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18
SEP
2020

FIAT/IFTA Where are you on the Timeline Survey 2020

Fill out the 2020 edition of the ‘Where are you on the Timeline’ survey! Organised since 2011 by the Media Management Commission, the annual FIAT/FTA Where are you on the Timeline? Survey has become a fixture in the global audiovisual archiving landscape. As every...
15
SEP
2020

COVID-19: a driver for change in access to audiovisual heritage collections

7-8 October: A virtual exchange between audiovisual archive professionals Approximately six months have passed since the coronavirus outbreak. The cultural and creative industries (CCI), were forced to adapt quickly to the new realm and reposition themselves in the dramatically...
13
SEP
2020

Regional online seminar Latin America: registration is open

We had to cancel the FIAT/IFTA Regional Seminar 2020 in São Paulo, but we’re proud to announce a worthy alternative. On September 29-30, together with TV Cultura FIAT/IFTA hosts two full days of online presentations, talks and discussions, tailored to the needs of broadcast...
10
SEP
2020

European orphan works directive survey

The European Orphan Works Directive (also known under the name 2012/28/EU) sets out common rules on the digitisation and online display of so-called orphan works, of which the authors or rights holders are unknown and can’t be traced. To facilitate the publication of these...
20
AUG
2020

UNESCO webinar: memory institutions and the ‘disinfodemic’

Libraries, archives and museums have a crucial role in fighting the ‘disinformation pandemic’ following the global covid-19 crisis. Within the framework of the UNESCO – Media and Information Literacy and Intercultural Dialogue University Network (MILID) Response...
10
AUG
2020

Survey results on obsolete carrier formats published

In the last two weeks the results of two important surveys on the preservation situation of obsolete audiovisual carrier formats were published. The French Institut National de l’Audiovisuel (INA) published the results of a special survey about obsolete video formats in...
21
JUL
2020

FRAME courses 2020 moving online

FRAME Tech and FRAME Access are well established international training weeks dedicated to audiovisual archives’ management, organised by INA with the support of FIAT/IFTA and the European Broadcasting Union (EBU). Together with the FRAME Executive course they’re part of a...
20
JUL
2020

FIAT/IFTA Awards 2020: new deadline!

The FIAT/IFTA Archive Achievement Awards are not only about documentaries or web platforms that featuring archival materials, but also to highlight excellent projects in the domains of media management and media preservation. The Awards are designed to honor outstanding archival...
20
JUL
2020

2020 General Assembly announcement

Part of the 2020 IASA – FIAT/IFTA joint online conference scheduled on 26 – 29 October will be the FIAT/IFTA General Assembly, taking place on 28 October 2020. The General Assembly is the highest governing body in the Federation. It is composed of Full, Associate,...
06
MAY
2020

IASA – FIAT/IFTA Joint Conference 2020: online edition

The joint 51st IASA Conference and 44th FIAT/IFTA World Conference hosted by RTÉ was due to be held from 26 to 29 October 2020 at Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland. In light of the COVID-19 pandemic and the uncertainties it brings, the Organising Committee has made the decision to...