Category: Opportunities

FIAF FILM RESTORATION SUMMER SCHOOL

Film restoration online course: from April 27th to June 8th 2022 (on Wednesdays)
Restoration lectures and Il Cinema Ritrovato film festival: Bologna, Cineteca facilities, from June 25th to July 3rd 2022
Restoration workshops: Bologna, L’Immagine Ritrovata, July 4th-15th 2022

The Fédération Internationale des Archives du Film (FIAF), the Association des Cinémathèques Européennes (ACE), Cineteca di Bologna and L’Immagine Ritrovata are thrilled to announce that after the forced postponement of the 2020 edition, the ninth FIAF Film Restoration Summer School will finally take place in Bologna in summer 2022.

The Coronavirus-19 pandemic has had a big impact on our lives during the last two years, but the institutions behind the Summer School have come together once again in order to renew and strengthen their long lasting cooperation, a bond that aims to pursue the spread of film preservation and conservation through the international community. Specialists, film archive staff and students that are looking forward to experience the complete restoration workflow in our two-decade experienced film restoration laboratory are more than welcome to apply.

The program and further details will be available on January 2022.

Please contact frss@immagineritrovata.it if you wish to receive further information and subscribe to our mailing list.

Coordinator: Elena Tammaccaro

Secretariat: Charlotte Oddo

Das DFF – Deutsches Filminstitut & Filmmuseum e.V. sucht Kuratorische Leitungder Sammlungen–Abteilungsleitung Non-Film-Archiv

Das DFF – Deutsches Filminstitut & Filmmuseum e.V. sucht zum nächstmöglichen Zeitpunkteine
Kuratorische Leitungder Sammlungen–Abteilungsleitung Non-Film-Archiv (m/w/d)

IHRE AUFGABEN

  • Leitung und kuratorische Betreuung der Sammlungendes DFF an den Archivstandorten in Frankfurt am Main und Wiesbaden(Non-Film-Archiv/filmbezogeneNachlässe, Bibliothek, Bild-, Plakat-, Musik-und Textarchiv)
  • Fachaufsicht und strategische Mitverantwortung bei der Erschließung der Sammlungen und Verfügbarmachung der Bestände(analog und digital/virtuell)
  • Weiterer Ausbau des Sammlungsbestandes – Überprüfung und Erweiterung der Sammlungen, Hinzufügen verschiedener Perspektiven und breitere Repräsentation verschiedener Filmemacher:innen
  • Aufbau und Pflege von Kontakten zu nationalen/ internationalen Filmschaffenden, Zusammenarbeit im nationalen Verbund der Kinematheken und Filmarchive
  • Planung, Konzeption und Kuratorium sammlungsbezogener Ausstellungen. Entwicklung, Redaktion von Publikationen (analog und virtuell)
  • Entwicklung von öffentlichen Programmen zur Erhöhungdes Engagements von Interessenten und potentiellen Unterstützern für die DFF-Sammlungen
  • Führungen, Archivgespräche, Einbindung in die Aktivitäten des DFF und seiner Projekte
  • Beantwortung der zahlreichen internen und externen Nutzungsanfragen an das Non-Film-Archiv bzw. deren Delegation innerhalb der Abteilung
  • Personalführung und -entwicklung
  • Management, Organisation, Administration und Budgetverantwortungin enger Absprache mit der Direktorin

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Digital Archives Summer School 2021

The Filmuni Summer School is organising the Digital Archive Summer School in cooperation with FIAF Cataloguing & Documentation Commission and the Deutsche Kinemathek. The Summer School is a 5-day (6-10 September), practice-oriented educational offer directed at staff members of audiovisual archives as well as any other interested person who are interested in enhancing their knowledge about digital environments and processes related to digital archives. The focus is “Data Literacy and Presentation strategies in Audiovisual Archives”.

The Summer School Digital Archives can take place on-site at the Film University Babelsberg Konrad Wolf this year. Since the Summer School has received many requests regarding online participation, they have decided to stream parts of the program for people who may not be able to travel due to the pandemic or its economic impact.

An overview of the preliminary program and which content will be available online can be found here.

Location: Film University Babelsberg KONRAD WOLF, Potsdam, Germany

Cost: 1195,- EUR (in-person participation)

Language: English

Application deadline: 15 August 2021 for online participation

 

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Open Call – Inspiration Forum LAB 2021/22

The Inspiration Forum LAB is an interdisciplinary research program by Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festival designed to provide a space where artists and scientists can meet and work together on creating research-based multimedia art projects. The aim is to combine the scientific and artistic language to find ways of expression that could communicate to audiences beyond the boundaries of each of these two worlds.

The project welcomes applicants from various fields (artists, film makers, architects, designers, social scientists, environmentalists, technology innovators, etc.) who want to ask fundamental questions about the predominant narratives we exchange about the world and our role in it. Similarly, it is encouraged the partecipation of those who are interested in a transdisciplinary and collaborative approach combining science, technology, and the arts. The deadline for applications is September 13, 2021.

Digitraining: Open call for European cultural heritage institutions

DigiTraining, Digital & Audiovisual Capacity Building for Accessible Heritage, a project co-funded by the European Commission under the Creative Europe Programme, has launched an Open Call for European cultural heritage institutions.

The digital shift in the cultural heritage sector is important but can be quite challenging: successful applicants will receive training and support in the process to innovate and integrate new technologies in their organisations. For some this means personalised and
tailor-made support and digital production services directly adapted to their needs and mission to facilitate accessibility to culture.

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6th (online) FIAF Winter School

This spring, for the 6th FIAF Winter School, FIAF offers a short training course aimed at professionals in FIAF archives and beyond, in collaboration with the Cinémathèque française and the Fondation Jérôme Seydoux-Pathé. The theme of the course, taught by experienced professionals from the sector, is “Programming Film Heritage“. This edition will take place as an online even over the course of four half days, on Thursday 25 and Friday 26 February, Monday 1 and Tuesday 2 March 2020, right before the start of the 2021 edition of “Toute la mémoire du monde“, the international festival of restored film hosted by the Cinémathèque française.

The programme of this edition of the FIAF Winter School is available in English and in French. Every participant will be asked to take an active part in the event by submitting programmes as part of the FIAF programming game before the Winter School.

FIAF has decided not to charge any fee for this online edition. The number of participants have however been limited to 50, as in previous years. The selection will be made on the basis of the online form the participants have to submit.

The deadline for validating the online form is Friday 5 February. Selected candidates will be notified by email by Thursday 11 February at the latest.

For more information, visit this page.

Film archives’ offer during the COVID-19 crisis: Part 1

ACE has decided to highlight the initiatives organised by its members during these difficult times, in which film archives have to reinvent themselves online. It’s in moments like these that we need culture, cinema, more than ever. After exploring the Italian film archives’ initiatives, now it is time to explore the francophone area’s offer.

  • LA CINÉMATHÈQUE FRANÇAISE offers on its website more than 800 videos that include cinema lessons from some of the biggest authors and actors, conferences and video-essays. It is also possible to read more than 500 articles, to discover the gems from its collection. To find out more, click on the following link: https://www.cinematheque.fr/decouvrir.html Since the cinema has been shut down since March, the Cinémathèque française has decided to open a movie theater named Henri, after the film archive’s founder Henri Langlois: a screening every evening at 20h30. To find out more, click on the following link: https://www.cinematheque.fr/henri/

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Digital Archive Summer School | 14-18 Sept. 2020

UPDATE (30/06/2020): due to the uncertain context of the Corona Pandemic, the Digital Archive Summer School has been postponed. The new date is 6-10 September 2021.

This summer, for the first time ever, Filmuniversität Babelsberg KONRAD WOLF will organise the Digital Archives Summer School in collaboration with the International Federation of Film Archives (FIAF) and Deutsche Kinemathek Berlin. It is a 5-day, practice-oriented educational offer directed at staff members of audiovisual archives who are interested in enhancing their knowledge about digital environments and processes.

This first edition focuses especially on the subject of data literacy and presentation strategies. Lectures, seminars and exercises will explore subjects such as conversion, digital preservation, storytelling and visualisation.

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Film:ReStored_05 — Call for Submissions

The festival “Film:ReStored”, an event of the Deutsche Kinemathek dedicated to film heritage in the difficult scenario of the digital age, has reached its fifth edition, which will take place from October 27 to November 1 at the Filmhaus in Berlin. Even though the festival has always concerned mainly German film heritage and domestic digitalization with the addition of some international guests, the fifth edition, thanks to its theme “A European Affair”, will have a decidedly European orientation. Preservation, restoration and access to film heritage are concerns common to all film archives and now it is time to develop a pan-European perspective on film heritage in the digital age.

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