Bill Brand

Bill Brand is an artist, educator and film preservationist. His films and videos are seen worldwide in museums, festivals and on television. His 1980 public artwork Masstransiscope, an animated mural, is installed in the subway in Brooklyn.  He is Professor of Film and Photography at Hampshire College and teaches film preservation in the MIAP graduate program at NYU.  With his company BB Optics he offers archival preservation of small gauge films and films by artists. 


Results You Can't Refuse: Celebrating 30 Years of BB Optics (New York: Anthology Film Archives, 2006). 

Click here to listen to Bill present at the 6th Orphan Film Symposium

Watch below to see video of the newly restored Masstransiscope art project, or go here to see footage of the project being installed back in 1980: