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Crossing Boundaries for AV Preservation

April 5, 2013 2:04 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Screening the Future is a two-day conference with a focus on the preservation of digital media.This international conference brings together leaders in the fields of technology and research and those with a strategic responsibility for digitisation and digital preservation in the creative and cultural industries. The annual showcase by PrestoCentre takes place from May 7-8 at the Tate Modern, London, UK. Visit the conference website (http://2013.screeningthefuture.com) to find out more about the programme and speakers.


Call for Papers on the Hidden Professions of Television

March 29, 2013 11:43 am Published by Leave your thoughts

VIEW, the Journal of European Television History and Culture, is the first peer-reviewed multimedia e-journal in the field of television studies. The theme of the fourth issue is Hidden Professions of Television, which can be interpreted broadly within the European television context. Paper proposals are invited to shine a light on the ‘behind the scenes’ activities of television and their hidden, often unrecognised and uncelebrated personnel and processes.


The Value of Audiovisual Archives

March 4, 2013 1:25 pm Published by Comments Off on The Value of Audiovisual Archives

Try imagining all the world’s existing audiovisual material: all the films ever made, plus the television footage ever shot, plus...


Transnational Mediascapes Conference

January 29, 2013 4:45 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

The conference 'Transnational Mediascapes: Sound and Vision in Europe' will take place at the Department of Media and Performing Arts of the Catholic University of Milan on May 14th-15th, 2013. Abstracts are invited for contributions to the two main topics of the conference: Day 1: Transnational Television: Towards a Comparative TV History / Day 2: Transnational Soundscapes: Sound and the Media in Europe.


Guidelines to Properly Cite Audiovisual Productions

January 14, 2013 3:24 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

In the era of YouTube videos, podcasts, adverts, off-air recordings and DVD extra features, it is crucial for students, researchers and academics to be able to cite these sources properly. The BUFVC’s AV Citation Guide brings together academics, archive historians, journal editors and researchers to address the complexities of audio-visual citation.