digitisation

plans for new Rwandan archive to preserve AV history

Plans to establish a national archive centre in Kigali, to preserve the country's important audiovisual history are in advanced stages. The Minister for Sports and Culture, Joseph Habineza has revealed.

"For instance today we have Gacaca documents which we need to store properly. These will be digitalised as part of the national archive and we will also work with Rwanda Broadcasting Agency (RBA) to ensure that the audiovisual archives are properly stored," he added.

Preservathon: Select the best services and tools for your audiovisual digitisation project

Date: 
13 Nov 2014 to 14 Nov 2014
Location: 
Brussels, Belgium

PrestoCentre Preservathons are two-day hands-on events developed around main themes and challenges in audiovisual digitisation, preservation and long-term access. During the first day, attendees will work together in small groups. Activities include workshops, roleplaying, demonstrations, presentations, writing and negotiation exercises (e.g. call for tender, SLA).

Archiving Tomorrow 2015

Date: 
12 Mar 2015 to 13 Mar 2015
Location: 
Birmingham, UK

Welcome to Archiving Tomorrow 2015 in association with FOCAL International and hosted by The Kaleidoscope Archive.

The conference is to bring together Archivists, Curators, Academics, Film Makers, Owners of Small & Specialised Collections of Audio Visual Materials, Editors, Producers, Directors, Technologists, Industry, Researchers and Archives of all size and form, to discuss, debate and learn about the in-depth revolution that is the transitional period between Film and Digital.

British Library’s Endangered Archives Programme: applications

Call for applications

The Endangered Archives Programme at the British Library is now accepting grant applications for the next round of funding. Detailed information on the timetable, criteria, eligibility and application procedures is available on the Programme’s website. Applications will be accepted in English or in French.

The deadline for receipt of preliminary grant applications is 7 November 2014.

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