UCLA Film and Television Archive

UCLA manages the News and Public Affairs (NAPA) Collection, Hearst Metrotone News Collection, and a collection of preserved silent animations

  • News and Public Affairs (NAPA) Collection: “The UCLA Film & Television Archive’s News and Public Affairs (NAPA) Collection consists of over 100,000 news programs and broadcasts taped off air from 1979 to 2003. Titles from the collection can be made available for research viewing on the UCLA campus in the Instructional Media Lab (IML), located in room 270 of the Powell Library.”
  • Hearst Metrotone News Collection: “UCLA Film & Television Archive’s Hearst Metrotone News collection is one of the largest newsreel collections in the world. It contains over 27 million feet of theatrically released newsreels, unreleased stories and outtakes that range in date from the beginning of the series in 1914 through 1968. In 1981, the bulk of the Hearst Metrotone News collection was donated to the UCLA Film & Television Archive along with the copyright for these materials.”
  • Preserved Silent Animation

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