To help and inspire our members, wherever they are on the timeline
22
NOV
2017

Rationale Media Studies Grant

To enhance collaboration between research and archive communities and ensure the valorization of academic knowledge for archival practice as well as to promote research of holdings of member television archives, the Media Studies Commission of the International Federation of...
21
NOV
2017

Day 3 at FIAT/IFTA Mexico: an invitation to prepare the future

The third and last day of the FIAT/IFTA World Conferences are traditionally a culmination of very focused discussions, ending up in a call to start preparing the future, each of us in our own organisation, but also together, for next year’s conference. The day started off...
26
OCT
2017

FIAT/IFTA at 40 celebrates UNESCO World Day for Audiovisual Heritage 2017

In celebration of the 2017 UNESCO World Day for Audiovisual Heritage on the theme of ‘Discover Remember and Share’, FIAT/IFTA has taken an audiovisual look back at its own 40 year history in a series of interviews and moments in time from the archives which recall the...
25
OCT
2017

CALL FOR PROPOSALS – 22nd SEAPAVAA CONFERENCE

The 21st SEAPAVAA Conference  in  2017 held in Manila, Philippines,  reimagined the shape of the audiovisual archive of the future as one that is against the overly determining forces that strain and bound it. From economic disparities to technological gaps, political differences...
21
OCT
2017

Day 2 at FIAT/IFTA Mexico: a day of welcoming, learning and celebrating

Day two at the FIAT/IFTA World Conference 2017 in Mexico City started with hot coffee and danish at the Palacio de Bellas Artes. The Newcomer’s Breakfast welcomed new members and first time conference attendees with a few words about FIAT/IFTA’s own functioning and...
20
OCT
2017

Recap: day one of the World Conference in Mexico City

After the opening reception on Wednesday eve the FIAT/IFTA World Conference continued on Thursday with a series of interesting keynotes, presentations, parallel sessions and workshops. After the official welcome by the conference hosts and FIAT/IFTA president Bríd Dooley, a...
19
OCT
2017

The FIAT/IFTA World Conference 2017 has kicked off in Mexico City!

More than 100 audiovisual archives specialists from all over the world are gathering in the historical city centre to meet and greet, exchange experiences, show results, witness about exciting projects and celebrate the value of their collections. Following a long standing...
13
OCT
2017

OCTOBER, 27th UNESCO WORLD DAY FOR AUDIOVISUAL HERITAGE is approaching.

Our theme for 2017 is "DISCOVER, REMEMBER AND SHARE"  LET THE WORLD  KNOW WHAT YOUR PLANS ARE  FOR CELEBRATING YOUR WORLD DAY.  Register your events and plans now on the  specially designed  WORLD DAY website and make sure that...
13
OCT
2017

Change in location of the World Conference

Dear participants and friends of FIAT/IFTA. We would like to inform you that there has been a change in the location of the conference. The Tlatelolco Conference Centre stands sturdily on its legs, but there have been small perturbations inside and after seing the images we...
11
OCT
2017

Apply now for Winter School for Audiovisual Archiving

We cordially invite you to participate in the third edition of the Winter School for Audiovisual Archiving. This edition will take place on 7,8 & 9 February 2018 on the premises of the Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision. The deadline for applications is December 18,...