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08
AUG
2018

Announcing the 2018 General Assembly and Executive Council Elections

Part of the 2018 World Conference in Venice will be the biennial General Assembly, scheduled this year on October 10th, 11.30 in the Salone del Tiepolo in Palazzo Labia, the main conference venue. The General Assembly is the highest governing body in the Federation. It is...
06
JUN
2018

FIAT/IFTA Awards fully reformed

The FIAT/IFTA Awards have been a coveted trophy since 1994 for anyone who is professionally involved with television archives as an archivist, documentary maker or platform builder. After 25 editions, however, the time was ripe for a thorough reform. The new FIAT/IFTA Archive...
05
JUN
2018

FIAT/IFTA Awards 2018: Second prolongation until July 15th

SECOND PROLONGATION UNTIL JULY 15th! Keen followers of FIAT/IFTA’s activities had already noticed … unlike previous years, the nominations for the 2018 edition were not immediately opened after the Mexico World Conference. The reasons for that can be read above, but...
02
JUN
2018

A brand new Commission

The way the world communicates is ever more audiovisual, be it about the past, the present or about the future. Audiovisual collections are therefore ever more considered in terms of their economic and social value. The archives as main managers of these content streams are...
01
JUN
2018

Apply now for 2nd part of the FRAME course!

One of FIAT/IFTA’s main goals is to contribute to the professionalisation of the field of audiovisual archiving. One of the ways to do so is our long standing partnership with INA, the French national audiovisual archive, in the organisation of FRAME, an advanced training course...
30
APR
2018

Call for Papers FIAT/IFTA World Conference now closed

The Archive’s Renaissance: Navigating the Future, Channelling the Past. That’s the theme of the 42nd FIAT/IFTA World Conference, taking place in the magnificent city of Venice and hosted by RAI – Radiotelevisione italiana on October 9-12. The Call for Papers was...
08
MAR
2018

FIAT/IFTA Media Studies Grant – Call for Projects

Description and Rationale The International Federation of Television Archives (FIAT/IFTA) provides a forum for exchange of knowledge and experience between its members, to promote the study of any topic relevant to the development and use of audiovisual archives and to establish...
12
FEB
2018

Call for presentations FIAT/IFTA World Conference available now!

In times of fake news the classic archival values of ​​reliability and authenticity once again feature prominently. They haven’t been blown away by the digital storm, but are valued higher than ever before. But new ships sail our sea today, under the flag of large technology and...
06
FEB
2018

2018 World Conference: announcing theme and title

The 2018 FIAT/IFTA World Conference will take place in Venice from October 9th until October 12th and will be hosted by Rai – Radiotelevisione italiana. The history of the city of Venice shows us that an open window on the world and the courage to lay out your own stories on a...
19
JAN
2018

FIAT/IFTA contributes to White Paper envisioning Think Tank for Audiovisual Archivists

FIAT/IFTA considers it one of its main tasks to foster strategic thinking in the domain of audiovisual archiving. As such the federation contributed to a White Paper, commissioned by the Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision envisioning a so-called think tank for audiovisual...