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.
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.
In the era of YouTube, podcasts and vidcasts new pioneering guidelines, launched today, will be crucial for students, researchers and academics when they cite moving image and sound sources, or provide advice on referencing them.
The International Federation of Television Archives (FIAT/IFTA)’s Media Management Commission organises an international seminar on metadata and it’s significance for digital AV-archiving on the 16th and 17th of May 2013 at the Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision in Hilversum.
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.
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.