Veteran Archival Producer has managed and cleared licenses for thousands of archival media assets used in dozens of network broadcast documentary films. Expert in setting up catalog systems and tracking IP from rough cut to picture lock. Produces archival deliverables log. Works with internal and external legal counsels to secure required licensing terms.
Archival research expertise with the National Archives, Library of Congress, Army, Navy, US Air Force, Defense Department, Presidential libraries, WPA footage library, ITN, Historic Films, Streamline Films, NBC News Archives, BBC, Bundesarchiv, Imperial War Museum, various newspapers including The New York Times, hundreds of public and independent libraries and research facilities worldwide.
Licensing terms and rate negotiations for all forms of media.
Sarah Katz delivers Archival Research 101 workshops with Silver Spring, Maryland based documentary arts organization Docs In Progress. She regularly provides consultations for independent filmmakers and academic institutions producing non-fiction content. She has delivered workshops to the Producers Guild of America and Women in Film and Video-DC.