Texas Film Round-Up

The Texas Film Round-Up

Saturday, September 27 - Saturday, October 4, 2014

Brownsville Public Library Main Branch, 2600 Central Boulevard Brownsville, TX 78520

TAMI is excited to bring the Texas Film Round-Up to Brownsville to provide residents with free digitization services for their Texas-related films and videos. Local residents may drop-off materials at the Brownsville Public Library Main Branch September 27 - October 4, 2014 during library hours. 

 

Saturday, September 27, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
History Harvest at the Brownsville Public Library, Brownsville

The Texas Archive of the Moving Image will kick off the Brownsville Film Round-Up by participating in the History Harvest, a collaboration of many local organizations to create a community collection from the area’s families to document local, regional and national heritage.  Attendees will have the opportunity to view historic films and photographs from the region, as well as have their historical documents and photos scanned onsite. The History Harvest is free and open to the public, and all ages are encouraged to attend.  Refreshments will be provided.

TAMI will collect films and videos during the History Harvest for free digitization in Austin.  Films and videos may also be dropped off at the Brownsville Public Library Main Branch through October 4 during library hours.  TAMI will return the original materials and digital copies by mail to the owners.

Save the date for the Corpus Christi Round-Up November 14 - 16, 2014 at the Art Center of Corpus Christi

Brownsville Public Library Main Branch 2600 Central Boulevard Brownsville, TX 78520

The Texas Film Round-Up provides FREE digitization for Texas-related films and videos in exchange for the donation of a digital copy of the materials to www.texasarchive.org. Since 2008, the program has provided new access to more than 12,000 films and videos and served hundreds of individuals and institutions.  The program is open to home movies, advertisements, local television, and community films.

To qualify:   

- Films or videos must be Texas-related (i.e. shot in Texas, shot by a Texan, or be about Texas) 

- The owner must be willing and able to contribute a digital copy of the materials to the archive ( i.e. you are or you represent the copyright holder)

- No more than 50 films and videos may be contributed per household, only 10 of which may be video Contact us at info@texasarchive.org  or (512) 485-3073 for more information.

Offered in partnership with the Texas Film Commission.

                           

The Texas Film Round-Up is the Winner of the 2010 AASLH Leadership in History Award of Merit and Wow Award.