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The Second Annual Home Movie Day GIF Contest!

Posted by November 14th, 2017

The Center for Home Movies Second Annual HomeMovieDay.GIF Contest is underway.

In celebration of Home Movie Day, enter a GIF made from your favorite home movie. Submit it to our Tumblr for the chance to win $200.00! Contest closes Sunday, November 19th! Winner announced Monday, November 27th.

Looking for “GIF-spiration”? Check out the Home Movie Registry to discover hundreds of films from collections across the US.


Samuel Fuller’s amateur film “V-E +1” added to National Film Registry.

Posted by December 17th, 2014

Today’s announcement by the Librarian of Congress of 2014’s additions to the National Film Registry includes “V-E +1,” the latest amateur title to be named to the list, Sam Fuller’s harrowing 16mm footage of the concentration camp in Falkenau, Czechoslovakia. Fuller had several screenwriting credits to his name before joining the U.S. Army in World War II, but his career as a director was several years ahead of him when he was one of the infantrymen liberating the camp.  (more…)