James Reilly

Image Permanence Institute
Founder and Director
Rochester, NY
James M. Reilly is the founder and director of IPI. He has made important contributions to image preservation, environmental management, and sustainable preservation practices. During its tenure, Jim was Co-director of the Advanced Residency Program in Photographic Conservation, a program co-managed by the George Eastman House. He received a Technical Achievement Award from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences in 1998. He was presented with the Silver Light Award for Lifetime Achievement from the Association of Moving Image Archivists in 2002, and was the first winner of the Hewlett-Packard Image Permanence Award from the Society for Imaging Science and Technology in 2007.