About Our Founder

Bill Reiter is the Founder, President and Curator of Cinema Antiques. He has been an active collector of cinema equipment antiques and involved in the motion picture business for over 50 years.

He is dedicated to the Rare, Artifact-Sculpture, Authentic, Certified, Collectible, Vintage, Displayable and re-purposed Equipment Antiques of the Hollywood Film Studio and International Motion Picture Industry.

Some of his accreditations are as follows:

– B.A. (Diplomate, Cinema, City University of New York),
– D.P. (Director Of Photography),
– S.O.C. (Member, Society of Operating Cameramen),
– S.M.P.T.E. (Member, Society Of Motion Picture And Television Engineers),
– FILM INSTRUCTOR (Former, City University of New York)
– S.I.A.V.T. (Diplomate, Sony Institute of Applied Video Technology, Hollywood)
– CINEMATHEQUE FRANCAISE , PARIS (Cine Antique Technical Consultant)
– PATHE FILM FOUNDATION, PARIS (Cinema Antique Technical Consultant)
– PETERSON AUTOMOTIVE MUSEUM (Cinema Antique Technical Consultant)
– INSTITUTE FOR MEDIA ARTS (Board of Directors)
– USA FILM SCHOOL (President)
– BACA Film Festival, (Certificate of Merit & Official Entrant, Brooklyn New York)
– FILMMAKING INSTRUCTOR, former, (City University of New York)
– DALLAS INT’L FILM FESTIVAL (Supporter & Official Cinema Antique Supplier)
– DALLAS FILM SOCIETY (Supporter & Official Cinema Antique Supplier)
– Official Supplier of Cinema Equipment Antiques To Heritage Auctions,
The World’s Largest Collectibles Auctioneer
– Industry Recognized “Distinctive” Antique Dealer
– ACADEMY MUSEUM OF MOTION PICTURES (Founding Supporter)
– DECORATIVE ARTS SOCIETY (Founding Member)
– SOCIETY FOR CINEMA AND MEDIA STUDIES (Member)
– CAMERA PROP SUPPLIER (NETFLIX Series “House Of Cards”)
– CINEMA ANTIQUE SUPPLIER (Oliver Stone’s Film “Born On The 4th Of July)
– CINEMA ANTIQUE CONSULTANT (Ralph Lauren Corporation)
– HISTORICAL VEHICLE ASSOCIATION (Member)
– NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC SOCIETY (Official Cinema Antiques Supplier)
– REPRESENTED BY SAATCHI ART GALLERY (for Component Art Sculptures)
– FINANCIAL TIMES OF LONDON (Featured Article on Cinema Antiques, 9/17)

 

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