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Cinema Studies

Linda Tadic
Adjunct Faculty, MIAP


Office: 721 Broadway, 6th Floor


Access to Moving Image Collections (H72.1803)
Collection Management (H72.3401)


MLIS 1993, California (Berkeley)
MFA 1990, California (San Diego)
BFA 1984, California Institute of the Arts


Linda Tadic consults and lectures in the areas of digital asset management, audiovisual and digital preservation, and metadata.  She is the past Director of Operations for ARTstor, a subscription-based digital library of over 700,000 images of art, architecture, and cultural objects with contributions from around the globe. Ms. Tadic’s over 25 years experience working with and managing film, digital, and broadcasting collections includes the positions of Manager of the Digital Library at Home Box Office (HBO); and Director of the Media Archives and Peabody Awards Collection at the University of Georgia, one of the largest collections of broadcasting in the United States.  She was Principal Investigator for writing the business plan for the Audiovisual Archive Network, funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Ms. Tadic was President of the Association of Moving Image Archivists (AMIA) from 1998-1999, and is past chair of its Digital Initiatives Committee and Cataloging Committee. Ms. Tadic is co-author of the book Descriptive Metadata for Television: an End-to-End Introduction (Focal Press, 2006).  Ms. Tadic is also an independent filmmaker, with screenings at the Museum of Modern Art, Filmforum (Los Angeles), Pacific Film Archive, and the San Francisco Cinematheque.