Dave Rodriguez

Film and Audio-Visual Archivist (Humanities; Studies in Creative Arts and Writing; Technology; Language, Communication and Culture)

Tallahasse, FL

Dave Rodriguez is a film & audiovisual archivist and Resident Librarian in the Office of Digital Research and Scholarship at Florida State University. Before coming to FSU, Dave worked in film and audio-visual preservation in museums, archives, and in the private and non-profit sectors. These positions included Chief Projectionist of the Motion Picture Department at George Eastman Museum, Manager/Archivist of The Center for Moving Image Arts at Bard College, laboratory technician at Continental Film & Digital Laboratory, and in Special Collections at the University of Miami. He has also worked as a freelance museum preparator and art handler. His current work at FSU Libraries focuses on digital media stewardship, repository management, and open-source technologies. His research interests include the curation of time-based media, copyright law, media archaeology, and experimental film/video/music.


  • https://figshare.com/articles/AV_in_DH_State_of_the_Field/5680114
  • https://figshare.com/articles/Introduction_to_FFmpeg/6060194
  • https://figshare.com/articles/Introduction_to_AV_Codecs_and_Containers/6013958
  • https://programminghistorian.org/en/lessons/introduction-to-ffmpeg

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