To help and inspire our members, wherever they are on the timeline
23
SEP
2021

Invitation for participation: Academic Conference “Television Histories in development”

On the occasion of the 70-years anniversary of Television in the Netherlands, the Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision (B&G), is hosting a two-day academic conference on 30 September – 1 October 2021 – in hybrid form, with on-site presentations in Hilversum as...
13
SEP
2021

FIAT/IFTA Survey: Where are you on the Timeline?

Are you working in an audiovisual archive? Please fill out the survey, it takes less than 5 minutes of your time.  Audiovisual archives worldwide are in constant transformation. To monitor this transformation FIAT/IFTA also this year asks 7 short multiple-choice questions:...
09
AUG
2021

World Conference 2021: registration is open!

This year’s FIAT/IFTA conference takes place online from 19 until 21 October and is titled “Advancing the digital dividend”. The past year has shown that we need to be agile, able to rapidly adapt to change. We must continue to ensure our remit in acquisition, preservation,...
09
AUG
2021

Broadcaster Archives: Rights to Access Workshop 2021

Registration is open! Broadcaster archives are often rich and deep, with multi-genre collections containing a mix of in-house produced and third party content, and inevitable rights complexities and associated risk considerations. This workshop will look at the opportunities and...
29
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,...
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...