I agree with curlywine in #14.
From the University Southern California film school, the Helen Hill Award for Orphan film:
"The award will go to a filmmaker whose work celebrates and embodies such things as creativity, self-expression, animation, small-gauge film
, homemade movies and all things made by hand, collaboration, generosity, liberal spirituality, activism, love, play, community, and connection."http://www.cas.sc.edu/film/hill_award.html
From the UCLA film school, seminars on film:
"Tuesday May 9 2006, 7:30PM ( Free Admission )
SAVING AND PRESERVING SMALL-GAUGE FILM