We provide client focused media preservation solutions for small to mid-sized audiovisual collections. We won’t let the sun set on your media!
Sunset Media Preservation is a family run media preservation company. We are here to provide you with customized preservation services for your small to mid-sized audiovisual collection. Preservation of AV collections can be a daunting prospect, and we want to give you all the support you need to begin or continue the preservation of your unique collection. We provide advice, collection assessments, transfer services and referrals, and guidance on analog and digital asset preservation.
We work to current archival best practices, remaining informed on the constantly evolving standards within the archival field. We strive to provide the highest quality preservation services for our clients, but also understand that preservation of audiovisual collections can be a financial burden. We work with each client to provide you with professional and personal service within your budget.
We strongly believe in the importance of maintaining and providing access to media collections, be they public or private. We believe in an egalitarian approach to preservation access. Your collection has worth beyond the monetary. Your collection matters to us because it matters to you.
We aim to provide a holistic approach to audiovisual collection preservation. This is no easy task, but we want to help you through it - it can be done!
Sunset Media Preservation is … us! We are Kathy Rose O’Regan and George Fox. We are a married couple, with almost thirty years of combined experience in the fields of audiovisual preservation, video engineering, and production. An archivist and an engineer, we have a perfect combination of skills to provide you with the preservation services you need.
A native of Galway on the west coast of Ireland, Kathy has been based in San Francisco for over a decade. She trained at the L.Jeffrey Selznick School of Film Preservation at George Eastman Museum in Rochester, New York, where she received certification in film preservation. She has been working in the field of audiovisual archiving and presentation in the Bay Area for many years, with such organizations as the Bay Area Video Coalition, San Francisco Silent Film Festival, and Oddball Films.
George Fox grew up in California’s Central Valley, and has been based in SF since 2005. He began working at a local TV station when just 16 years old, and has never been far from a camera in the twenty years since! George has extensive experience in live television production and live event production. He has worked at the Bay Area's KTSF Channel 26, SFJAZZ, and Jewish Community Center. George is also an experimental filmmaker/video artist, creating works utilizing analog video and small gauge film.
We provide archival standard videotape transfer services for a number of consumer formats.
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