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Design for Stage and Film

An overview of the resources available for researchers in the field of Design for Stage and Film.

The George Amberg Study Center

The George Amberg Study Center located on 726 Broadway, 2nd Floor.  Individual sitting behind a large desk in the entrance to the center.

The George Amberg Study Center 726 Broadway, 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10003

The Skirball Center also houses the William K. Everson Film Collection, containing:

  • over 4,000 feature-length films and a like number of short subjects spanning every filmmaking genre,
  • along with an extensive manuscript collection of original scripts,
  • autobiographical materials,
  • correspondence and ephemera;
  • the holdings are particularly strong in materials documenting the silent film era. 

The Skirball Center recently underwent major renovations and offers state-of-the-art facilities for the study of film and the moving image.

Where else should I look?

This page assists professionals to manage preservation-level collections of film, video, new media, and other types of digital works.

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