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March 21, 2019

EXTENDED DEADLINE for FIAT/IFTA World Conference 2019

The 2019 FIAT/IFTA World Conference will take place at the Rixos Hotel in Dubrovnik, Croatia, from October 22nd – 25th and will be hosted by HRT (Hrvatska Radiotelevizija) and supported by the HAVC (Croatian Audiovisual Centre) and the City of Dubrovnik.Audiovisual content today dominates every aspect of our global media…

February 27, 2018

Future past: will archives survive digitisation?

The evolution of preserving analogue through digital means is a recurrent subject and of great importance to the future of archiving. Do the people working in the archives have the relevant skills required for the future, especially in long term data storage solutions, metadata management? This is one of the challenges which British audiovisual institutions…

November 19, 2014

Celebrating Balkans’ Memory

The Balkans brim with history. The Balkan’s Memory project attempted, for the last three years, to reach out and bring tools to the region to preserve it. An ambitious goal, uniting film and television archives from across all different countries in the region. In Sarajevo, the project celebrated its achievements with a final conference, at…

November 21, 2011

Recommendation on Digitisation and Digital Preservation

The European Commission has just adopted a Recommendation on Digitisation and Digital Preservation, asking Member States to step up their efforts, pool their resources and involve private actors in digitising cultural material and make it available through Europeana. The recommendation invites Member States to: Put in place solid plans for their investments in digitisation and…