Rick Prelinger (Washington, 1953) is an archivist, filmmaker and professor at the University of California. Since the 1980s he has worked as a film archivist and in 2000 reached agreement with Internet Archive to make 2,100 films accessible in the Web, and this number has not stopped growing. He is the author of the films Panorama Ephemera (2004), No More Road Trips? (2013) and All-Is-Well (2016) and has created several film programs or “historical interventions” called Lost Landscapes of San Francisco and Lost Landscapes of Detroit. Together with Megan Prelinger, he is the co-founder of Prelinger Library, a research library in the centre of San Francisco that is open to the public.