Designing and Building the Post-Analogue Audiovisual Archive

Designing and Building the Post-Analogue Audiovisual Archive

Jan Müller, Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision, FIAT/IFTA President The presentation addresses the challenges related to the role and function of audiovisual archive institutions as the environment they operate in becomes more and more digital and networked. The context is the Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision; a leading audiovisual archive that successfully made the transition to the digital domain. Its ever-growing...

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Automated Metadata Extraction – Where are we Now?

Automated Metadata Extraction – Where are we Now?

Pam Fisher   For many years, automated metadata generation for moving image content has been an attractive goal, but largely unrealized in modern systems. This talk combines a review of past initiatives, which help to illuminate requirements articulated over time, and discusses a long term project underway between BAFTA and University College London (UCL) – Video Clarity. This asks the question: “What can be learned by pointing a...

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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...

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2014 Open Source Digital Preservation & Access Stream Video

2014 Open Source Digital Preservation & Access Stream Video

THE 2014 OPEN SOURCE DIGITAL PRESERVATION AND ACCESS STREAM focused on the use of open source software that is in current significant use within digital preservation and access systems.  Curated by Chris Lacinak of AVPreserve in collaboration with AMIA’s Open Source Committee the stream covered larger issues such as when it does or does not make sense to take the open source approach, and how to navigate the complexities of copyright and...

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