70th FIAF Congress in Skopje, Macedonia, 2014

Past Events Calendar

70th FIAF Congress in Skopje, Macedonia, 2014

Past Events Calendar

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AMIA 2020 Online
AMIA's 30th Anniversary Conference
17-20 November 2020

AMIA’s Annual Conference brings together media professionals from around the world to address the best ways to preserve and provide access to our media heritage.

More than 650 professionals representing the world’s major media institutions gather each year for AMIA’s annual conference.

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17 March 2021

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2021 FIAF Award Presentation Ceremony
19 March 2021

Amitabh Bachchan will be presented with the 2021 FIAF Award on 19 March. The Presentation ceremony will be live-streamed from Mumbai on 19 March at 6pm (India standard time - for the time where you are, check this). You can access the live stream of the event from the home page of the FIAF website, or direcly on YouTube. The event will feature former FIAF Award recipients Martin Scorsese and Christopher Nolan.

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AMIA 2021 Spring Conference: Online
13-16 April 2021

As we’ve all attended more virtual events this year, one of the biggest lessons we’ve learned is that our in-person schedule doesn’t always translate well into a virtual event. It’s not uncommon at AMIA to start at 8am and leave our last event after 10pm – it’s a hard schedule to follow in front of a screen!

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FIAF General Assembly, Executyive Committee Election, and Commissions' Workshops
21-23 April 2021

More details about these events will follow shortly.

ARSC 55th Annual Conference 2021
13-15 May 2021

ARSC's 55th Annual Conference will be virtual!

ARSC is pleased to announce that it will host a virtual conference, May 13-15, 2021.
The virtual conference will include live presentations in an online conference platform, and recorded presentations made available for on-demand viewing in the Aviary online platform.

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22 June 2021

On June 22 FIAT/IFTA will host a #webinar centred around “Acceptance Criteria in the Context of Massive Migration Processes”.

Our speakers, Miroslav Čuljat (Archives Programme Manager at RTE), Charlie Fairall (Videotape Engineering Advisor at the British Film Institute (BFI)) and Bruno Burtre (Business Development Consultant at NOA Archive), will be tackling the subject, providing answers to questions like:

“Knowing that it is impossible to closely examine every single second of every single item, when the archive content is in its digital form, how do we know that it is a true representation of the analogue originals?

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SEAPAVAA's virtual 25th Conference
AV Archiving in Changing Times : Successes, Failures, and Challenges
23-25 June 2021

Greetings from SEAPAVAA!

We are pleased to inform you that the registration is now open for SEAPAVAA's virtual 25th Conference, 23 – 25 June 2021, hosted by Vietnam Film Institute. The registration details, programme & schedule, and other information regarding the virtual conference are available on SEAPAVAA's conference website https://seapavaaconference.com 

If interested, kindly register through this link: https://forms.gle/spcoXdszT8duPrBYA 


Attendance at the virtual 25th conference is limited. Successful registrants will receive the link to their selected Zoom webinar room by 21 June 2021.


Other interested attendees may also tune in to the live stream of the virtual conference on SEAPAVAA’s Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/seapavaa 


The deadline for registration for the virtual 25th conference is 20 June 2021.


For inquiries, please contact the SEAPAVAA Secretariat (secretariat@seapavaa.net / secretarygeneral@seapavaa.net).

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FOCAL International Awards 2021
24 June 2021

The FOCAL International Awards, now in their 18th year, winners will be announced in a virtual programme streamed across FOCAL’s Vimeo, Facebook and YouTube channels hosted by Jo Caulfield, a stand-up comedian, presenter, and comedy writer who has worked with the biggest names and shows in British comedy.

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Broadcaster Archives - Online Workshop
Rights to Access
09 September 2021

Broadcaster archives are often rich and deep, with multi-genre collections containing a mix of in-house produced and third party content, and inevitable rights complexities and associated risk considerations.

This workshop will look at the opportunities and challenges facing broadcasters worldwide in providing archive access to a range of stakeholders with different interests – be that creative and commercial re-use by programme makers, filmmakers and journalists, or non-commercial access for the individual: students, academics and the public.

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2nd Workshop: Collaborate, Connect, Transform
Challenges and opportunities for Latin American Archives at risk
15 September 2021

Note: This workshop will be in Spanish.

During the first Workshop: Collaborate, Connect, Transform: challenges and opportunities for Latin American Archives at risk held at the IASA-FIAT/IFTA Joint Conference in 2020, showed the passion and commitment of Latin American archivists for the preservation of their audiovisual heritage, as well as the need to establish solid professional networks to build, from the diversity of each country, common solutions for Latin America.

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IASA Conference 2021
Closing the gap for a new generation of sound and audiovisual archives
27-30 September 2021

Given the ongoing uncertainties for international travel, IASA’s conference will again be held online, from 27th to 30th September 2021.  And this year we introduce a new innovation: a series of daily sessions corresponding to different time zones that match our global presence.

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FIAT/IFTA World Conference 2021
19-21 October 2021

After analyzing the global evolution of the covid-19 pandemic, FIAT/IFTA has decided to hold the 2021 World Conference in a virtual environment, but…don’t worry we will have a chance to meet in Cape Town in 2022! 

We are fully aware that a digital conference does not create the same experience as a live meeting, but it also significantly lowers the threshold for greater participation.

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Digital Asset Symposium
DAS 2022
30 March 2022

DAS offers in-depth, real world information about managing and preserving your meda content though a unique case-study approach.

2022 FIAF Congress
24-29 April 2022
National Film Institute Hungary - Film Archive

We are pleased to announce that the next FIAF Congress, organized by the National Film Institute Hungary – Film Archive, is scheduled to take place in Budapest, Hungary, from 26-30 April 2022. The title of the symposium is "The Visible Archive: Archiving, processing, digitizing,restoring and sharing non-feature film collections".

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ARSC 56th Annual Conference and Pre-Conference Workshop
17-21 May 2022

ARSC's 56th Annual Conference and Pre-Conference Workshop will be hosted virtually, 17-21 May 2022!

The virtual conference will include live presentations in an online conference platform and recorded presentations made available for on-demand viewing in ARSC's Aviary Site.

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AI User's Contributions Tools and Speech Regionalization Use Cases
19 May 2022

Implementation of automation tools based on machine learning and artificial intelligence, what future does AI hold for audiovisual librarians, what role can they play and how to manage such a big change? In 2015, to deal with the challenges raised by the massification of digital data, INA has embarked on a vast project to completely overhaul its information systems.

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Media Management Webinar
Metadata Gathering, Cloud Based Workflows and the Archivist - Where are we now?
26 May 2022

Metadata wrangling at VRT wtih Tinkerlist: Managing metadata during TV production can be a very tedious and repetitive task — from manually uploading clips and adding numerous details (like names of the producers, creation dates, file types, etc.

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FOCAL International Awards 2022
23 June 2022

The FOCAL International Awards, which are heading into their 19th year, celebrates the achievements in the use of footage across a variety of genres and media platforms. The Awards also recognise the exceptional work of the archive researchers, archive producers and the accomplishments in the restoration work of film and television.

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