Featured Discussion Topics

Data Storage Media and Digital Preservation: Today and The Future

Andrea Kalas sits down with Digital Bedrock CEO Linda Tadic to discuss potential solutions to a looming digital preservation calamity.

Introduction to the Genetic Archive

This essay presents a proposal for a new approach to motion picture archiving, saving only the minimal original elements and recipes for their reconstruction.

Interoperable Master Format (IMF)

IMF is a standardized structure and file format for the interchange, storage, and delivery of audiovisual masters.

Archivists Talk: How to Select Digital Assets for Preservation

In reviewing the Digital Dilemma, Steve Anastasi and Schawn Belston analyze the definition of digital preservation of motion pictures, then discuss the factors that impact what may or not be selected for preservation.

Total Cost of Ownership

Andrea Kalas, SVP of Asset Management at Paramount Pictures, shares lessons she has learned implementing new archival preservation standards.

DAM Los Angeles 2023

Conference devoted to The Art and Practice of Managing Digital Media: Real-world case studies, interactive panels, workshops, roundtables and tutorials.

2023 FIAF Congress

The next FIAF Congress will be hosted by the Filmoteca UNAM and will take place in Mexico City from 16-21 April 2023. The provisional title of the symposium is "Mujeres en la modernización de los archivos cinematográficos / Women in the Modernization of Film Archives."