Bill Brand JH garden

BILL BRAND is an artist, educator and film preservationist.  He has preserved hundreds of films since 1976.  His own experimental and documentary films, videos and installations have exhibited extensively worldwide in museums, microcinemas and on television and have been featured in major film festivals including Berlin Film Festival and New Directors/ New Films Festival. His celebrated public artwork, Masstransiscope, a mural in a NYC subway tunnel that is animated by the movement of passing trains, is in the permanent collection of the MTA Arts and Design.  He is Professor Emeritus of Film and Photography at Hampshire College and is currently an Adjunct Professor in the graduate Moving Image Archiving and Preservation program at NYU-Tisch School of the Arts.

Personal website:

Email Bill:





WILL SWEENEY is a filmmaker based in New York City.  Will co-wrote and produced the award-winning HBO documentary film “Back on Board: Greg Louganis”  and he produced the critically-acclaimed “The Royal Tenenbaums”.

Prior to co-founding BB Optics, Inc in 2015, Will ran the New York division of Colorlab Film Corp, a leading film preservation and digital post-production facility, for twelve years.

Will graduated from the New York University – Tisch School of the Arts with a degree in Film & Television production.

Email Will:


Return to HOME