Anne Smatla | BAVC

Anne Smatla

Anne Smatla

Staff
Preservation Technician
Headshot, Anne Smatla, BAVC Preservation Technician, Summer 2019. Anne looks at the camera, half smiling, blonde hair grazing her shoulders. She's framed close up, wearing a black shirt, a silver pendant necklace, and cool red lipstick.
Interests 
swing dancing
vintage clothing
classic movies
hiking
a fine bowl of ramen

Anne Smatla

Staff
Preservation Technician

Anne joined BAVC in 2017 as a Preservation Technician specializing in the preservation and digitization of over 2,300 VHS and U-Matic tapes from the Walt Disney Archives. Graduating from the L. Jeffrey Selznick School of Film Preservation in 2008, Anne has extensive hands-on experience in photochemical film restoration, home movie digitization, and has collaborated with many filmmakers to preserve their works. Her involvement with both the Denver Silent Film Festival, the San Francisco Silent Film Festival, and the Bay Area's Home Movie Day has been integral to her development as she continues to advocate for the preservation of our audiovisual heritage.