Ross Lipman (b. 1963) is an independent filmmaker, essayist, and archivist. Formerly Senior Film Restorationist at the UCLA Film & Television Archive, his many restorations include Charles Burnett's Killer of Sheep, Kent Mackenzie's The Exiles, the Academy Award- winning documentary The Times of Harvey Milk, and works by Charlie Chaplin, Orson Welles, Shirley Clarke, Kenneth Anger, Barbara Loden, Robert Altman, Bruce Conner and John Cassavetes. He is a three-time winner of the National Society of Film Critics' Heritage Award, and a 2008 recipient of Anthology Film Archives' Preservation Honors. Lipman's films have screened internationally and been collected by museums and institutions including the Oberhausen Kurzfilm Archive, Budapest's Balazs Bela Studios, Munich's Sammlung Goetz, The Academy Film Archive, Anthology Film Archives, and Northeast Historic Film. Lipman's writings on film history, technology, and aesthetics have been published in Artforum, Sight and Sound, and numerous academic books and journals. His documentary feature, Notfilm, premiered at the London International Film Festival in 2015 and was named one of the 10 best films of the year in numerous publications.