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Calendar of Forthcoming Training Events

This calendar lists all known forthcoming training events in the audiovisual archiving field, all around the world. The information it contains is taken from the CCAAA website. Should you want to add a training event to the calendar, please visit this page.

Calendar of Forthcoming Training Events

This calendar lists all known forthcoming training events in the audiovisual archiving field, all around the world. The information it contains is taken from the CCAAA website. Should you want to add a training event to the calendar, please visit this page.

Date
Event
Location
07-09 February 2018
Winter School for Audiovisual Archiving
This February, the Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision organises its third Winter School for Audiovisual Archiving. The training will be held on 7, 8 & 9 February 2018 on the Sound and Vision premises in Hilversum, The Netherlands.
Registration Deadline: 18 December 2017
Hilversum
,
Netherlands
07-09 February 2018
Winter School for Audiovisual Archiving
Organized by: Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision in collaboration with AVA_Net
Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision
,
Hilversum
,
Netherlands

The three-day training session offers audiovisual collection managers the necessary knowledge and skills to implement or improve the digital preservation management of their audiovisual collections.


The Winter School is a unique training on preserving audiovisual collections. The training sessions offer audiovisual collection holders a useful mix of lectures, hands-on workshops and interactive sessions with renown experts. Also, participants will work on case studies with peers from the archiving domain.


The Winter School for Audiovisual Archiving is an initiative from the Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision in collaboration with AVA_Net.


More information on the Winter School and registration can be found here. Registration is open until December 18, 2017.

09 February 2018
Managing Photographs in Archives
Managing Photographs in Archives is a participative training day covering all aspects of identifying, caring for and providing access to archival material in photographic format. It covers identifying photographic techniques, their historical value, how they relate to other kinds of archives, environmental conditions and packaging, cataloguing photographs and digitisation projects.
Registration Deadline: 08 February 2018
London
,
United Kingdom
09 February 2018
Managing Photographs in Archives
Organized by: The Archive-Skills Consultancy
London Mathematical Society
,
London
,
United Kingdom

Managing Photographs in the Archives is a brand new course for 2018 which has been developed by Margaret Crockett and Janet Foster, Directors of the Archive-Skills Consultancy, in association with Jessamy Harvey. The course combines an introduction to the range of photographic techniques and the identification of the resulting photographic prints and negatives with the requirements for managing and preserving them as archival material. It begins with a facilitated discussion about photographs in the archives, the forms they take, their historical value and how they relate to other kinds of archives. Subsequent sessions cover the characteristrics of different photographic images and the processes which created them, the environmental conditions and packaging needed for preservation, copyright considerations, how to catalogue photographs and plan digitisation projects.Managing Photographs in the Archives is a brand new course for 2018 which has been developed by Margaret Crockett and Janet Foster, Directors of the Archive-Skills Consultancy, in association with Jessamy Harvey. The course combines an introduction to the range of photographic techniques and the identification of the resulting photographic prints and negatives with the requirements for managing and preserving them as archival material. It begins with a facilitated discussion about photographs in the archives, the forms they take, their historical value and how they relate to other kinds of archives. Subsequent sessions cover the characteristrics of different photographic images and the processes which created them, the environmental conditions and packaging needed for preservation, copyright considerations, how to catalogue photographs and plan digitisation projects.


The course trainers will illustrate presentations with examples from case studies, sample photographs and packaging. The combination of presentations, facilitated discussion and exercises will ensure an interesting and relaxed learning environment. It is a participative development opportunity which also provides an occasion for networking with others in similar situations. It is suitable for a range of archive and records management staff, including those who are new to the area and those who wish to update their skills.


The course fee includes the course handbook with supporting notes and useful sources for further information. The fee also includes lunch (with vegetarian option; please let the directors know if you have any other special dietary needs) and tea and coffee.


The course trainers will illustrate presentations with examples from case studies, sample photographs and packaging. The combination of presentations, facilitated discussion and exercises will ensure an interesting and relaxed learning environment. It is a participative development opportunity which also provides an occasion for networking with others in similar situations. It is suitable for a range of archive and records management staff, including those who are new to the area and those who wish to update their skills.


The course fee includes the course handbook with supporting notes and useful sources for further information. The fee also includes lunch (with vegetarian option; please let the directors know if you have any other special dietary needs) and tea and coffee.


Programme
Time Session
9.00 Registration and coffee
9.15 Introductions
9.30 Photographs as archives: facilitated discussion
10.00 Identifying photographic processes and images (part 1)
11.00 Coffee
11.15 Identifying photographic processes and images (part 2)
11.45 Preservation measures for photographs
12.30 Lunch
1.15 Arranging and describing photographs
2.00 Managing copyright in photographs
2.45 Managing digitisation projects for photographs
3.30 Tea
3.45 Action Plan
4.30 Close


* Participants to bring photographs they have problems with either in identifying, appraising or establishing copyright.
Learning outcomes


At the end of this course participants should be able to:



  • Begin to recognise the different kinds of photographic images that may be found in archives

  • Understand the storage and packaging that is needed to preserve photographic prints, negatives, slides and glass plates

  • Manage copyright issues for photographs

  • Appreciate the basics of arranging and describing photographs and how they differ from arranging and describing written archives

  • The requirements for planning a digitisation project for photographs.


To register, see: http://www.archive-skills.com/training/2018/9-2.php

05-06 March 2018
3rd FIAF Winter School on Programming Film Heritage
FIAF and the Cinémathèque française have agreed to co-organize a third Winter School on Programming on 5)6 March 2018. Further details (programme, speakers, registration deadline) to follow soon. Watch this space!
Paris
,
FRANCE
05-06 March 2018
3rd FIAF Winter School on Programming Film Heritage
Organized by: FIAF and La Cinémathèque française
Cinémathèque française
,
Paris
,
FRANCE
Contact:   info@fiafnet.org 
23 June - 14 July 2018
2018 Film Restoration / FIAF Summer School
Since 2007, the Cineteca di Bologna, in collaboration with FIAF and the ACE, has been promoting and hosting the FIAF Film Restoration Summer School in its highly specialized state-of-the-art laboratory, L’Immagine Ritrovata.
Bologna
,
Italy
23 June - 14 July 2018
2018 Film Restoration / FIAF Summer School
Organized by: L'Immagine Ritrovata, Cineteca bi Bologna, FIAF, ACE
L'immagine Ritrovata, Bologna
,
Bologna
,
Italy

The aim of this School is to foster a shared knowledge in the field for current and future generations and film archives worldwide. Selected participants will experience hands-on the work of actual restoration professionals. They will also meet restoration experts from all over the world, as well as L'Immagine Ritrovata and Cineteca di Bologna staff.


The FIAF Film Restoration Summer School is aimed at specialists, film archive staff and students. During the participant selection process, priority will be given to those working in FIAF and ACE member institutions.


More information on the 2018 School available soon.