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Kirk Mudle

Program Manager, Digital Pres Outreach & Educ Network


Kirk Mudle is the Program Manager for the Digital Preservation Outreach and Education Network (DPOE-N), a joint initiative between Pratt Institute and New York University, as well as the Archive Manager for the New York African Film Festival. Kirk recently earned his Masters in Moving Image Archiving and Preservation from NYU. Prior to MIAP, Kirk studied East Asian film history (specifically the Japanese New Wave and New Korean Cinema), book-to-film adaptations, and documentary film at San Francisco State University. His current research focuses on software preservation, intellectual property law, and the preservation and exhibition of video games in libraries, archives, and museums.

MA Moving Image Archiving and Preservation, New York University
MA Cinema Studies, San Francisco State University
BA Psychology, University of South Florida

“Expanding Digital Preservation through the DPOE-N.” January/February 2023. Archival Outlook, the Society of American Archivists’ bimonthly magazine. With Natalie Baur.