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07
AUG
2017

The shortlist of the FIAT/IFTA Archive Achievement Awards 2017 is selected!

Thank you all for submitting so many wonderful and remarkable entries for the FIAT/IFTA Archive Achievement Awards 2017. The entries were screened by the FIAT/IFTA Awards Jury. It gives me great pleasure to announce the shortlist of the three categories of this year’s awards....
03
AUG
2017

Registration FIAT/IFTA World Conference 2017 is open!

This message is to announce you that the Registration for the 2017 FIAT/IFTA annual conference has opened today. You will find at the following link all the necessary information (including security issues) regarding the conference: it’s locations, hotels and different sites that...
25
JUL
2017

Register now for the PASIG conference, Oxford (UK) September 11-13

The PASIG Program and Steering committees are pleased to announce that registration is open and the program is published for this year’s Preservation and Archiving Special Interest Group (PASIG) conference. Over 150 practitioners and vendors in digital preservation from all...
19
JUL
2017

22nd SEAPAVAA Conference, 7 to 12 April 2018, Bangkok, Thailand

Theme: AV Archiving Beyond Boundaries May I give you the heads up that the 22nd SEAPAVAA Conference will take place from 7 to 12 April 2018 in Bangkok, Thailand. The theme is AV Archiving Beyond Boundaries. Our local hosts are the Film Archive (Public Organization) and The...
19
JUL
2017

Restoration Asia IV, 23 and 24 September 2017, Fukuoka, Japan

SEAPAVAA, together with its international and Japanese partners including the International Federation of Film Archives (FIAF), Fukuoka International Film Festival (FIFF), Fukuoka City Public Library and Japan Foundation, will be organising the 4th edition of Restoration Asia (RA...
18
JUL
2017

Vacancies at the British Library

Head of Sound Archive Technical Services £39,000 per annum Based at St Pancras, London Full Time/Permanent Reference: 01332 This is a fantastic opportunity to lead the British Library’s Technical Services experts, responsible primarily for the digitisation and preservation of the...
13
JUL
2017

Read the new MDPI blog

Indiana University’s Media Digitization and Preservation Initiative (MDPI) announces the launch of a new blog! In this space you will regularly find content that takes you inside the MDPI project which has digitized more than 220,000 audio and video recordings in two years....
12
JUL
2017

Presentations of MMC Seminar in Lugano available

The presentations of the Media Management Seminar in Lugano of 8 – 9 june 2017 are now available on Slideshare. Read here all the presentations
10
JUL
2017

Paid Audio Archive Internships at NPR – Fall 2017

NPR’s Research, Archives and Data Strategy team is offering two paid internships for the Fall 2017 semester. Our Audio Reformatting internship offers hands-on experience migrating at-risk, legacy physical formats formats from NPR’s broadcast archive. More info We are also...
30
JUN
2017

Hommage to INA’s Jean Varra

After a career of more than 40 years in the field of audiovisual archiving, a true giant of our profession will soon celebrate his last day at the office. Eminence grise as much as a true gentleman Jean Varra acted until very recently as the head of INA’s technical...