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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,...
17
OCT
2020

FIAT/IFTA Awards 2020: check out the shortlists!

  The FIAT/IFTA Archive Achievement Awards are the annual appointment par excellence since 1994 for programs, projects or other initiatives that have improved significantly the ways in which the archives are preserved, managed and used. Any initiative that brings the...
15
OCT
2020

IASA – FIAT/IFTA Joint Conference 2020: registration is open!

  For the first time in more than 25 years the FIAT/IFTA Executive Council and the IASA Board have joined forces and organized a joint conference with an integrated programme. The 51st IASA Conference will also be the 44th Conference of the International Federation of...
29
SEP
2020

UNESCO World Day for Audiovisual Heritage 2020

World Day for Audiovisual Heritage – 27 October – is a key initiative for both UNESCO and the Coordinating Council of Audiovisual Archives Associations (CCAAA) to honor audiovisual preservation professionals and institutions that safeguard our heritage for future...
25
SEP
2020

Save Your Archive 2020: Call for Projects published!

Save Your Archive: what is it about? Audiovisual archives that tell stories about people’s lives and culture exist all over the world. They are important for our mutual understanding because they reflect the world’s social and cultural diversity. They help us grow and comprehend...