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LUX DISTRIBUTION


Description
Lux Distribution is Europe’s largest distributor of artists’ film and video, with an expanding collection of over 3,500 titles. Alongside the large collection of British works are key pieces fron the United States, Continent of Europe, Latin America, Japan and Australia. The collection is continually updated to include the best new contemporary work, while providing a key archive of historically important work dating back to the 1920s. All works in the catalogue are available for hire to museums, galleries, cinemas and colleges worldwide, and Lux can offer curatorial support and educational advice for those seeking access to the collection. Much of the collection is available for purchase by museums and educational instititions, and Lux operates as a sales agent for broadcast, internet and video publishing. Works are available as individual titles and compiled in thematic and curated programmes. Formats include 16mm, 35mm and video, while a selection of artists’ anthologies are available as retail videos.
Website
http://www.lux.org.uk
Keywords
Arts; Video art; Artist’s film; Film
Access
Access available. By arrangement only.
Facilities
Viewing on premises. Sales. Hires.
Charges
£5-00 per hour for use of viewing room. See http://www.lux.org.uk for hires and sales.
Copyright
Copyright resides with the artists, but Lux holds distribution rights for the films and videos it distributes.

Moving Image, Audio and Related Documentation Holdings

Video/Film
Video: 450 hours. Video Art.
Video components: Masters on U-Matic, Beta-SP, DigiBeta.
Film: approx 500 hours.
Film components: 16mm, 35mm.

Catalogues

Computerised database
Available.
Online catalogue
http://catalogue.lux.org.uk/
Printed catalogue
Available on request.

Additional Information

Other information
Additional information, stills, etc. available on request.
Conservation policy
Lux Distribution is currently working on several restoration projects.

Main Contact

Name
Mr. Mike Sperlinger
Job title
Head of Distribution
Telephone
020 7503 3980
Fax
20 7503 1606
Email
mike.sperlinger@lux.org.uk
Address
3rd Floor
18 Shacklewell Lane
Dalston
London
E8 2EZ

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