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05
JAN
2021

FIAT/IFTA Timeline-survey 2020: results available

What is the status of cloud storage in television archives? How big is the share of media archives worldwide embarking on a streetcar named AI? To which extent could media archivists continue their work from home during the covid19 crisis? How far are media archives worldwide...
28
DEC
2020

Annemieke de Jong accepts FIAT/IFTA Lifetime Honorary Award

Since 2014 FIAT/IFTA every year gives a special Lifetime Honorary Award to a person who has special merits for FIAT/IFTA and for the field of audiovisual archiving as a whole. Normally the Award, a special FIAT/IFTA Cube, is presented at the end of the annual Gala Dinner and...
27
DEC
2020

FIAT/IFTA World Conference 2021: save the date!

Barely a few months after the 2020 FIAT/IFTA and IASA Joint Conference, preparations are underway for the 45th FIAT/IFTA World Conference, which will take place in Cape Town, South Africa. In consultation with the South African Communication Industries Association (SACIA), the...
23
DEC
2020

Regional Latin American Seminar: watch the videos

On 29 – 30 September last the FIAT/IFTA Regional Latin American Seminar took place online. Scheduled to take place initially in São Paulo in March, the Seminar was postponed due to the outbreak of the corona crisis. “Audiovisual Archives in Latin America: Access, Value and...
11
NOV
2020

FIAT/IFTA Outsourced Migration Guide published!

Audiovisual archives worldwide are in the process of migrating their audio and video materials to large scale file based storage systems. Analogue material is digitized and digital material is converted into files when necessary and transferred to a large-scale storage...
11
NOV
2020

Are you considering to become a FIAT/IFTA member?

If you’re considering to become a FIAT/IFTA member, you might want a full overview of our organisation and what’s in it for you. We have compiled a new Membership Brochure, the ideal way to get informed and to know what the next steps are, if your archive would like...
30
OCT
2020

FIAT/IFTA Awards 2020: meet the winners!

The FIAT/IFTA Archive Achievement Awards are designed to honor outstanding archival initiatives and projects that have improved significantly the ways in which the archives are preserved, managed and used. At the IASA – FIAT/IFTA Joint Conference 2020 thi...
30
OCT
2020

Meet the new FIAT/IFTA President and Executive Council 2020-2022

      At the General Assembly on 27 October 2020 the Full Members of FIAT/IFTA have elected Brecht Declercq (meemoo, Belgium) as the new FIAT/IFTA President for the next two years. Brecht DECLERCQ (1981) is the Digitisation and Acquisition Manager at meemoo – The...
24
OCT
2020

Last meeting of the FIAT/IFTA Executive Council 2018-2020

On 23 October the FIAT/IFTA Executive Council met for the last time in its current composition. The mandate of the current President Bríd Dooley (RTÉ) comes to an end, together with that of six Executive Council members.   The Council thanked the outgoing President for her...
18
OCT
2020

Presidency & Executive Council elections: Call closing soon!

As announced on 18 July, the next FIAT/IFTA General Assembly will be organised on 27 October, 15.00 – 17.30 GMT, following the rules as set by the Statutes of FIAT/IFTA. The deadline to submit candidatures for the Presidency and the Executive Council via email is on Monday,...