Home Movie Registry: A Model for Uniting Collections & Users

Home Movie Registry:  A Model for Uniting Collections & Users

Dwight Swanson, Center for Home Movies Skip Elsheimer, A/V Geeks, Center for Home Movies Jasmyn Castro, National Museum of African American History and Culture Pamela Vadakin, California Audiovisual Preservation Project The Home Movie Registry is an online portal that aggregates the catalog records and digitized files of amateur film and video in one central location.  The Registry is a curated search engine for amateur films.  It doesn’t...

Read More

2015 Conference Presentations

2015 Conference Presentations

  Speaker presentations are posted as they are received.   Conference Sessions Access, Outreach & Use Stream Posters Screenings   Annotating and Mapping Ephemeral Films of National Socialism in Austria Lindsay Zarwell, US Holocaust Memorial Museum Take a glimpse into everyday life in Austria before and during the Holocaust, and see what amateur filmmakers who were there saw. The “Ephemeral Films Project: National...

Read More

DAS: Portland

DAS addresses the full life cycle of the media asset – from content creation to rights management to assuring asset preservation – with speakers and case studies that address what works in the real world. Click here for  more about AMIA’s DAS events.     Wednesday | November 18, 2015 DAS Portland Opening Keynote & Welcome Keynote:    Erik Weaver, The School of Cinematic Arts’ Entertainment Technology Center Erik...

Read More

#SocialMedia

#SocialMedia

Here’s a list of #hashtags being used throughout #amia15 this eek – #AMIA15 #DAS2015 #TRTPortland #AVHack15 #AMIA15WRITERS – writing workshop #CAW15 – Community Archiving Workshop #ThankYouAVarchivist #AMIAAOU – Access, Outreach & Use #TakingStock -Archival Education in Transition panel #BigData #Metadata #DigitalWorkflow #DigiPres #TriviaThrowdown #AMIAat25 #oralhistoryforarchivists – Oral History...

Read More

AMIA 2015 has gone mobile!

AMIA 2015 has gone mobile!

Access the conference schedule and session descriptions, read speaker information, build your own agenda,  set reminders, connect with other attendees and more on your iPhone/Android.  The inbox will keep you updated throughout the conference, and you’ll get any program changes delivered right to you. Download the Guidebook and just remember to check for updates periodically!  There’s free wireless for everyone staying at the...

Read More

Speaker Information

Speaker Information

AMIA conference speakers are media professionals representing all areas of the field.  Active within the community, they are experts sharing their experience and knowledge in a forum that brings a broad range of experts together to discuss common challenges and opportunities.     Tom A. Adami Since May 2013 Tom Adami has been Archivist and Head of the Arusha, Tanzania, Branch of the United Nations, Mechanism for International Criminal...

Read More

Poster Sessions

Poster Sessions

There will be two Poster Sessions at AMIA 2015 – with a slate of great presentations!  Check your program for the individual poster schedule.   Collaborative Method for Overcoming the “Lack Of”: Case Study of Japan Ann Adachi-Tasch, Collaborative Cataloging Japan A collaborative method for the cataloging and preservation of postwar Japanese experimental moving image offers great potential for resolving several issues...

Read More

Transportation > Airport to Hotel

Transportation > Airport to Hotel

Main Hotel Building 921 SW Sixth Avenue Valet Parking is located on SW 6th Avenue Self Parking is located on SW Taylor TAKING THE MAX LIGHT RAIL FROM THE AIRPORT Purchase your fare before you board (all zone required) Board the Max just outside of baggage claim Exit at Pioneer Square North Walk across Pioneer Courthouse square southbound The Main Building is located on SW 6th, occupying the entire block of SW Taylor to SW Salmon Allow...

Read More