Yasmin Dessem, UCLA Library

January 14, 2016 · Posted in Speaker Bios 

Yasmin Dessem, UCLAYasmin Dessem
Audiovisual Preservation Specialist
UCLA Library

Yasmin Dessem is the Audiovisual Preservation Specialist for UCLA Library where she serves as the technical lead as the library continues to develop its program of preservation, access and digitization of its moving image and sound holdings. She has implemented work-flows for in-house digitization and is currently serving on a working group aimed at developing a roadmap for digital preservation. Previously she managed archive deliverables of both born digital and film elements for new feature releases at Paramount Pictures. While at Paramount she oversaw digital migration projects and recommended new policies to reflect evolving technologies and long-term preservation needs. She has over 5 years of experience working with a wide variety of moving image and sound formats, as well as pre-film animation devices, silent-era cameras, costumes, and paper collections.


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