Using high definition digital format, the film restoration technician is skilled in processing acetate films into digital form using the photochemical solutions and digital composting software tools designed by the Digital Archive or Restoration Engineer with whom he is often found assisting.  There are just a few professionals in this field and is highly in demand due to the wealth of vintage films from the early 1900s up to the 70s that require restoration.

Film Restoration Technician Resume Template

William V. Jensen

Chelsea., New York City

Phone: 212-779-2461


Looking for a position as a Film Restoration Technician in a large movie studio or laboratory focused on film restoration and transcription to digital

Summary of Qualification

  • 6 years experience in restoring 60s and 70s film classic own by Tuner classics and MGM
  • Above average color correction, image compositing and film scanning skills
  • Advanced skills in handling  InDesign on MAC and PC knowledge a must, Illustrator and TrueVideo and Photoshop and Raw file processing

Career Experience/Job History

2004 – Present:  Film Restoration Technician, Reliance Media Works

  • Monitor components of composites, film versions, versions of retouches and restoration jobs
  • Maintain database of created artwork using established naming protocols and file structure information.
  • Operate photochemical lab equipment for retouching old acetate films
  • Operate Kodak HR-500, Imacon, Heidelberg scanners for film scanning and frame-by-frame digital capture.
  • Operate Silicon Graphics workstations for restoring colors on scanned films
  • Complete job checklist form for work done and parts replaced for proper billing and accounting.


2002 – Present:  Various in-house and 3rd party seminars and workshops on film to digital transcription, photochemical color correction in films and film scanning processes.

2003 – 2005: Diploma in Consumer Electronics, Pittsburgh Institute of Technology

1999 – 2002: BS in Chemistry, Browne University

Professional reference will be furnished upon request