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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...
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...
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...
01
JUN
2018

Apply now for 2nd part of the FRAME course!

One of FIAT/IFTA’s main goals is to contribute to the professionalisation of the field of audiovisual archiving. One of the ways to do so is our long standing partnership with INA, the French national audiovisual archive, in the organisation of FRAME, an advanced training course...
27
SEP
2017

FIAT/IFTA Timeline survey

There is still time to complete the FIAT/IFTA Timeline survey. It will close on October 1st so don’t delay. It is really useful for our community.
30
JUN
2017

Hommage to INA’s Jean Varra

After a career of more than 40 years in the field of audiovisual archiving, a true giant of our profession will soon celebrate his last day at the office. Eminence grise as much as a true gentleman Jean Varra acted until very recently as the head of INA’s technical...
16
MAY
2017

Buy your tickets for the Focal International Awards 2017 (deadline 19th May)

The excitement is building – who will be the winners at the 14th FOCAL International Awards celebrating all that is best in the footage and commercial audio-visual industry? Putting Footage in the Spotlight… Finalists for the 14th annual FOCAL International Awards...
21
MAR
2017

OPEN CALL – “Digital Philology for Multimedia Cultural Heritage”

Open call for a special issue on “Digital Philology for Multimedia Cultural Heritage” to appear on the International Journal of New Music Research (deadline October 2017). The volume will be divided in two sections: Section 1 – Theoretical papers presenting the open...