- Film & Television Archive
Jillian Borders began her role as the head of Preservation(opens in a new tab) in December 2022. Serving in the film preservation field for over 15 years, Jillian has dedicated her career to the Archive, first in its film lab before joining its world-renowned preservation department in 2013. She continues her deep involvement with archival and industry partner collaborations and develops and fosters new community connections. Jillian oversees the restoration of a broad range of titles, including classic Hollywood as well as independently made works that reflect the diversity of UCLA’s collection, the largest university-based collection of moving images. Prior to her appointment, she served as senior film preservationist at UCLA for seven years, committing to photochemical and digital projects spanning the breadth and diversity of film and television history. Jillian earned her B.A. in History and Comparative Literature from the University of Washington and her M.A. in Moving Image Archive Studies from UCLA.
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