I Shot Andy Warhol (1996)



IndieCollect is working with all five of the major American film archives, as well as with many specialty archives, to find homes for thousands of American indie films. Our collaborators include:

Academy Film Archive
Special thanks to Mike Pogorzelski, Jeff Masino, Ed Carter, Brian Drischell, Joe Lindner

African-American Film Collection at Washington University in St. Louis

Anthology Film Archives
Special thanks to Andrew Lampert & John Klacsmann

Black Film Center/Archive at Indiana University

Center for Puerto Rican Studies at Hunter College

Columbia University Libraries

George Eastman House
Special thanks to Paolo Cherchi Usai, Deb Stoiber & Anthony L'Abbate

Harvard Film Archive
Special thanks to Haden Guest

Library of Congress Packard Campus for Audio-Visual Conservation
Special thanks to Mike Mashon, Rob Stone, Jon Snelson

Museum of Modern Art
Special thanks to Raj Roy, Ron Magliozzi, Josh Siegel, Katie Trainor

National Center for Jewish Film at Brandeis University
Special thanks to Sharon Rivo & Lisa Rivo

New York Public Library / Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image
Special thanks to Tanisha Jones

New York Public Library / Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
Special thanks to Shola Lynch

Olympic Studies Centre Historical Archive

Pacific Film Archive at UC Berkeley
Special thanks to Edith Kramer

Paley Center for Media
Special thanks to Ron Simon & Jane Klain

Rockefeller Archive Center
Special thanks to Eva Grizzard

Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian / Film and Video Center
Special thanks to Elizabeth Weatherford

Steven Spielberg Film & Video Archive / United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
Special thanks to Leslie Swift & Lindsay Zarwell

Thirteen Tape Archive
Special thanks to Winter Shanck

UCLA Film & Television Archive
Special thanks to Chris Horak, Todd Wiener & Ross Lipman

WGBH Media Library and Archives

Yale Film Study Center
Special thanks to Brian Meacham

Two Lane Blacktop (1971)


Strategic Partners & Advocacy Organizations

Moving Image Archive Program / New York University
Special thanks to Howard Besser, founder of NYU's MIAP program, and Mona Jimenez. Our first MIAP intern, Lorena Ramirez-Lopez, created our inventory of more than 100 Latino films in the DuArt vaults.

We salute the preservation initiatives taken by:


Film Foundation

National Film Preservation Foundation

Sundance Institute
Special thanks to John Nein

Women’s Film Preservation Fund / New York Women in Film & Television

IndieCollect will be working with many film advocacy groups and organizations to reach out to their constituencies and collect data on their films.  So far, these include:

Black Filmmaker Foundation

Film Independent

Film Society of Lincoln Center


IFP (Independent Filmmaker Project)

Tribeca Film Institute
Special thanks to Beth Janson & Geoff Gilmore

Women's Interart Center

Women Make Movies