Archive Achievement Awards 2024
Call for Nominations deadline: Friday, March 15h!
The FIAT/IFTA Archive Achievement Awards are designed to honour outstanding archival initiatives and projects that have significantly improved the ways in which the archives are preserved, managed and used. Any initiative that brings the professional preservation and management of audiovisual archives to a higher level, any project that valorises the use of archives in an outstanding way, is eligible to enter.
Members of FIAT/IFTA can nominate their organisation, or they can nominate a person or organisation with whom they have collaborated. The FIAT/IFTA Archive Achievement Awards winners will be announced during the FIAT/IFTA World Conference 2024 in Bucharest, Romania.
The 2024 Lifetime Achievement Award will be given at the FIAT/IFTA World Conference in October.
Since 2014 FIAT/IFTA has also given a special Lifetime Achievement Award to a person with special merits for FIAT/IFTA and for the field of audiovisual archiving as a whole. This year the jury honoured someone…
This award rewards archive technology projects which have experimented with, developed and implemented new and emerging media management technologies and tools to open up the archives in new and efficient ways.
This award rewards analogue or digital preservation projects that have successfully developed and implemented a (part of the) preservation process that excels in professionality or innovation.
This award rewards projects that illustrate the best use of archive content in audiovisual or audio production. All kinds of audiovisual and audio genres and formats are accepted: documentaries, game shows, entertaining programs, sports programs, educational programs, magazines, series, scripted dramas, feature films, etc.
This award rewards initiatives that reflect on the value of audiovisual archives by increasing their visibility and exploring new ways of exploiting specific user groups and audiences, contributing to access and discoverability, storytelling, ethics, etc.