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It took over sixty years, but the authentic location of comedic filmmaking pioneer Mack Sennett's Keystone Studios has been properly recognized and dedicated.  The studio was the birthplace of the "Keystone Cops" and the early playground of film legends like Charlie Chaplin. Participating in the dedication...

Following in the steps of Rick Utley, who is retiring from PRO-TEK and his distinguished career in film preservation, Tom Regal understands that he has a metaphorical big footprint to fill. Regal and Utley have known each other well, having served together on the board...

On Tuesday, November 18, 2014, Department of Education staff flocked to the Library Open House, and they discovered how the National Library of Education (NLE) offers more than meets the eye. The open house was attended by 53 Department of Education employees, most of whom had never used...

Article by Randy Gitsch, Operations Manager, PRO-TEK I recently had a surprise while working on one of our client’s still image collections. Going through a series of boxes of Hollywood studio photography, preparing select titles for our PRO-TEK crew to inventory, archivally re-sleeve, scan and QC,...

PRO-TEK, a division of LAC Group and formerly a subsidiary of Eastman Kodak, is the new Los Angeles warehouse and distribution hub for Kodak's motion picture film.  As of November 3, 2014, all orders formerly picked up at the Kodak Hollywood facility will be readied...

PRO-TEK, a division of LAC Group and formerly a subsidiary of Eastman Kodak, is the new Los Angeles warehouse and distribution hub for Kodak's motion picture film.  As of November 3, 2014, all orders formerly picked up at the Kodak Hollywood facility will be readied...

LAC Group, the Leader in Information Curation and Knowledge Management, announced today that Rick Utley, Vice President - PRO-TEK Vaults, will retire effective December 31, 2014.  In conjunction with the move, Utley will become a member of LAC's Board of Directors, the parent company of...

Richard Utley is the 2014 recipient of the William S. O'Farrell Award.  This award is for an individual who has made significant contributions to Association of Moving Image Archivists (AMIA), either in the form of notable achievement or special projects, or through substantial volunteer work over...