In 2011 as much more of Adrian Wood’s work focussed on the supervision of restorations in Asia, Europe and N. America he recognised the growing divide in film restoration and preservation between these three major regions of the world. Advocating for recognition of this problem and also for the promotion of recovery and restoration of ‘lost’ Asian films and history from other regions, a commitment of the CCAAA, he proposed a workshop under the aegis of a SEAPAVAA Conference to address this.
His aspirations have been realised with many films being found and restored, many with the support of the World Cinema Project. These films have been recognised both with international awards and prestigious screenings within Asia and elsewhere around the world.
Some of these films are listed here. It is by no means a definitive listing and we welcome corrections, information on omissions and any updates using the submission form on the CONTACT page. A project in progress is the Restored Asian Film database that will be launched in 2018.