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Walter Forsberg

Laboratorio Experimental de Cine
Media Conservator
Mexico City

Walter Forsberg works as a filmmaker and media conservator based in Mexico City. His films have screened widely, including at the Sundance, Rotterdam, and Toronto film festivals, and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. A graduate of NYU’s Moving Image Archiving and Preservation master’s program, Walter has preserved audiovisual collections at the New Museum of Contemporary Art, the Museo Jumex, and the Smithsonian Institution. From 2014-2018, he founded the Media Conservation and Digitization unit at the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, DC. Walter's recent writing on film appears in BlackFlash magazine, the anthology Screening Race in American Nontheatrical Film, and in the INCITE Journal of Experimental Media where he is a contributing editor.