What is a Film Archivist?

Film Archivist Job Description

Film archivists appraise, edit and direct the safe and organized keeping of film related documents and recorded materials.



Typical Job Duties

• Appraise and edit film related documentation and recorder materials

• Organize the storage and ensure the safekeeping of film related documentation and recorder materials

• Participate in research activities based on archived materials

• Respond to enquiries from the general public



Scholarships for Becoming a Film Archivist

The Applicable Majors section below shows fields of study relevant to a career as a Film Archivist. You can search for scholarships matched to those fields of study on our Film Studies Scholarships and History Scholarships pages.


Success Tip: Be sure to apply for any scholarships that you even barely qualify for, as there are millions of dollars of scholarships that go unused every year due to a lack of applicants!



Applicable Majors

Studying one of the university majors listed below is an excellent starting point for becoming a Film Archivist. Click on the links to find out what else you can do with these majors!


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