23rd November 2023 saw 16 members from right across the UK head to Leeds. Hosted by Head of ITV Content Library, Andy Gavaghan, they were treated to a bespoke and extensive tour of ITV Archive and both the restoration and scanning departments with the visit culminating in a special visit to the Emmerdale studios to see how it all happened behind the camera.

Tilda Swinton awarded for her work with archive film

The International Federation of Film Archives (FIAF) presented its annual award to Tilda Swinton on 29th November for her advocacy of film heritage.

Presented at a special ceremony at FAUK Member, the National Library of Scotland in Glasgow, Swinton was awarded for her work on the preservation and promotion of archive film, film history (and in particular women’s role in it), and the importance of film archives worldwide.

Turner Prize winners 2021 bring the power of archive film content to the fore

The Turner Prize awards last December was a landmark event – it was the first time the coveted award was won by a collective of artists from Northern Ireland and a welcome return to archive film playing an important part in an award entry installation. Jane Jarvis from FAUK catches up with Sinéad Bhreathnach-Cashell one of the 11 Array Collective artists and Curator at FAUK member – Northern Ireland Screen’s Digital Film Archive (DFA)