June 2017 saw the celebration of North West Film Archive’s 40th anniversary – 40 years of working to save the region’s unique film heritage. FAUK members were delighted to join in the celebrations.
The IWM North in Manchester’s Media City was the venue for Film Archive UK’s quarterly meeting on 27th June.
FAUK are grateful to fellow member and IWM’s Head of Film, Matt Lee for organising the venue and tour.
Heading to Manchester for FAUK’s next meeting is newly appointed Manager of London Screen Archive’s, Beatrice Harbour.
Northeast Historic Film Summer Symposium in BUCKSPORT, MAINE, USA 20-22 July 2017. OK, so it’s in the USA, but details of this Symposium are worth sharing!
With contributions from academics at both Bournemouth and York Universities and universal subjects about moving image archive.
Executive Business Centre, Bournemouth University. A FREE EVENT – but you need to Register. With speakers from around the world including Leontien Bout (Eye Institute, the Netherlands) ‘Dealing with orphan works: a film archive’s perspective’
The FOCAL International Awards, celebrate achievement in the use of footage in all variety of genres, across all media platforms plus its restoration. The 2017 Awards Ceremony is on 25th May and includes 3 final nominations for Archive and Preservation:
Learning on Screen are currently running a series of introductory and advanced metadata courses at their offices on Wells Street, London.The next course, CURRENT METADATA ISSUES, will be held on the 25th May
Messages Home: Lost Films of the British Army
This new Channel 4 documentary about North West Film Archive’s ‘Calling Blighty’ project was originally broadcast on Sunday June 26th 2016. You can now watch it on C4’s on demand service.
Sign up now for London Screen Archive’s archive film copyright & licensing course – in London 21st February 2017
FAUK members head north of the border to sample both archive and culinary delights in Glasgow, new home of Scotland’s Moving Image Archive.