To help and inspire our members, wherever they are on the timeline
09
SEP
2019

Join the celebrations of World Day for Audiovisual Heritage

The World Day for Audiovisual Heritage (27 October) is an initiative of the Coordinating Council of Audiovisual Archives Associations (CCAAA) and UNESCO to honour audiovisual preservation professionals and institutions that safeguard our heritage for future generations. As a...
09
SEP
2019

Fill out the Timeline Survey 2019

Television archives worldwide are in a constant transformation. To monitor this transformation FIAT/IFTA every year asks its members to fill out a short multiple choice questionnaire, about preservation formats and content management systems in use at your archive, access to your...
05
SEP
2019

FIAT/IFTA Archive Achievement Awards 2019: time to submit!

The deadline is coming closer to submit your proposal for the FIAT/IFTA Archive Achievement Awards 2019. We expect your submissions by Friday, September 6th at the latest! The FIAT/IFTA Archive Achievement Awards are not only about documentaries or web platforms that featuring...
02
SEP
2019

World conference 2019: early bird registration extended!

Good news for those who didn’t register yet for the FIAT/IFTA World Conference 2019. The deadline for early bird registrations for the conference has been prolongated until Friday, September 13th! Also the package deal ‘Hotel + Conference Registration’ is still...
09
AUG
2019

Fill out the survey of the Magnetic Tape Alert Project

Magnetic tape replay equipment is slowly but certainly fading out. For several magnetic audio and video tape formats, replay equipment is today effectively unfindable or unaffordable. Also the ability to repair playback devices is ever more scarce. While larger collections might...
07
AUG
2019

FIAT/IFTA World Conference 2019: registrations are open!

Registrations for the FIAT/IFTA World Conference 2019 titled ‘Champions of Value and Trust. AVarchives in the all media world’ are now open! The conference takes place 22 – 25 October next in Dubrovnik, Croatia. Together with our hosts we have compiled an...
05
AUG
2019

FIAT/IFTA and RIPDASA: an alliance for audiovisual archives in Latin America

FIAT/IFTA is proud to announce its participation to the 3rd International Conference on Digital Archives organised by the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México on November 4th to 8th in Mexico City. The conference is called ‘Forcing the Future. Artificial Intelligence and Big...
14
JUL
2019

Looking back on the 1st Joint Workshop FIAT/IFTA – SEAPAVAA

On June 25-26 the University of New Caledonia in Nouméa hosted the 1st Joint Workshop of FIAT/IFTA and SEAPAVAA, the South-East Asian and Pacific Audiovisual Archives Association. The workshop brought together 23 archivists from 13 countries and was lead by FIAT/IFTA Preservation...
11
JUL
2019

FRAME Access 2019: applications are open!

The FRAME courses are advanced courses for audiovisual archivists that come in three flavours: FRAME Tech is an annual, five day course in Paris focusing on technical aspects of digital and analog audiovisual archiving. FRAME Access has the same duration, but it switches cities...
05
JUL
2019

Media Management Seminar 2019: all videos available!

On 23 and 24 May around 160 audiovisual archiving practitioners (archivists, media managers) as well as researchers, developers, journalists, producers and representatives of the media and software industry gathered in Stockholm’s Garnisonen Conference Centre for the 9th...