Tag: audiovisual

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DAVID – Final User-Test-Workshop

PREFORMA project has been invited to the final evaluation and user-test-workshop organised by the sister R&D-project DAVID (Digital AV Media Damage Prevention and Repair) in Vienna at the ORF-Centre on 28-29 April 2015. Continue reading


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IBC 2015 – EBU Open Source meetup

The IBC Conference is an unrivaled global destination for discussion and debate about the many different challenges facing the electronic media and entertainment industry, both in its sessions and in the range of networking opportunities it affords. Featuring some of the foremost thought-leaders, innovators and policy makers in their fields and covering a wide breadth of topics, it is the place to explore new strategies, understand business disrupters, chart future technological progress and uncover the future roadmap of the industry. Continue reading


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FIAT/IFTA conference

The 2015 FIAT/IFTA World Conference – Audiovisual Culture, a bridge to the future – will take place in Vienna from October 7 until October 10. This year’s conference will provide a unique occasion in which archives can discuss & learn about the many challenges and innovations for archives in their quest towards the future. Continue reading


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AMIA 2015 Conference

The annual AMIA Conference is the largest gathering of motion picture and recorded sound archivists and interested professionals, involving every year more than 550 attendees from the world’s major media, library, university, military and other institutions. The paper “Validate Your Digital Assets: PREFORMA, MediaConch and File Compliance” has been accepted and will be presented by MediaArea and NISV. Continue reading


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EUscreenXL Final International Conference

Content in Motion: Curating Europe’s Audiovisual Heritage is the second and final international conference organised by EUscreenXL. During two eventful days the EUscreen network will involve archivists, curators, broadcasters and researchers to discuss the benefits and challenges arising from the openness of archives and collections in the digital age. Continue reading


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JTS Joint Technical Symposium

Under the auspices of UNESCO, the CCAAA (Coordinating Council of Audiovisual Archives Associations) organises the Joint Technical Symposium (JTS), an international gathering for all specialists of the audio-visual, cinema and sound heritage. Organized for the first time in 1983, JTS is the international meeting for organisations and individuals involved in the preservation and restoration of original image and sound materials. Continue reading


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No Time to Wait! Standardizing FFV1 & Mastroska for Preservation

A free, three day symposium of workshops & presentations on the standardization & use of FFV1 & Matroska in archives. Hosted by Deutsche Kinemathek, Zuse Institute Berlin, and MediaArea.net and supported by the PREFORMA project, the event provides an opportunity for format inventors, developers, specification authors, and archivists to collaborate and advance AV preservation formats. Continue reading


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IASA 2016 Annual Conference

The International Association of Sound and Audiovisual Archives (IASA) 47th Annual Conference will be hosted at the Library of Congress, Washington D.C., USA, from 25-29 September 2016. Conference theme: A World of Opportunity: Audiovisual Archives and the Digital Landscape. MediaArea has been accepted for the paper ‘Status of CELLAR: Update from an IETF Working Group for Archival Audiovisual Formats’. Continue reading


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PREFORMA @ AMIA 2016 Conference

PREFORMA submitted a poster to the AMIA 2016 conference entitled “PREFORMA and MediaConch: Open Source Tools for Long-term Preservation”. The poster aims to give an overview of the three tools that were created to check whether the PDF, TIFF or FFV1/MKV files adhere to their standard specification, with a main focus on the development of the MediaConch tool and CELLAR standardization activity. Continue reading


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IASA 2017 Annual Conference

The International Association of Sound and Audiovisual Archives 48th Annual Conference will be hosted on 17-22 September 2017 by the Ethnological Museum in Berlin. IASA 2017 Conference theme is ‘Integration and Innovation: Bringing Workflows and Formats Together in the Digital Era’ and everyone engaged in or curious about the discovery, care, preservation and dissemination of our sound and audiovisual heritage is invited to join. Continue reading