Preserved Projects

Film Archive

To date, the Academy’s active preservation program has preserved over 1,100 films. This list is updated on a quarterly basis. Download the full excel sheet.

In 2007, the Academy began embarking on a comprehensive project to digitize and conserve thousands of videotape elements in the Archive’s collection. Download the list of videotapes that have been digitized and conserved.

CLARK GABLE TELLS YOU ABOUT BILL SMITH, AMERICAN SOLDIER
Release Year:
1940
Preserved Year:
2012

CLAYMATION: THREE DIMENSIONAL CLAY ANIMATION
Release Year:
1978
Preserved Year:
2013
Filmmaker(s)
Will Vinton

Categories
Documentary

CLIMB
Release Year:
0
Preserved Year:
2013
Filmmaker(s)
Dewitt Jones

Categories
Documentary
Awards
Short Film (Live Action) Nominee

A CLOSE SHAVE
Release Year:
1995
Filmmaker(s)
Nick Park

Awards
Short Film (Animated) Winner

CLOSED MONDAYS
Release Year:
1974
Preserved Year:
2012
Filmmaker(s)
Bob Gardiner, Will Vinton

Awards
Short Film (Animated) Winner

CODES OF CONDUCT
Release Year:
1997
Preserved Year:
2013
Filmmaker(s)
David Rimmer

Categories
Experimental

COKE MANUFACTURING
Release Year:
0
Preserved Year:
2010

COLOR CLASSICS / EDUCATED FISH
Release Year:
0
Preserved Year:
2013
Filmmaker(s)
Dave Fleischer

Awards
Short Film (Animated) Nominee
Partners
UCLA Film and Television Archive

COLOR CLASSICS / HUNKY AND SPUNKY
Release Year:
1938
Preserved Year:
2013
Filmmaker(s)
Dave Fleischer

Awards
Short Film (Animated) Nominee
Partners
UCLA Film and Television Archive

COLOR FRAGMENTS
Release Year:
1948
Preserved Year:
2011
Filmmaker(s)
Elwood Decker

Categories
Experimental

COLORATURA
Release Year:
1932
Preserved Year:
2000
Filmmaker(s)
Oskar Fischinger

COLORFILM
Release Year:
1965
Preserved Year:
2012
Filmmaker(s)
Ben Van Meter

Categories
Experimental

COME CLOSER [3D VERSION]
Release Year:
1953
Preserved Year:
2000
Filmmaker(s)
Hy Hirsh

Partners
iotaCenter (1994- ), National Film Preservation Foundation (1997- )

COMICOLOR CARTOON / DON QUIXOTE
Release Year:
1934
Preserved Year:
1998
Filmmaker(s)
Ub Iwerks

Partners
Film Foundation

COMPANY LIMITED
Release Year:
1971
Preserved Year:
2001
Filmmaker(s)
Satyajit Ray

Categories
Drama
Partners
Film Foundation

COMPOSITION IN BLUE
Release Year:
1935
Preserved Year:
2000
Filmmaker(s)
Oskar Fischinger

CONFESSIONS
Release Year:
1971
Preserved Year:
2015
Filmmaker(s)
Curt McDowell

Categories
Experimental

CONFESSIONS OF A BLACK MOTHER-SUCCUBA
Release Year:
1965
Preserved Year:
2004
Filmmaker(s)
Robert Nelson

Categories
Experimental

CONQUEST OF LIGHT
Release Year:
1975
Preserved Year:
2011

Categories
Documentary
Awards
Short Film (Live Action) Nominee

THE CONVICT'S CODE
Release Year:
1930
Preserved Year:
2013
Filmmaker(s)
Harry Revier

COPPELIA, THE ANIMATED DOLL
Release Year:
1900
Preserved Year:
2007

CORIOLAN FRAGMENT
Release Year:
1934
Preserved Year:
2000
Filmmaker(s)
Oskar Fischinger

CORNELL'S RING
Release Year:
1973
Preserved Year:
2006
Filmmaker(s)
Stan Brakhage, Joseph Cornell

Categories
Experimental

THE COSTUME DESIGNER
Release Year:
1950
Preserved Year:
2012

Categories
Documentary

THE COW WHO WANTED TO BE A HAMBURGER
Release Year:
2010
Preserved Year:
2016
Filmmaker(s)
Bill Plympton

Categories
Comedy

CRAZY LIKE A FOX
Release Year:
1926
Filmmaker(s)
Leo McCarey

Categories
Comedy

THE CREATION
Release Year:
1981
Preserved Year:
2012
Filmmaker(s)
Will Vinton

Awards
Short Film (Animated) Nominee

CRICKET REQUIEM
Release Year:
1999
Preserved Year:
2016
Filmmaker(s)
Stan Brakhage

Categories
Experimental

A CRIME TO FIT THE PUNISHMENT
Release Year:
1982
Preserved Year:
2015
Filmmaker(s)
Stephen Mack, Barbara A. Moss

Categories
Documentary-style films

THE CRIMSON KIMONO
Release Year:
1959
Preserved Year:
1998
Filmmaker(s)
Sam Fuller

Categories
Drama
Partners
Sony Pictures Entertainment (1991- )

CRISIS: BEHIND A PRESIDENTIAL COMMITMENT
Release Year:
1963
Preserved Year:
1999
Filmmaker(s)
Richard Leacock, James Lipscomb, D.A. Pennebaker, Hope Ryden

Categories
Documentary
Partners
Film Foundation

CROCUS
Release Year:
1971
Preserved Year:
2013
Filmmaker(s)
Suzan Pitt

Categories
Experimental

CROSSROADS
Release Year:
0
Preserved Year:
1995
Filmmaker(s)
Bruce Conner

Partners
Pacific Film Archive

CRUISIN' J-TOWN
Release Year:
1975
Preserved Year:
2011
Filmmaker(s)
Duane Kubo

Categories
Documentary
Partners
Visual Communications (1970- )

CRYSTALS
Release Year:
1951
Preserved Year:
2012
Filmmaker(s)
Elwood Decker

Categories
Experimental

A CUBAN FIGHT AGAINST THE DEMONS
Release Year:
1972
Preserved Year:
2017
Filmmaker(s)
Tomás Gutiérrez Alea

Categories
Drama, Fantasy, Historical

CUBE AND ROOM DRAWINGS
Release Year:
1977
Preserved Year:
2012
Filmmaker(s)
David Haxton

Categories
Experimental

THE CUP AND THE LIP
Release Year:
1986
Preserved Year:
1998
Filmmaker(s)
Warren Sonbert

Categories
Experimental
Partners
Estate Project for Artists with AIDS

THE CURSE OF KUA KOON
Release Year:
1916
Preserved Year:
2005
Filmmaker(s)
Marion Wong

THE DANCE
Release Year:
1970
Preserved Year:
2015
Filmmaker(s)
David Rimmer

Categories
Experimental

DANTON [ -- WARNER BROTHERS UNFINISHED PRODUCTION. SCREEN TEST. DE HAVILLAND, OLIVIA. OCTOBER 17, 1936]
Release Year:
1936
Preserved Year:
2012
Filmmaker(s)
Max Reinhardt

DAWN FLIGHT
Release Year:
1975
Preserved Year:
2013
Filmmaker(s)
Lawrence M. Lansburgh

Categories
Documentary
Awards
Short Film (Live Action) Nominee

DAYBREAK AND WHITE EYE
Release Year:
1957
Preserved Year:
2013
Filmmaker(s)
Stan Brakhage

THE DEAD
Release Year:
1960
Preserved Year:
2013
Filmmaker(s)
Stan Brakhage

Categories
Experimental
Partners
Film Foundation

DEAD RECKONING
Release Year:
1980
Preserved Year:
2008
Filmmaker(s)
David Wilson

Categories
Experimental

THE DEADLIER SEX
Release Year:
1920
Filmmaker(s)
Robert Thornby

Categories
Comedy, Drama

DEAR JANICE
Release Year:
1972
Preserved Year:
2007
Filmmaker(s)
Adam Beckett

Categories
Experimental
Partners
iotaCenter (1994- ), National Film Preservation Foundation (1997- )

THE DEATH OF THE GORILLA
Release Year:
1966
Preserved Year:
2011
Filmmaker(s)
Peter Mays

Categories
Experimental

DÉCOLLAGES RECOLLÉS
Release Year:
1960
Preserved Year:
2000
Filmmaker(s)
Hy Hirsh

Partners
iotaCenter (1994- ), National Film Preservation Foundation (1997- )

DEEP WESTURN
Release Year:
1974
Preserved Year:
2002
Filmmaker(s)
Robert Nelson

Categories
Experimental