Economies of the Commons 3 – Sustainable Futures for Digital Archives

11 October 2012 Economies of the Commons 3: Sustainable Futures for Digital Archives will be the biggest ‘eCommons’ yet with two streams of extraordinary keynotes, presentations, hands-on workshops and plenty of networking. The conference will look at two themes: The challenge of large numbers: Digitization and restoration of film, A/V and photography and The future of archives: The Economies of Sharing & Re-Imagining the Archive.

IASA 2010

02 November 2010 In 2010, IASA and the Association of Moving Image Archivists (AMIA) will come together for the first time in a joint conference. The IASA/AMIA Conference will provide an opportunity for colleagues and those interested in all aspects of the field to meet, share information and discover mutual solutions.

World Day for Audiovisual heritage 2010

27 October 2010 The World Day for Audiovisual heritage is a commemoration of the adoption, in 1980 by the 21st General Conference, of the Recommendation for the Safeguarding and Preservation of Moving Images.

FIAT/IFTA World Conference 2010

15 October 2010 FIAT/IFTA has chosen “Making it Real – Keeping it Real” as the theme of the 2010 World Conference. Keeping up with the rapid pace of change in Audiovisual media creation and dissemination has meant that audiovisual archives have had to re-invent the wheel many times. However the fundamental principles that underlined audiovisual archiving in the analogue world still hold true – but there are new ways, new opportunities and new avenues to pursue in the digital and internet era and new economic ch (...)

Making old films accessible calls for passion and patience

Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike - Images for the Future In the restoration lab at the EYE Film Institute Netherlands old films are restored and digitised. They also recently started work on the processing and storage of digital films.

Restoring and Preserving

 - A significant share of the hundreds and thousands of hours of film, audio, and video material, as well as the millions of photos that lay stocked in the archives, has to be guarded against perman (...)