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Digital Asset Management Symposium

posted July 23, 2011

AMIA, the world’s largest association of moving image archivists, also is offering, September 30 2011, its Digital Asset Management in the Real World symposium. It takes place in September, also in Los Angeles. The symposium covers emerging technologies related to the life cycle of digital audiovisual assets. It includes case studies from the worlds of

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The Reel Thing: Register Early Now

posted July 23, 2011

Early bird registration ends Monday July 25 2011 for The Reel Thing, the Association of Moving Image’s annual showcase of the latest technologies in audiovisual restoration and preservation. This year’s event takes place August 18-20 at the Linwood Dunn Theatre in Hollywood, California. Each year at the event, laboratory technicians, archivists, new media technologists, and

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Workshop: Describing Moving Images

posted June 30, 2011

Tuesday, September 27 2011 Simmons Graduate School, Boston For special collections, historical society and archives managers and staff, lone arrangers, LIS students. Full-day workshop with hands-on introduction to content standard and data structure selection for moving images (film and video). Focuses include: PBCore and its use in conjunction with DACS; demonstrations of PBCore’s value in

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Workshop: Copyright Law for Cultural Institutions

posted June 30, 2011

July 25-August 5 2011 NYU Tisch School of the Arts The Moving Image Archiving and Preservation (MIAP) Program at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts is offering a course on intellectual-property issues and other ethical considerations in the management, preservation, and dissemination of cultural material in collecting institutions. The course is for students and for professionals

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National Film Preservation Foundation & NEH Grants

posted June 12, 2011

National Film Preservation Foundation The National Film Preservation Foundation invites proposals for its 2011 Summer Grants which provide $1,000 to $15,000 in cash and/or in-kind laboratory services for film preservation. The awards target the preservation of films that made in the United States or by Americans abroad that are not preserved by commercial interests. Nonprofit

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James A. Lindner Prize

posted June 12, 2011

The International Association of Sound and Audiovisual Archives (IASA), the Association of Moving Image Archivists (AMIA), and the Southeast Asia-Pacific Audiovisual Archive Association (SEAPAVAA) award the James A. Lindner Prize to individuals or organizations for research that has a major impact on the technology of preservation of moving images and recorded sound. Applicants and nominees

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Latest Positions Vacant

posted June 12, 2011

Element Preparation Technician Chace Audio by Deluxe is hiring an Element Preparation Technician responsible for preparing and staging job elements for audio engineers. The position requires knowledge of film and video industry vocabulary with an audio emphasis, hands-on experience with audiovisual media with an audio emphasis, completion of relevant coursework at an audio or film school,

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Rockefeller Archive Center Visiting Archivist Fellowship

posted June 12, 2011

The annual Rockefeller Archive Center’s AMIA/Rockefeller Visiting Archivist Fellowship, established with the Association of Moving Image Archivists, provides financial assistance, first-hand experience, and professional exchange and development to a professional archivist from the developing world. The fellowship is at the Rockefeller Archive Center in New York and includes attendance at the AMIA Annual Conference, this

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Copyright Law for Cultural Institutions

posted April 29, 2011

The Moving Image Archiving and Preservation Program at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts is offering a course on copyright law for cultural institutions, July 25-August 5 2011, at the Tisch School, led by instructor Rina Pantalony. According to a MIAPP announcement, the course will address the intellectual-property issues and related ethical ones that surround the

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AMIA Proposals Deadline: Sunday May 1

posted April 29, 2011

Sunday May 1 2011 is the deadline for submissions of session and workshop proposals for the 2011 AMIA Conference in Austin, TX. The AMIA Conference Committee has invited session and workshop proposals on varied topics, cutting-edge discussions of technology, a balance of theory and practice, and new ideas and concepts that may stimulate additional interest,

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