Screening the Future 2012

21 May 2012 to 23 May 2012
Los Angeles, USA

During May 21-23, people from all over the world are coming to USC, Los Angeles to talk and learn about the state of the art in digital audiovisual conservation. Screening the Future serves the global community of stakeholders who keep audiovisual content alive. This annual international conference brings together more than 250 leading archivists, production companies, filmmakers, TV producers, CTOs, scientists, vendors, strategists, funders and policy makers, developing solutions to the most urgent questions facing audiovisual repositories. With Play, Pause and Press Forward as the theme of this year's conference, we explore: the current status of audiovisual archives; the main challenges that archives and producers face in terms of IT, institutional position, and changes in use and market; and their future readiness.