“I was never interested in film as a youngster, I never really went to the cinema. My big plan was to be a university librarian” -Director of MACE, James Patterson is looking forward to retirement but shares his fond memories of 37 years working with archive film.
IT’S OFFICIAL! Scotland’s First Minister opens National Library’s and Moving Image Archive’s new home
FAUK Member, Ruth Washbrook, Head of Moving Image and Sound Collections, sat alongside the First Minister as she got a taste of this wonderful resource.
Awards for best archive researcher, library and restoration work are up for grabs
With the CLOSING DATE 1ST DECEMBER 2016, you have a few weeks to get your submissions in for the FOCAL International Awards – the world’s leading event to celebrate the best use of footage in a variety of genres….
A big thank you to Clare Watson of London’s Screen Archives who kindly offered to host FAUK’s AGM and 121st meeting at Birkbeck, UCL on 8th September 2016 and incorporate the meetings into a special training forum about cloud technology.
British Pathé, the world’s leading historic film archive, has launched a new online, on-demand channel offering an extensive range of full-
length documentaries, interviews, and classic movies.
South West Film & TV Archive announces award of over £14.8m to deliver the Plymouth History Centre Project in partnership with Plymouth City Council heritage teams, the South West Image Bank and Plymouth University.
A one day practical workshop, delivered by Huntley Film Archives, on how to preserve, access and use archive film is being held at the BFI, Stephen St. London – October 3rd or 24th 2016
Secret History – Messages Home: Lost Films of the British Army
This new Channel 4 documentary featuring the North West Film Archive’s ‘Message Home ‘ project will be shown on Sunday 26th June at 8pm on Channel 4.
The countdown begins as the National Library of Scotland’s Moving Image Archive prepares to move into it’s ‘state of the art’ new home in Kelvin Hall, Glasgow.
Tyneside Cinema, the only surviving newsreel theatre in the UK with an active programme in newsreel heritage, has teamed up to partner Durham University offering a wonderful opportunity for a PhD studentship.