c/o INA, Department of Rights and Archives
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The International Federation of Television Archives (FIAT/IFTA) is a professional association established to provide a means for co-operation amongst television archives, multimedia and audiovisual archives and libraries concerned with the collection, preservation and exploitation of moving image and recorded sound materials and associated documentation- still image and other materials.
FIAT/IFTA objectives are:
Key areas of professional concern are preservation; migration policies to the digital environment: metadata, cataloguing and documentation; media management, provision for access to archived materials; commercial exploitation of these archives; encouragement of audiovisual production based on archives; addressing of related issues such as Rights and Intellectual Property Rights.
Each year, FIAT/IFTA gives Awards for the best use of audiovisual archive material in a television programme or a multimedia product.