FAUK members are heading to Bonny Scotland for their next quarterly meeting – to Bo’ness on the south banks of the Firth of Forth for the annual Silent Film Festival – HippFest 2018.
The FOCAL International Awards celebrate achievement in the use of footage in all variety of genres, across all media platforms, plus archive restoration & preservation.
The astonishing sights and sounds of Wearside past will be celebrated in Sunderland on Film, a fantastic new show from North East Film Archive, which will launch the Sunderland Literature Festival this year.
Film archives throughout the UK see the results of their work as partners of the BFI’s ‘Britain on Film’.
Launched officially on 7th July 2015, the National Lottery funded ‘Britain on Film’ reveals a fascinating moving image history of people and places from the UK’s archives. The project’s digital platform, BFI Player, showcases thousands of films from 1895 to the present day which can be searched via the Britain on Film’s map.
Yorkshire Film Archive are delighted to announce an award from Creative Skillset to deliver ‘Film Archives for the Future’ a new programme of training and CPD events for the film heritage sector. The programme focusses on organisational development at a time of huge change for the sector as it steps up to meet the challenges – and opportunities – of transition from analogue to digital operations.
Award-winning broadcaster and journalist Samira Ahmed gave a guest speech and helped present the awards. Samira presents BBC1’s Newswatch and Radio 4’s Front Row and has a special interest in the link between popular culture, politics and social change. Samira has also made documentary films herself, and won the Stonewall Broadcast of the Year award for her film about so-called “corrective” rape in South Africa.
Media Archive for Central England
In MACE’s blog this week they have been taking a look at the film ‘The Historian and the Home Movie’ produced for them by Electric Egg.
North East Film Archive
To kick start 2014, the North East Film Archive (NEFA), is delighted to share their whole new look website with you. Easy to use, with an improved search facility and lots of new features, the site provides a window onto the rich film heritage of the North East of England.
North East Film Archive
Just as with many of our archive colleagues, for both the Yorkshire Film Archive and North East Film Archive one of the real pleasures of working with regional film collections is the ability to re-connect people with film made in, or about their own communities.
National Screen and Sound Archive of Wales
The annual IASA conference, held jointly this year with BAAC (Baltic Audiovisual Archival Council) was held in the beautiful city of Vilnius, between 6-10 October. The venue for the conference was the equally beautiful and impressive Vilnius University, founded in 1579.