The UEA’s report, ‘Invisible Innovators’ making women filmmakers visible across the UK’s film archives, is now available. It has been commissioned by Film Archives UK to explore the current scale and scope of the holdings of women’s amateur filmmaking within the regional and national film and media archives and to investigate ways of optimising their visibility.
Future-proofing Our Collections: ‘Unleashing the Power of Archive Film’ an LSA conference at the Museum of London – Thursday 12th March 2020
London’s Screen Archives are delighted to announce confirmed speakers for the Future-proofing Our Collections: Unleashing the Power of Archive Film conference, which will bring together archivists, filmmakers, researchers, academics and archive film professionals.
FAUK AGM – Vice Chair gives a Review of 2018-19
FAUK Members met in London before Christmas for their quarterly meeting and AGM kindly hosted by FAUK Member, LONDON’S SCREEN ARCHIVES at their offices in Finsbury Park.
12 noon GMT on World Day for Audio Visual Heritage, Sunday October 27th 2019, heralded the start of a 24 Hour Home Movie Marathon and a unique focus and celebration of footage from archives and individuals right across the world – a simultaneous world-wide project…..
FAUK’S latest quarterly meeting took place at the University of Lincoln on Tuesday 4th June 2019 alongside ‘Heritage Dot’, the two day, inaugural conference exploring digital horizons in relation to cultural heritage.
Guest Speaker Rob Byrne, President of the San Francisco Silent Film Festival Board and reknowned restorer of silent films brought an international flavour to FAUK’s Meet the Archives event as part of the Hippfest programme in March.
With a full programme of both work and pleasure, FAUK’s latest quarterly meeting in December to Belfast proved a popular tour.
FAUK members tour the East Anglian Film Archive
The ‘Manchester Time Machine’ is now available : the first ever app for the iPhone which merges archive film with GPS to create a street level tour of Manchester’s streets and people over the last 100 years.
North West Film Archive’s Will McTaggart takes part in a Careers Networking Event and feels he may well have inspired some of the next generation about working with archive film.