Walter Forsberg is an Adjunct Professor at New York University, and works as a media conservator and filmmaker. He holds a B.A. in History and Critical Theory from McGill University, and an M.A. in Moving Image Archiving and Preservation (MIAP) from NYU. Walter has preserved audiovisual collections for the Museo Jumex, the Kramlich Collection/New Art Trust, and the Smithsonian Institution, where he founded the Media Conservation and Digitization unit at the National Museum of African American History and Culture. Audiovisual digitization initiatives designed and led by Walter have twice been awarded the National Digital Stewardship Alliance’s “Innovative Project” award (2014’s XFR STN and 2019’s Great Migration Home Movie Project). He is an active member of the Laboratorio Experimental de Cine in Mexico City, and a Member-at-Large of XFR Collective.