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  1. Education

    Master of Library & Information Science, Media Archival Studies | Expected 2022
    University of California, Los Angeles

    Bachelor of Arts, Media Studies | 2016
    University of California, Berkeley

    Professional Experience

    Artist Assistant and Researcher for Trinh T. Minh-ha, Moongift Films, Berkeley, CA - July 2019-March 2020

    Production Archival Assistant for The Asian Americans, Flash Cuts, San Francisco, CA - April 2019-January 2020

    Library Aide, Oakland Public Library, Oakland, CA - February 2019-Present

    Memories to Light Archives Intern, Center for Asian American Media, San Francisco, CA - September 2018-Present

    Archives Intern, National Film Archives of the Philippines, Manila, Philippines - September 2017

    Program Associate, Asian American Journalists Association, San Francisco, CA - January 2017-January 2019

    Teaching Experience

    Fall 2020 Teaching Assistant, UCLA Department of Design | Media Arts


    Co-Chair of the Association of Moving Image Archivists' Small Gauge and Amateur Film Committee, 2020-Present

    Curator and Co-Organizer, Light Field, 2019-Present

    Light Field is an artist and collectively-run international exhibition of recent and historical moving image art on celluloid. Recipient of Southern Exposure's 2019 Alternative Exposure grant. More: http://www.lightfieldfilm.org/

    Collective Member, Black Hole Collective Film Lab, 2017-Present

    Recipient of Southern Exposure’s 2017 Alternative Exposure grant with Low Light Darkroom


    2020     Asian Pacific American Librarians Association Scholarship Award
    2019     Association of Moving Image Archivists Savada Family Legacy Fund Travel Grant


    Guest Speaker, Members of Light Field, CINE 601: Film Programming and Exhibitions Management, San Francisco State University, Lecturer Courtney Fellion, Spring 2020

    Invited Panelist, “Home Movie Digitization and Access: New Models for Outreach,” 2020 Association of Moving Image Archivists Conference, Baltimore, MD (Nov. 16)

    Guest Artist and Presenter, Members of Black Hole Collective Film Lab, FILM 176: Experimental Video Workshop, University of California, Santa Cruz, Lecturer Emily Chao, Fall 2019


    Biennial Audio-Visual Archival Summer School (BAVASS) at Indiana University Bloomington presented by the Indiana University Libraries Moving Image Archive and the International Federation of Film Archives (May 12-26, 2019)

    Technical Skills

    Analog and Digital Tools

    Operating Systems - PC and Mac, Microsoft Office Suite, Google Drive and Suite

    CMS - FileMaker Pro, Sierra ILS, NationBuilder, MemberSuite

    Computers - Elementary Bash shell on Terminal, Basic FFmpeg

    Electronics - Basic electricity and circuits, schematics, multimeters, Arduino

    Photo and Video - DSLRs, Bolexes

    Design - Illustrator, InDesign

    Video Editing - Final Cut Pro X

    Media and Archival Handling

    Film - 35mm, 16mm, 8mm, Super 8

    Tools - Electric and manual rewinds, guillotine tape splicers, cement splicers

    Projectors - Kodak Pageant, Eiki SSL & ENT

    Scanners - RetroScan Universal, Golden Eye 4, various still-image and slide film Epson and Canon flatbed scanners

    Film Development

    Still Image Chemical Processes - C41, black & white, Jobo, Patterson Tanks

    Moving Image Developing - LOMO Tanks, 16mm black and white reversal and negative

    Printing - Bell & Howell Model D Contact Printer


    Native English proficiency, Full Cebuano (Bisaya) proficiency, Working Tagalog proficiency, Elementary French proficiency

    *For a PDF of my complete CV, please contact me at patriciaevillon [at] gmail [dot] com.