No Time to Wait! Standardizing FFV1 & Mastroska for Preservation



Berlin Symposium: No Time to Wait!

Standardizing FFV1 & Mastroska for Preservation

A 3 day symposium of workshops & presentations on the standardization & use of FFV1 & Matroska in archives

Hosted by Deutsche Kinemathek, Zuse Institute Berlin, and,

Audiovisual Archivists (people who use the formats)


Developers (people who design the formats)


Open Standards Working Group (people who write specification for formats)




A free, three day symposium focused on Matroska and FFV1 for use in digital audiovisual preservation hosted by Deutsche Kinemathek, Zuse Institute Berlin, and The event will feature talks, presentations, and working meetings on Matroska, FFV1, and the software, documentation, and use cases associated with these formats. The event will also present on the current state of the IETF’s CELLAR working group’s progress to develop specifications for Matroska and FFV1 as well as efforts to design and extend software in support of these formats. This event provides an opportunity for format inventors, developers, specification authors, and archivists to collaborate and advance audiovisual preservation formats.

The event is supported by the PREFORMA project.



Monday, July 18th – Wednesday, July 20th



Deutsche Kinemathek – Museum für Film und Fernsehen

Potsdamer Straße 2

10785 Berlin



Register Here (It’s free!).


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