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Calendar of Forthcoming Training Events

This calendar lists all known forthcoming training events in the audiovisual archiving field, all around the world. If you are the organizer of such a event, or know about one, please click on "Add a new training event" below and fill in the form. Please only add information you are sure about.

Calendar of Forthcoming Training Events

This calendar lists all known forthcoming training events in the audiovisual archiving field, all around the world. If you are the organizer of such a event, or know about one, please click on "Add a new training event" below and fill in the form. Please only add information you are sure about.

Date
Event
Location
25 May 2017
Current Metadata Issues
Introduction to key concepts around emerging digital technologies for documenting audiovisual collections.
London
,
UK
25 May 2017
Current Metadata Issues
Organized by: British Universities Film and Video Council
Learning on Screen
,
London
,
UK

While much cataloguing work is based on long established principles of standardisation and interoperability, the documentation of collections can also involve cutting-edge and data-intensive technologies such as machine learning and computer vision. We aim to give a flavour of what’s technically possible, what may soon be possible and what the practical implications might be for collection managers.

06 June 2017
Introduction to Moving Image Metadata
The requirements of descriptive metadata and how it’s used with audiovisual assets.
London
,
UK
06 June 2017
Introduction to Moving Image Metadata
Organized by: British Universities Film and Video Council
Learning on Screen
,
London
,
UK

Introduction to Moving Image Metadata will introduce what metadata is, and explain why archivists and cataloguers need it. You’ll be introduced to different schemas for moving image metadata and descriptive metadata, and learn to map metadata across different systems with practical exercises. We’ll highlight the value of ontology, and focus on ‘metadata in practice’, looking at pragmatic approaches to metadata and management systems.


The course also includes a follow up online workshop, delivered after course completion so you can refresh your knowledge.


Presented by Joel Eaton

08-09 June 2017
8th edition of FIAT/IFTA’s “Changing Sceneries, Changing Roles” Seminars
This year’s theme is: “Embracing automation, enhancing discoverability”
Registration Deadline: 06 June 2017
Lugano
,
Switzerland
08-09 June 2017
8th edition of FIAT/IFTA’s “Changing Sceneries, Changing Roles” Seminars
Organized by: Radiotelevisione Svizzera (SRG SSR/RSI), Università della Svizzera italiana (USI), FIAT-IFTA
Università della Svizzera italiana
,
Lugano
,
Switzerland
Contact:   office@fiatifta.org  

Radiotelevisione Svizzera (SRG SSR/RSI), Università della Svizzera italiana (USI) together with the FIAT/IFTA Media Management Commission invite you to the 8th edition of FIAT/IFTA’s "Changing Sceneries, Changing Roles" Seminars, focusing on media management, metadata, new emerging technologies and changing skillsets. This edition’s theme is


"Embracing automation, enhancing discoverability"


Take this opportunity to learn from international leaders within the media management community about innovative workflows and practical solutions facing the digital archiving and broadcasting community.


International Speakers will provide real world insights, case studies and panel discussions on Integration and Interoperability with MAM systems, MAM in the Cloud, Sports Audiovisual Archives –logging, data feeds, multiplatform and rights, Automation- metadata extraction, mining, speech to text and Discoverability- linked data, semantics, analytics and new search technologies and trends.


We will continue to examine the changing roles in AV archives and need for new skills and training in this fast evolving digital domain.


Audience


This international seminar will bring together 120 people: AV archiving practitioners (archivists, media managers) as well as researchers, developers, journalists, producers and representatives of the media and software industry. It will foster knowledge and ideas exchange, education, information and vendor awareness, understanding and engagement.


Registration Fees


The Seminar fee is inclusive of 2 full days of international speakers and presentations, panel discussions, sponsor exhibition area and an evening Dinner at Lake Lugano. Registrants will also receive a welcome pack with printed programme and will be provided lunch / coffee breaks during the Seminar.


FIAT/IFTA MEMBERS: 150 Euros


FIAT/IFTA NON MEMBERS: 180 Euros


STUDENTS: 120 Euros

19-23 June 2017
FRAME training course session 1
Session 1, organized at Ina, is dedicated to the preservation and management of audiovisual media.
Bry-sur-Marne/Paris
,
France
19-23 June 2017
FRAME training course session 1
Organized by: Ina, FIAT-IFTA, Creative Europe Programme, Eurovision Academy
Ina
,
Bry-sur-Marne/Paris
,
France
Contact:   frame@ina.fr 

Deadline for registration: May 1, 2017 (Deadline to apply for scholarship: March 31, 2017)



What is session 1 about ?
Topics
Methodological and technical issues for the implementation of digitization infrastructure for film, video and sound archives (workflow, choice of formats, type of storage and metadata sets for digital preservation).


Provisional schedule
DAY 1: Participants' projects presentation, "The functions of an archive", "From media to archive"
DAY 2: "Digitization of audiovisual carriers"
DAY 3: "Digital Asset Management", Visit of an institution
DAY 4: "Digital Storage of Archives", "Physical Storage of Archives"
DAY 5: Case studies, Workshop on one of the participants' project


Download the provisional schedule


What is FRAME ? 
A training course on audiovisual archiving magnagement, organized bay/at Ina, in the framework of the Creative Europe program, in partnership with FIATIFTA and Eurovision. 


An itinerant approach aiming, every year, at opening to participants the doors of different European institutions dealing with audiovisual heritage preservation and promotion. 


Two sessions of one week each, addressing different issues.

19-23 June 2017
AEC Film Preservation Workshop 2017
Film Archive (Public Organization) in collaboration with the International Federal of Film Archives(FIAF) will organize the second edition of AEC Film Preservation Workshop from Monday 19 – Friday 23 June 2017 for the participants from AEC countries* It will be taken place at Film Archive (Public Organization) in Salaya Thailand
Registration Deadline: 31 May 2017
Salaya District
,
THAILAND
19-23 June 2017
AEC Film Preservation Workshop 2017
Organized by: Thai Film Archive (www.fapot.org)
Thai Film Archive
,
Salaya District
,
THAILAND

Film Archive (Public Organization) in collaboration with the International Federal of Film Archives(FIAF) will organize the second edition of AEC Film Preservation Workshop from Monday 19 – Friday 23 June 2017 for the participants from AEC countries* It will be taken place at Film Archive (Public Organization) in Salaya Thailand and It will be conducted in English.


The mentors in this edition will be David Walsh (Imperial War Museums), Reto Kromer (reto.ch) , Rachael Stoeltje (Indiana University Libraries Moving Image Archives) including the staffs of Film Archive (Thailand).


The workshop will cover both theory and practice of these following topics


Archive Management and Policy
History of Film Technology and Production Route
Film Preservation
TV and Videotape History and Preservation
Digital Infrastructure
Scanners and Scanning and Restoration Ethics
Sound Technology and Digitalization
Disaster Recovery / Rescue
Digital Preservation
Access
Making a Business Plan for Preservation Project


There is no registration fee. Here is the application form via http://bit.ly/AECfilmpreservation2017 before 31 May 2017.


Film Archive will provide the accommodation for the selected participants during 18 – 24 June 2017. The lunch and break will be provided during the workshop. The dinner will be provided only in the welcoming and closing dinner.


Film Archive will sponsor the flight ticket for two distinguished candidates.

09-23 July 2017
SOIMA 2017: Sustaining Sound and Image Collections
This advanced workshop will bring together a group of committed professionals to address the challenges of collecting, preserving, and using (and re-using) sound, still and moving image content within the broader context of rapidly changing technology and shrinking resources.
Accra
,
Ghana
09-23 July 2017
SOIMA 2017: Sustaining Sound and Image Collections
Organized by: ICCROM and the University of Ghana
Institute of African Studies at the University of Ghana
,
Accra
,
Ghana

The Challenge


Recorded sound and images have captured our world, our lives and our imagination. They bring knowledge, enjoyment and inspiration to us and enhance many professions, from education, design, software development and human rights advocacy, to those more directly related to audiovisual media, such as film and documentary production.


Thanks to rapid advancements in social media and information technologies, it has become much easier to share and use sound and image content. Yet contrary to common perception, not all content is readily usable. Beyond large broadcasting archives and dedicated audio-visual repositories, there is extremely valuable content of sound and image, both still and moving, spread among diverse cultural and research organizations and individual collections –these include museums, libraries, universities, and archives.


Collaboration, and exchange of information and know-how between institutions and specialists is key to unlocking this heritage



The Workshop


Conceived within the framework of ICCROM’s SOIMA programme, the advanced workshop is tailored to address the challenges of collecting, preserving and using (and reusing) sound, still, and moving image content within the broader context of rapidly changing technology and shrinking resources. It will focus on collection management issues in different institutional contexts that are unique to these types of materials.


The emphasis is on strategic decision-making and practical execution of solutions. In particular, it will showcase cost efficient strategies for prioritising content, developing robust digitization and preservation programmes, and ensuring that smaller institutions and communities have the ability to preserve their memory and cultural record. Topics will include: digital preservation, collection assessments, dealing with digitization and documentation backlogs, utilizing innovative open access solutions, intellectual property rights, copyright legislation, community-based archiving and assessing values and meanings of audiovisual collections.



Workshop Design


By embracing a human-centred design approach, the workshop will be built according to the learning needs of the participants. The course curriculum will be based on projects of preservation and access for audiovisual materials that participants are currently engaged in with their institutions or plan to undertake. The workshop will include topics that help to implement these projects and will help participants to think through common challenges. The goal is to enable change within their own institutions and help develop customised strategies for preservation and use.


The Workshop Team will consist of an international team of experts and leading practitioners identified through ICCROM and partners’ professional networks.


 
Working Language: English


Who should apply?


The workshop invites participation from diverse professionals working in institutions with sound and image collections, educational programmes and the field of information technology. It aims to attract those professionals, who are interested in developing a broader understanding of how different cultural institutions can sustain the preservation and use of mixed sound and image collections. The workshop will be of particular interest to those who are engaged in professional training through formal and non-formal programmes. Former SOIMA course participants are encouraged to apply.


Application


Applicants should complete the application form available at: http://www.iccrom.org/wp-content/uploads/2017_SOIMA_application_form_en.doc


On the application form, applicants must complete the 700-word personal statement discussing the following:


Please describe a project that you are currently engaged in or plan to undertake that focuses on preservation and/or access. Please describe your role in that project. Please include any challenges you have encountered in your project as well as any challenges you feel are likely to arise.


Fee, Travel, Accommodation and Living Expenses


Workshop fee: 600 Euro


Participants will be responsible for their round trip travel costs to and from Accra, Ghana.


In order to cover living costs during the workshop, participants should plan for a minimum total allowance of €700 Euro. This sum would include the costs of accommodation in moderately priced hotels identified by the organizers. Candidates are strongly encouraged to seek financial support from sources such as governmental institutions, employers and other relevant funding agencies. ICCROM may be able to offer a limited number of scholarships covering accommodation and living expenses only to selected candidates who have been unable to secure funding.


To Apply
Please send the course application form to soima2017 (at) iccrom.org


Please note that it is mandatory to include the personal statement with your reasons for applying. Applications without the statement of intent will not be considered. Should you be sending the application by mail, please send to the following contact address:


SOIMA 2017 – Collections Unit
ICCROM
13, via di San Michele
I-00153 ROME RM, ITALY
Tel ( 39) 06 585531
E-mail: soima2017 (at) iccrom.org

07-14 October 2017
2017 Film Preservation and Restoration Workshop India
Following the success of the Film Restoration and Preservation School in Mumbai in February 2015, the Film Heritage Foundation and FIAF decided to join forces with the National Film Archive of India
Chennai
,
India
07-14 October 2017
2017 Film Preservation and Restoration Workshop India
Organized by: Film Heritage Foundation and FIAF
Chennai
,
India
Contact:   info@fiafnet.org 

Following the success of the Film Restoration and Preservation workshops in Mumbai (2015) and Pune (2016), the Film Heritage Foundation and FIAF have decided to join forces again to offer a seven-day training programme to take place in Chennai from 7 to 14 October 2017. The Workshop will officially be announced during the 73rd FIAF Congress in Los Angeles at the end of April.


The course is being specially customized by the FIAF Technical Commission for Indian requirements and conditions, and will be certified by FIAF. This is a seven-day advanced course with a focus on practical training in current film preservation and restoration techniques and archival practices conducted by leading archivists and restorers from preeminent international film-heritage institutions, including several FIAF archives.


More information will follow soon.

06-10 November 2017
FRAME training session 2
FRAME training session 2 is dedicated to the innovative uses of digital contents, metadata and rights management.
Hilversum
,
Netherlands
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06-10 November 2017
FRAME training session 2
Organized by: Ina, the Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision
The Netherlands Institute for Sound and VIsion, Hilversum
,
Hilversum
,
Netherlands

November 6 to 10, 2017


FRAME training course session 2


Session 2 is dedicated to the innovative uses of digital contents, metadata and rights management.


Organized by: Ina, the Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision, FIAT-IFTA, Creative Europe Programme, Eurovision Academy


Location : The Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision, Hilversum


http://www.ina-expert.com/news/frame-training-course-session-2-november-6-to-10-2017.html


Contact: frame@ina.fr


Deadline for registration: October 1, 2017 (Deadline to apply for scholarship: September 1, 2017)


What is session 2 about ?
Innovative uses of digital contents, metadata and rights management

Provisional schedule
DAY 1: Participants' projects presentation and exchanges between participants and tutors
DAY 2: Managing data
DAY 3: Legal framework
DAY 4: Workshops on digital archives platforms designing
DAY 5: Tour of Dutch institutions dealing with audiovisual archiving


What is FRAME ?


• A training course on audiovisual archives management, organized by Ina and Sound and vision, in the framework of the Creative Europe program, in partnership with FIATIFTA and Eurovision.
• An itinerant approach aiming, every year, at opening to participants the doors of different European institutions dealing with audiovisual heritage preservation and promotion.
• Two sessions of one week each, addressing different issues.