Open Video Conference – Audiovisual Archive BoF introduction

Saturday, June 20th, 2009

How can archives become a key node in the consumption of media in the changing media landscape?

Audiovisual archives across the globe are engaged in large-scale migration programmes. An important driver behind the investments related to these programmes is the physical state of the analogue carriers; the films, the tapes, the optical discs and so on. Migration is a way to preserve the information on these physical carriers and securing access for future generations, a key mission of these institutions. (more…)