Digital films - broad range of historical and cultural documents. Showcases the riches of the Library's moving image collection, designed to make otherwise unavailable movies, both copyrighted and in the public domain, freely accessible to viewers worldwide.
The majority of movies in the National Screening Room are freely available as both 5 mb MP4 and ProRes 422 MOV downloads.
The National Screening Room is a project of the Library of Congress National Audio-Visual Conservation Center. The goal of this digital collection is to present to the widest audience possible movies from the Library's extensive holdings, offering a broad range of historical and cultural documents as a contribution to education and lifelong learning.
More than 5000 items, incl. correspondence, photographs, early release fliers, full issues of rare periodicals, sheet music, lobby cards and movie star ephemera and complete copies of 450 Academy publications, dating back to 1927.
Subjects include Documentary production in Australia - a collection of key data; Film agency funding report; Australian storytelling in the digital age: the impact of Web 2.0 and the digital distribution on professional screen production; Audience and cultural participation, Community Arts, Arts sector, Creative industries, Management etc