Case Studies
Reel to Real The Dance Heritage Collection
tape cleaner The Dance Heritage Collection
The Bay Area Video Coalition--BAVC--has been a pioneer in the field of analog video restoration and preservation. Luke Hones' case study details their methods, and provides valuable insight for those considering an in-house remastering facility, as well as those looking to work with an outside vendor. >>>

An interview with BAVC's Heather Weaver is also available on this website. >>>
In 2003, The Dance Heritage Coalition undertook a groundbreaking study of the digital preservation of analog videotape materials. Funded by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the study digitzed selected materials numerous codecs and file formats, and compared the results. A detailed report on their findings is available on the Coalition's website [PDF file]. >>>