AMIA Webinars Address Important Topics on the Latest Media Preservation Practices

Date: 09/10/2017

AMIA Webinars Address Important Topics on the Latest Media Preservation Practices

The Association of Moving Image Archivists (AMIA) will present a series of online webinars in partnership with the Northeast Document Conservation Center (NEDCC). The webinars, designed to educate professionals in the archive and preservation communities on the latest processes impacting their work, begin October 12 and run through November 2, and are priced individually. To register, visit www.amiaonline.org.

Our members are cultural caretakers, responsible for preserving collections for future generations, said Andrea Kalas, AMIA President. AMIA Online educational webinars serve to present expert perspective and experience for an array of users, from entry level to working professional. These webinars provide a practical way for us to help those tasked with managing collections to stay abreast of the latest methods. We are grateful to NEDCC for partnering with us to present this series.

AMIA webinars are led by respected experts in the industry. Each online session will take place at 1 p.m. Eastern. Topics and dates for the upcoming series include:

The Environmental Impact of Archives (October 12) Led by Linda Tadic, CEO of Digital Bedrock and former AMIA president, this webinar will explore how institutions that house audiovisual collections can mitigate their environmental impact while also preserving their collections according to professional best practice.

Processing of Oral Histories (October 17) This webinar will offer guidance to archivists charged with maintaining these important recordings and will present a workflowfrom beginning to endfor how best to process, preserve, and make accessible oral history materials. The session will be taught by Mary Larson, Associate Dean for Special Collections at Oklahoma State University Library and former President of the Oral History Association, and Sarah Milligan, Associate Professor and Head of the Oklahoma Oral History Research Program at Oklahoma State University.
Fundamentals of Copyright Part I (October 24) Guided by Hope OKeeffe, Associate General Counsel at the Library of Congress, this webinar is an introductory sessionoffering a basic discussion of copyright law, the public domain, and the implications for collections.
Fundamentals of Copyright Part II (October 26) The second webinar on copyright will be a deep dive into some of the broad concepts presented in Session 1, and expand upon issues such as creator and transfer rights and open access. Greg Cram, Associate Director of Copyright and Information Policy at the New York Public Library, will lead the presentation.

Storage of Audiovisual Collections (November 2) Providing an introduction and overview of best storage practices for magnetic tape, motion picture film, and photographs, this webinar will identify appropriate packing and storage containers and include a detailed discussion of proper environmental standards. This session is taught by Jean-Louis Bigourdan, Senior Research Scientist at the Image Permanence Institute.

The deadline to register is one day prior to each webinar. For more information, visit http://www.amiaonline.org.



Tags: AMIA | webinar | archiving | preservation
Submitted by Mimi Rossi (ignite strategic communications)
View author's directory page

Related Interviews
  • Dalet at NAB 2014

    Dalet at NAB 2014

  • Facilis at NAB 2014

    Facilis at NAB 2014

  • Dalet at IBC 2013

    Dalet at IBC 2013

  • Facilis at NAB 2013

    Facilis at NAB 2013

  • TMD at NAB 2013: MediaFlex Reporting Module

    TMD at NAB 2013: MediaFlex Reporting Module

  • TMD at NAB 2013: MediaFlex Systems

    TMD at NAB 2013: MediaFlex Systems

  • TMD at NAB 2013: Content Intelligence

    TMD at NAB 2013: Content Intelligence

  • Object Matrix at BVE 2013

    Object Matrix at BVE 2013


Related Articles
  • Up in the air with Dick

    Up in the air with Dick

  • The Pros and Cons of Archiving in the Cloud

    The Pros and Cons of Archiving in the Cloud

  • Preserving the Past is a Forlorn Task

    Preserving the Past is a Forlorn Task

  • High-speed archiving in a high-res world

    High-speed archiving in a high-res world

  • Archiving as a service at BBC Studios and Post Production

    Archiving as a service at BBC Studios and Post Production

  • From archival master to usable video with Mark Gray

    From archival master to usable video with Mark Gray

  • Finding a Flexible Post Workflow

    Finding a Flexible Post Workflow

  • Storage and archiving

    Storage and archiving

  • Archiving in a Multiplatform Environment

    Archiving in a Multiplatform Environment

  • Eye to Eye: Storage and archiving

    Eye to Eye: Storage and archiving

  • Digital Archiving in Media Workflows

    Digital Archiving in Media Workflows

  • 2020 television

    2020 television


News
PMC Launches result6 Compact Nearfield Monitor at AES 2017 Posted: 18/10/2017
UK loudspeaker manufacturer PMC will unveil result6, a brand new compact nearfield reference monitor, at this years AES convention in New York (Booth 330).
Tags: PMC Speakers | result6 nearfield monitors | AES New York | New Product
Submitted by White Noise Public Relations Ltd
More from this author
INSIGHT TV and CJ E and announce co-production of high- level athletic sports science series Posted: 18/10/2017

INSIGHT TV, a world leading UHD HDR broadcaster and producer of native UHD content covering action sports, entertainment and lifestyle, has announced a major production partnership with CJ E&M, South Koreas largest media conglomerate. INSIGHT TV and CJ E&M are co-producing two unique one-hour films that will examine how athletes in PyeongChang use technology to maximise their performance. The films will be distributed on CJ E&Ms South Korean network, across Europe on INSIGHT TVs channel and globally on INSIGHT.TV.

Tags: UHD | Ultra High Definition | 4K | SVOD | VOD | OTT | HDR | High Dynamic Range | Content | Media | Sport | Extreme Sports | Adventure | Lifestyle
Submitted by Jump PR Ltd
More from this author
Jerome Wauthoz Joins Tedial as Vice President, Products Posted: 18/10/2017

Tedial, the leading independent MAM technology solutions specialist, has named Jerome Wauthoz vice president, products, effective immediately. Esther Mesas, CMO/CSO, made the announcement from headquarters in Malaga, Spain.

Tags: MAM | Storage | archive | content management | media management | cloud | partial file restore | disaster recovery | workflow
Submitted by Jump PR Ltd
More from this author
Nevion showcases latest Virtuoso UHD 4K features at NAB Show New York Posted: 18/10/2017

Nevion, the award-winning provider of virtualized media production solutions, will be showcasing the latest update of its software-defined media node, Virtuoso, at NAB Show New York, with a particular focus on UHD/4K.

Tags: Nevion | Virtuoso | NAB | New York
Submitted by Elise Ivens-Barnes
More from this author
Video Clarity at SMPTE 2017 Posted: 17/10/2017
Video Clarity will demonstrate the Venue Player, a video server that can be controlled to automatically play multiple uncompressed segments of high-quality content to multiple screens in precise timing and sequence. Video Clarity's first product in the entertainment-playback market, the ClearView Venue Player is designed for broadcast facilities, theme parks, live events, staged shows, and other environments that rely on repeated, synchronized video playback for entertainment and display. The ClearView Venue Player offers several recording and playback configurations, from standard definition to 8K, with multiple storage sizes.
Tags: Video Clarity | SMPTE 2017 | ClearView Venue Player | RTM Real-Time Audio/Video Monitor
Submitted by Wall Street Communications
More from this author
Middle Atlantic Redesigns Website as Part of Its Ongoing Commitment to Customer Service Excellence Posted: 17/10/2017
Middle Atlantic Products today announced that it has deployed a new design to the company's website, middleatlantic.com. The latest evolution of the website adds visually rich functionality and navigation options that make it more responsive and allow customers to quickly find information on their buying journey to build great systems. The new digital experience is part of Middle Atlantic's ongoing commitment to provide its customers with excellent service and solutions.
Tags: Middle Atlantic | Redesigns Website | Customer Service Excellence | Intuitive Navigation
Submitted by InGear PR
More from this author
AVIWEST Launches HE4000 HEVC Encoder for Live UHD Video Delivery Posted: 17/10/2017
AVIWEST, a global provider of video contribution systems, today announced the HE4000 HEVC encoder, the broadcast industry's first encoder to enable live UHD (4K) video delivery over unmanaged networks in a compact -RU design that reduces space requirements, enabling broadcasters to cost-effectively address consumer demand for superior-quality live content, delivered via 4G/LTE, satellite (Ka- and Ku-band, BGAN), wired IP network, or a combination of IP links. By combining HEVC encoding and AVIWEST's SafeStreams® technology, the HE4000 dramatically reduces bandwidth costs while guaranteeing superior video quality.
Tags: AVIWEST | HE4000 HEVC Encoder | Live UHD Video Delivery
Submitted by 202 Communications
More from this author
MCTV Launches IPTV Services With Espial Elevate Posted: 17/10/2017
Espial announced today that MCTV (formerly Massillon Cable TV, Inc.), a service provider delivering TV services to five counties in northeast Ohio, has launched a next-generation IPTV service with the Espial Elevate software-as-a-service (SaaS) platform. With Elevate, MCTV expands its market reach and benefits from a single platform to manage services across cable RF and fiber IP customers.
Tags: MCTV | IPTV Services | Espial Elevate | Espial | cloud-based
Submitted by 202 Communications
More from this author
Osprey Video Announces USB Video Bridge Devices for Capturing Broadcast-Quality Video to USB 3.0-Equipped Computers Posted: 17/10/2017
Osprey Video today announced the launch of the USB Video Bridge line of stand-alone video-capture devices. Due to increased demand across many market verticals, the company has ramped up production of its USB Video Bridge line of stand-alone video-capture devices. The line contains three models, all of which let users capture uncompressed video and embedded audio to PCs or other USB 3.0-equipped devices used for broadcast-quality streaming. Besides the units' driverless operation and automatic functionality, an industry-first top-mounted display aids control and monitoring.
Tags: Osprey Video | USB Video Bridge Devices | Broadcast-Quality Video | USB 3.0-Equipped Computers
Submitted by Wall Street Communications
More from this author
Lloyd Webber and Rices Evita Uses Sony DWX-N Digital Wireless for its Global Tour Posted: 17/10/2017

Sony Pro Audio is proud to announce that Theatre Sound Designer Dan Samson has been using Sony DWX-N Digital Wireless on the touring and West End production of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rices Evita the Musical. The first world tour originating from the UK at this scale, Evita uses an extensive digital wireless setup that includes 32 channels across the entire cast.

Tags: Evita | Sony | Theatre | sound production | DWX-N
Submitted by Marlin PR
More from this author
Sony enhances its entry range of camera system with HXC-FB80 portable camera and HXCU-FB80 CCU, supporting 4K and HDR production for studio workflow, education events and live applications Posted: 17/10/2017

Sony is introducing an accessible camera system for 4K and HDR-ready studio and live production with the combination of the latest HXC-FB80 portable camera and HXCU-FB80 camera control unit (CCU). Based on a 3G-SDI platform with 1080/50p capabilities, the new system is well-suited for live production applications (studios, education, events), where production professionals need a high-quality HD solution with a migration path to 4K and HDR.

Tags: 4K | Sony | SonyPro | 4K | HDR | camera | CCU | announcement | HXC-FB80 | HXCFB80 | live production
Submitted by Sony Professional Europe
More from this author
QYOU and Mediakraft TV partner to launch the QYOUs first fully localized channel: QYOU Polska Posted: 17/10/2017

QYOU Media the worlds leading curator of premium best-of-web video for multiscreen distribution, has announced that it has partnered with Mediakraft TV, the Polish subsidiary of leading European multi channel network Mediakraft Networks, to launch QYOU Polska on Plays over-the-top (OTT) service, PLAY NOW. This is the first time that QYOUs 24/7 linear feed has been fully localized for a region.

Tags: QYOU | Mediakraft | TV | Poland | QYOU Polska
Submitted by Staff
More from this author
Samsung Expands 4K UHD HDR Content Experience through Partnership with INSIGHT TV Posted: 17/10/2017

Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., and INSIGHT TV have announced at MIPCOM 2017 a partnership that will bring premium Ultra-High Definition (UHD) and High Dynamic Range (HDR) content from INSIGHT TV to Samsung TV PLUS viewers in Europe.

Tags: UHD | Ultra High Definition | 4K | SVOD | VOD | OTT | HDR | High Dynamic Range | Content | Media | Sport | Extreme Sports | Adventure | Lifestyle
Submitted by Jump PR Ltd
More from this author
Megahertz delivers new HD satellite OB vehicle to Tinopolis for live production of local Primetime TV content Posted: 17/10/2017

Megahertz Ltd, the trusted partner for systems integration with years of experience in delivering cost effective, imaginative designs and solutions for fixed and mobile applications, today announced that it has delivered a new HD satellite/production OB van to Tinopolis Cymru. The new production vehicle captures two hours of live local interest and welsh-focused content per day for S4Cs primetime Prynhawn Da live 5-day-a-week magazine show.

Tags: Megahertz | MKM Marcomms | Tinopolis | OB Van | OB Vehicle
Submitted by MKM Marketing Communications
More from this author
Lespace Vision adds FilmLight grading and high-speed media server Posted: 17/10/2017

Top Tokyo post house Lespace Vision is marking its 30th anniversary by adding a powerful grading suite from FilmLight. As well as a Baselight TWO workstation, with the new version 5.0 software, it is adding the 160TB FLUX Store post-production data server, designed to stream media throughout the facility, as well as providing additional support with its rendering and data management capabilities.

Tags: Lespace Vision | Filmlight | Flux Store | Baselight | Stream media | MKM Marcomms
Submitted by MKM Marketing Communications
More from this author
Pages:   [1] 2 3 4 5 6 7 > >>