There are a lot of practical reasons why keeping a record of your body of work is not just useful, but essential. Archival photos and videos can be useful support material for grants. They also can make or break your chances at staging your production at a curated festival, touring, or doing a remount. They can help grow your website and social media presence as you build a body of work.

But archiving is so much more than filming your production. You are legally required to keep certain docum