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APR
2021

Preservation & Migration Seminar 2021

Registration is open! How to define what ‘good’ looks or sounds like, when planning or executing a large migration project for audiovisual media? Whether you carry out the migration yourself or have it carried out by an external service provider, the question whether...
21
APR
2021

FIAT/IFTA World Conference 2021: Call for Papers deadline extended!

New dates and Call for Proposals – DEADLINE EXTENSION! After analyzing the global evolution of the covid-19 pandemic, FIAT/IFTA has decided to hold the 2021 World Conference in a virtual environment. The FIAT/IFTA Executive Council has decided at the same time to aim to...
08
APR
2021

2021 FIAT/IFTA Awards: the Call is open!

The FIAT/IFTA Awards honour outstanding archival projects and initiatives all over the world. Best practices of use and re-use of archival footage, of media management, preservation and restoration will be acknowledged. Archivists, producers, filmmakers, video artists,...
26
MAR
2021

‘COVID-19 as a driver for change in audiovisual archives’: report released

How are archives dealing with issues that emerged during global pandemic? What have the months of disruptions taught us about organisational resilience? A few months ago a group of audiovisual archival professionals from across the globe gathered for a virtual exchange hosted by...
23
MAR
2021

FRAME Access 2021: Call for Applications

Since 2010, FIAT/IFTA partners with the French Institut National de l’Audiovisuel (INA) and EBU Academy (European Broadcasting Union) to organise the annual training programme FRAME. This programme, co-funded by the Creative Europe – MEDIA programme of the European Union,...
10
MAR
2021

Media Studies Grant 2021: Call for Projects

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...
05
JAN
2021

FIAT/IFTA Timeline-survey 2020: results available

What is the status of cloud storage in television archives? How big is the share of media archives worldwide embarking on a streetcar named AI? To which extent could media archivists continue their work from home during the covid19 crisis? How far are media archives worldwide...
28
DEC
2020

Annemieke de Jong accepts FIAT/IFTA Lifetime Honorary Award

Since 2014 FIAT/IFTA every year gives a special Lifetime Honorary Award to a person who has special merits for FIAT/IFTA and for the field of audiovisual archiving as a whole. Normally the Award, a special FIAT/IFTA Cube, is presented at the end of the annual Gala Dinner and...
27
DEC
2020

FIAT/IFTA World Conference 2021: save the date!

Barely a few months after the 2020 FIAT/IFTA and IASA Joint Conference, preparations are underway for the 45th FIAT/IFTA World Conference, which will take place in Cape Town, South Africa. In consultation with the South African Communication Industries Association (SACIA), the...
23
DEC
2020

Regional Latin American Seminar: watch the videos

On 29 – 30 September last the FIAT/IFTA Regional Latin American Seminar took place online. Scheduled to take place initially in São Paulo in March, the Seminar was postponed due to the outbreak of the corona crisis. “Audiovisual Archives in Latin America: Access, Value and...