color scientist in IMAGICA Corp., speaks about the restoration of a movie The Thousand-Stitch Belt (1937)” with Masaki Daibo, who is an assistant curator in National Film Center / National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo (NFC) at the session of The Joint Technical Symposium 2016.

JTS is an international symposium on preservation and restoration of image and sound. The Coordinating Council of Audiovisual Archives Associations (CCAAA) and its technical committees organize this event in collaboration with UNESCO.

The Thousand-Stitch Belt, which is the oldest colored and talking film existing in Japan, was spotted by the NFC in the Russian Gosfilmofond archive in 2015. At the session, we give a presentation about utilizing digital and analog techniques to revive the colors of a two-color system film by IMAGICA Corp. and IMAGICA WEST Corp.

Session Title [ The Restoration of The Thousand-Stitch Belt (1937): Utilizing Analog and Digital Techniques to Retrieve the Colors of a Two-Color System ]

Date: 7 March 2016, 16:45pm – 17:15pm

Venue: Gallery Theatre / National Museum of Singapore

For details, please refer to the following URL: http://www.jts2016.org/

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