For the past 20 years, Jayson Wall has been working in film preservation and restoration in various capacities throughout the industry. Jayson is the Managing Film Archivist for a major studio in Los Angeles, where for the past 11 years, he has overseen a number of large preservations and restorations of classic Hollywood features. He started his career as an assistant to director/writer/producer Rod Lurie, after which he joined New Line Cinema in the asset management department, supervising YCM preservation masters for the studio. He subsequently worked at Pro-Tek Media Preservation and Cinetech Film Labs as a senior restoration technician.
Wall is a member of the Board of Directors for the Association of Moving Image Archivists (AMIA) and presently serves as the Treasurer for the organization. He has also lectured on film and television preservation as well as music in film (Scopitones, Soundies and Snader Telescriptions) at AMPAS, II Cinema Ritrovato, American Cinematheque, AMIA, and The Reel Thing.