Camille Blot-Wellens, born in 1976, is a film historian, researcher and archivist. After graduating in History (Master in Byzantine History at Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, 1998), she studied film archives at Université Paris 8 Vincennes – St.-Denis (France) and Universidad Complutense in Madrid (Spain) and followed the initial training Archimedia of the EU program Media II (1998–2000 & 2000–2001). She collaborated with Filmoteca Española (Madrid, Spain) as an independent film researcher and restorer (2000–2006) and assisted film restorer Luciano Berriatúa in the restoration of films by F.W. Murnau for the Murnau-Stiftung (2002–2004). 2007–2012, she was the Head of the Film Collections the Cinémathèque francaise. Since 2012, she lives in Stockholm and works as freelance with international film archives on restoration, research and training projects. She was also project manager and archivist at the Swedish Film Institute (2016–2019) for the EU project I-Media-Cities. She teaches Film Archives and Early Cinema at Université Paris 8 and Film Conservation and Restoration at Université de Lausanne. She is a member of the Technical Commission of FIAF (International Federation of Film Archives) and a member of the executive Committee of Domitor (International Society for the Study of Early Cinema). In 2018, she was the recipient of the Jean Mitry Award (Cineteca del Friuli) and the Outstanding Achievement for Film Preservation (Film Heritage Foundation). She has published two books and numerous articles in specialized journals.
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