LAPPG Presents: Exploring the Restoration of Francis Ford Coppola’s Work


Los Angeles, California

Industry Event Announcements

Wendy Woodhall

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June 16, 2022-- Los Angeles, CA -- The Los Angeles Post-Production Group (LAPPG) is proud to host a free discussion on Wednesday, June 29, 2022 from 3:00pm-4:00pm PDT via Zoom, titled, “LAPPG Presents: Exploring the Restoration of Francis Ford Coppola’s Work.” This will be an exclusive conversation with American Zoetrope’s James Mockoski about restoring "The Godfather" for its 50th Anniversary, as well his work restoring other films including, "The Outsiders", "The Cotton Club", and "Apocalypse Now".

Jay Holben, veteran director/producer and 25-year contributor to industry bible, American Cinematographer, will moderate this deep-dive talk with Mr. Mockoski about his work as American Zoetrope’s longtime Film Archivist & Restoration Supervisor. We will hear about his role in overseeing the legendary director Francis Ford Coppola’s cannon and preserving/restoring all these iconic films. In addition, there will be some behind the scenes workflow details about how The Godfather was restored from its original film material to its currently available 4K Blu-Ray release edition. And lastly, Mockoski will speak about the recent restoration of "The Outsiders", "The Cotton Club", "Apocalypse Now"; and currently "One From The Heart".

This unique conversation will cover both the science and artistry required to bring Francis Ford Coppola’s work back to its intended look and feel.

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About Los Angeles Post Production Group:
LAPPG is a professional organization in its 14th year and is an supportive community and platform for the discussion of new technology, workflows and networking. Industry leaders and companies share through panels and presentations on a monthly basis and membership is free. To learn more about LAPPG head to and sign up for their free membership.