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.
Creative producer and specialist in archive curation, Shona Thompson has been shortlisted for the 2018 FOCAL INTERNATIONAL AWARD category: Best Use of Footage on Innovative Platforms
For FAUK’s quarterly meeting in March, members headed north of the border to enjoy the Hippodrome Silent Film Festival and also participate in the Festival programme with a special ‘Meet the Archives’ event.
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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.