2018

No Time to Wait conference

Date: 
25 Oct 2018 to 26 Oct 2018
Location: 
London, UK

MediaArea and the British Film Institute are pleased to announce the third No Time to Wait conference, hosted by the British Film Institute, who are about to begin a 5 year digitisation of obsolete videotape formats, preserving to open formats.

Those working with audiovisual archiving, digital preservation, open media, and open standards as well as curious onlookers are welcome to attend, discuss, and present on subjects pertaining to our theme: the intersection of open media, standardization, and audiovisual preservation.

Extension Notice: Call for Papers: Journal of the International Association of Sound and Audiovisual Archives, Issue no. 49

The IASA Journal is extending its submission deadline for Issue 49 for two weeks.

The IASA Journal invites proposals covering general topics of interest to the sound and audiovisual archives communities throughout the world. Articles, reviews, essays, and technical documents are welcome.

Important dates:
May 15, 2018: Full article submission deadline
July 15, 2018: Journal release

Issue no. 49 special considerations:
We encourage submissions that respond to critical issues for audiovisual archives today:

Baltic Audiovisual Archival Council annual conference

Date: 
7 Nov 2018 to 9 Nov 2018
Location: 
Tallin, Estonia

The BAAC 15th Annual Conference will be held from November 7 – 9, 2018 in Tallinn, Estonia. The conference will be hosted by the Estonian Film Museum. Its new modern venue opened in 2017, and the museum has engaging interactive exhibition about the filmmaking process as well as a modern cinema hall with the possibility for conferences and small theatre plays.

The main theme of this year’s conference is concerned with sharing experiences in making audiovisual (AV) archival material visible and usable for a wider audience.

IASA Executive Board Congratulates Kevin Bradley

The Public Service Medal (PSM) in recognition of “outstanding service by employees of the Australian Government,” was conferred upon IASA member, colleague, and past President Kevin Bradley on May 3rd 2018 by the Governor-General of Australia, the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove in Canberra.

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