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 email@example.com
‘CURRENT METADATA ISSUES’ – Learning on Screen event 25th May, London
Learning on Screen are currently running a series of introductory and advanced metadata courses at their offices on Wells Street, London. The next course will be held on the 25th May
Date: 25 May 2017
Time: 10am to 5pm
Location: Learning on Screen, 77 Wells Street, London, W1T 3QJ
Presented by Tim O’Riordan
Current Metadata Issues aims to introduce key concepts around emerging digital technologies for documenting audiovisual collections. While much cataloguing work is based on long established principles of standardisation and interoperability, the documentation of collections can also involve cutting-edge and data-intensive technologies such as machine learning and computer vision. Acknowledging that no one day course could comprehensively cover these topics in detail, we instead aim to give a flavour of what’s technically possible, what may soon be possible and what the practical implications might be for collection managers.
We encourage attendees from underrepresented groups particularly those from BAME (Black, Asian or Minority Ethnic) backgrounds or those with a disability. We also particularly encourage attendees from right across the UK.
Tim O’Riordan has over 15 year’s experience supporting a range of digitisation projects in the public sector. He has previously worked as an Advisor for Jisc, and has over ten years’ experience delivering training in higher education. Tim is currently in the final year of a PhD in Web Science at the University of Southampton.
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