FAUK commissioned report 'Invisible Innovators' launched by UEA
Next meeting? 28th June 2021
Welcome to FAUK!
Film Archives UK (FAUK) brings together archives, archivists, associate organisations and individuals who are interested in and committed to the work and development of the UK’s public sector film archives.
For a taste of the material we hold, why not watch our video showcasing some of the treasures from our collections?
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. 6.3.20
FAUK'S next quarterly meeting will take place via ZOOM on Monday 28th June 2021 2-4pm. Zoom invites will be sent to Members in due course. We hope all our Members and friends are keeping safe and well. For more information about FAUK and membership, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Archive restoration and preservation projects up for FOCAL INTERNATIONAL Award
FINAL NOMINATIONS TO THE FOCAL INTERNATIONAL AWARDS 2017 WERE ANNOUNCED ON THE 17th MARCH 2017!
Awards Ceremony, 25th May 2017, Lancaster London Hotel – Putting Footage in the Spotlight
The FOCAL International Awards, celebrate achievement in the use of footage in all variety of genres, across all media platforms plus its restoration. Producers, filmmakers and other creative professionals who have used library footage in all variety of genre including a documentary, feature film plus any other form of production or across all media platforms over the last year have submitted their work for consideration. We also recognise the researchers, technicians and producers that access, maintain and use this precious resource with Awards on the night for best archive researcher, library and restoration work
These awards are, without doubt, the leading and most complete set of awards for the archive footage business in the world today.
There are 3 final nominations for Archive and Preservation:
1. 1912-1992: 80 years of Olympic films restored
International Olympic Committee | Switzerland
International Olympic Committee
Warner Bros MPI & Audio Mechanics, Burbank, under the management of Adrian Wood & Robert Jaquie
2. Cinecolor Restorations of Canadian Pacific (1949) and The Cariboo Trail (1950)
TLEFilms Film Restoration & Preservation Services | Germany
IGNITE Films B.V.
Torsten Kaiser, TLEFilms Film Restoration & Preservation Services
3. Zoo Quest in Colour (1950s)
BBC Natural History Unit | UK
Tim Emblem-English and Harvey Williams, BBC Archives, BBC Design & Engineering3.
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