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Calls for Proposals: Bastard Films & Comparative Literature

posted October 30, 2012

This detail from an illustration on the Bastard Films website provides a sense of the spirit of its gathering.

Going beyond the concept of the "orphan film" – films orphaned by their creators or caretakers – the Bastard Film Encounter will focus on films that are bastards: ill-conceived or received; embarrassing or beyond the bounds of acceptability; poor in conception or execution; undesirable to those who should be caring for them; and proof of something that should have never happened.

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Preserving the Interactive Telecommunications Program

posted October 20, 2012

Matthew Epler and colleagues were tasked with development ways to archive a large body of audiovisual and other material. Here is what he and Kate Watson said about the challenge in a presentation at IMAP’s Archiving the Arts: A symposium addressing preservation in the creative process approaches that took place on Saturday, 13 October 2012

Matthew Epler and Kate Watson were among presenters at Archiving the Arts: A symposium, a recent day-long event organized by Independent Media Arts Preservation, a New York-based service, education, and advocacy nonprofit organization that assists caretakers of collections of non-commercial electronic media. (See, an interview with IMAP director Jeff Martin.) Here is Epler and Watson’s

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AMIA Conference Registration is Open

posted September 25, 2012

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Registration is now open for the annual conference of the Association of Moving Image Archivists, the largest professional organization in the field. The convention offers sessions and workshops on varied topics, as well as an opportunity to network with colleagues and other interested parties including vendors of hardware and software associated with moving-image conservation, restoration,

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Jobs Jobs Jobs

posted September 20, 2012

The Association of Moving Image Archivists is looking for a managing editor for its journal, The Moving Image. The managing editor oversees all phases of the production process of two issues annually, coordinating with the editor-in-chief, book and film/DVD reviews editors, authors, the AMIA office, the copyeditors, and the University of Minnesota Press. The position

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European TV Memories

posted June 20, 2012

European TV Memories

CALL FOR PAPERS Journal of European Television History and Culture ‘European TV Memories’ Deadline: September 6 2012 The Journal of European Television History and Culture welcomes paper proposals for its third issue dedicated to “European TV Memories” and guest-edited by Jérôme Bourdon (Tel Aviv University) and Berber Hagedoorn (Utrecht University). The journal is the first peer-reviewed multi-media e-journal

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Final EUscreen Conference

posted June 20, 2012

Final EUscreen Conference

Television Heritage and the Web 13-14 September 2012 ELTE University, Budapest, Hungary EUscreen, the best-practice network for Europe’s television heritage, has announced its third and final international conference on Television Heritage and the Web. The programme consists of two workshops, a plenary session with keynotes, and case studies. Attendance is free but online registration is

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AMIA Conference Call for Proposals

posted May 7, 2012

The AMIA Conference Committee has extended the deadline for submissions for session and workshop proposals for the 2012 AMIA Conference in Seattle, WA. It is looking for a wide variety of topics, cutting-edge discussions of technology, and a balance of theory and practice, with emphases on new ideas and concepts that may stimulate additional interest,

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Call for Papers: Archiving the Arts symposium

posted April 24, 2012

The Association of Moving Image Archivists Student Chapter at New York University and Independent Media Arts Preservation invite submissions for a symposium titled Archiving the Arts: Addressing Preservation in the Creative Process, scheduled for October 13 2012 during Archives Week in New York City, organized by Archivists Round Table of Metropolitan New York. The symposium

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