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04
JUN
2020

FIAT/IFTA Awards 2020: the Call is open!

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...
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...
03
MAY
2020

#ArchivalReads: interesting reading material for turbulent times

In these turbulent times the FIAT/IFTA Value Use and Copyright Commission (VUC) starts a new series called #ArchivalReads featuring interviews and articles, focusing in the first place on the use of audiovisual materials. The series will consist of articles or other initiatives...
06
APR
2020

Join RIPDASA’s professional training webinars in Spanish

In 2019, FIAT/IFTA concluded a collaboration agreement with RIPDASA, the Ibero-American Network for the Preservation of Sound and Audiovisual Archives. This project, led by the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM) and the Ibero-American Program for the Development of...
27
MAR
2020

Survey to map endangered video collections: new deadline!

Analog video collections are amongst the most threatened heritage collections because of the combination of the degradation of the carriers and the obsolescence of their playback technology, including the scarcity of devices and spare parts and the diminishing knowledge about how...
16
MAR
2020

Joint Conference 2020: Call for Proposals: deadline extension

From Monday 26th until Thursday 29th October the magnificent city of Dublin will bring together experts in audiovisual archiving from all over the world. For the first time in 25 years, the FIAT/IFTA Executive Council and the IASA Board have decided to join forces and organize a...
12
MAR
2020

SEAPAVAA Conference 2020 cancelled

On behalf of the SEAPAVAA Executive Council and the Vietnam Film Institute (VFI) we would like to inform also the FIAT/IFTA network that SEAPAVAA’s 24th Conference and General Assembly scheduled to take place in Da Nang, Vietnam from 8th-12th June 2020 is cancelled due to the...
12
MAR
2020

Regional Seminar São Paulo: POSTPONEMENT

IMPORTANT COMMUNICATION: The worldwide health crisis caused by the corona virus covid-19 requires more and more governments to intervene strongly. Measures taken include cancelling events, encouraging people to stay at home and cutting out non-essential travel. Although the...
19
FEB
2020

FRAME Tech 2020: call for applications suspended

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS TEMPORARILY SUSPENDED FRAME Tech is a five day international training dedicated to the technical stakes of audiovisual archives’ management, organised by INA with the support of FIAT/IFTA and the European Broadcasting Union (EBU). It is part of the FRAME...
04
FEB
2020

Media Studies Grant 2020: submit your proposal!

FIAT/IFTA’s Media Studies Commission is dedicated to fostering collaboration between research and archive communities and mediating the growth of scholarly expertise that adds value to audiovisual archives by means of innovative research. To this purpose, the Media Studies...