South East Asia-Pacific Audio Visual Archive Association Honors

The South East Asia-Pacific Audio Visual Archive Association (SEAPAVAA) has appointed its founding Fellows, to honor exceptional service and achievements in audiovisual archiving in the region.

Named as fellows on July 19, 2010 – with conferral scheduled for August 3, 2010 during the 14th SEAPAVAA conference and general assembly at the Bangkok Arts and Culture Centre in Bangkok, Thailand, where fellows will deliver Master Lectures with the theme, “Community Building for Collaborative Actions” – were: SEAPAVAA founder Ray Edmondson; International Federation of Film Archives (FIAF) current president Hisashi Okajima; inventor of Samma (System for the Automated Migration of Media Assets), Jim Lindner; and Sinematek Indonesia founder Misbach Yusabiran.

SEAPAVAA will also honor Edmondson with a Lifetime Achievement Award, a recognition that was first given to Yusabiran in 1997.

To read the more about the honorees, go to That is also where you can register for the 14th SEAPAVAA Conference, by July 24, 2010.

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