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13
OCT
2018

Recap: final day of the World Conference in Venice

Relaxed and overwhelmed by the events of the night before we met for the last time at the Palazzo Labia. The third and last day of the FIAT/IFTA World Conference kicked off with the presentations of the FIAT/IFTA’s own ongoing initiatives, like the Save Your Archive, Where...
12
OCT
2018

Recap: day two of the World Conference in Venice

Day two started with the traditional Newcomers’ Breakfast during which new members and first time conference attendees were welcomed to the community and acquainted with FIAT/IFTA’s own functioning and encouraged to get involved with one of the many activities FIAT/IFTA has to...
11
OCT
2018

Recap: day one of the World Conference in Venice

The conference officially opened in the morning with a welcoming message from our local hosts – Director of RAI Teche Maria Pia Ammirati, Venice municipality representative Ermelinda Damiano, FIAT/IFTA President Bríd Dooley and a keynote speech from Ana Luiza Massot...
10
OCT
2018

Welcome to the The FIAT/IFTA World Conference 2018!

With more than 260 registered participants and 85 speakers we are pleased to announce the beginning of this year’s FIAT/IFTA World Conference. Welcome to Venice! We hope you will use the time to indulge yourselves in this year’s conference theme and title “The Archive’s...
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...