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26
NOV
2018

Relive the World Conference in Venice

The FIAT/IFTA World Conference 2018 in Venice brought together no less than 265 audiovisual archivists from more than 40 countries. With more than 60 presentations, by more than 85 speakers from 25 countries, the conference proved once again to be the forum par excellence for...
26
NOV
2018

Timeline Survey 2018: here are the results!

How many television archives already store their files in the cloud? Or why do they choose not to? How far has the digitisation of audiovisual archives worldwide already progressed? How many archives already use automatic metadata annotation methods? Every year FIAT/IFTA...
26
NOV
2018

Media Management Seminar 2017: selected papers published!

On 8 and 9 June 2017 the Università della Svizzera Italiana (USI) and Radiotelevisione Svizzera Italiana (RSI) together hosted in Lugano, Switzerland, the 8th part in the FIAT/IFTA Media Management Seminar series jointly titled “Changing sceneries, changing roles.” This time the...
09
NOV
2018

Meet the new FIAT/IFTA Executive Council

At the General Assembly in Venice, the FIAT/IFTA members re-elected Bríd Dooley as the FIAT/IFTA President for the next 2 years. Next to this re-election, the members also have chosen 6 new members of the Executive Council: Virginia Bazán Gil of RTVE in Spain Brecht Declercq of...
27
OCT
2018

World Day for Audiovisual Heritage: watch the FIAT/IFTA clip

The 2018 World Day for Audiovisual Heritage takes place on 27 October. FIAT/IFTA is an active member of the Co-ordinating Council of Audiovisual Archives Associations (CCAAA), who organises the World Day for Audiovisual Heritage. The World Day for Audiovisual Heritage has become...
24
AUG
2018

Fill out the 2018 Where are you on the Timeline Survey!

Television archives worldwide are in constant transformation. To monitor this transformation FIAT/IFTA organises every year a very short multiple choice survey, with questions about preservation formats and content management systems in use at your archive, access to your...
31
JUL
2018

World Conference 2018: check out the programme!

The programme committee of the 2018 World Conference is also proud to announce the conference programme. We compiled a programme about the most challenging topics of contemporary media archiving, featuring no less than 80 speakers coming from 23 countries. The schedule features...
31
JUL
2018

World Conference 2018: still a few places left, register now!

Registrations are open for the 2018 World Conference of FIAT/IFTA, hosted by RAI – Radiotelevisione italiana at Palazzo Labia in Venice from 9 to 12 October. All information about the conference can be found via the conference website. It will tell you more abou...
18
JUL
2018

FIAT/IFTA represented at EBU cultural heritage event

2018 is the European year of Cultural Heritage. The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) will participate in the celebrations by bringing together public broadcasting archives specialists and European policy makers at an event on September 25th at the Brussels Cinematek. As an...
26
MAR
2018

CCAAA held its annual meeting in Paris

The Coordinating Council of Audiovisual Archives Associations (CCAAA) brings together representatives of all major associations in the field of audiovisual archiving. Chairs and other representatives meet each other on an annual basis at the UNESCO headquarters in Paris, this...