19-23 September 2016
Various locations in and around London, UK
FOCAL INTERNATIONAL FOOTAGE CPD WEEK
(CPD – Continuing Personal Development - Formerly Annual Footage Training Week)
19th – 23rd September 2016
Various locations in and around London, UK
Language spoken: English
Registration for the whole Week £850+VAT – Early Bird (£900+VAT from 15th August 2016)
Ticket Price includes:
- Visits/Tours (Imperial War Museum; Cinema Museum; Pinewood Studios; BBC Television Centre; Regent Street Cinema; Associated Press; Sky News plus more)
- Copyright and Archive Forum
- Archive Researchers Conference
- Networking event
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Monday 19st September AN INTRODUCTION TO FILM & VIDEO TECHNOLOGY
IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUMS
All Saints Annexe
(Nearest Tube: Elephant & Castle)
0930 Welcome and introduction to the week of events by Sue Malden, Chair, FOCAL International, Anne Johnson, Commercial Manager, FOCAL International
1000-1700 David Walsh, Head of Digital Collections, Imperial War Museums and Head of the International Federation of Film Archives (FIAF) Technical Commission.
Media from 1896 to the present day, David Walsh will provide an overview of the development of the moving image from early experiments to current digital technology. Delegates will learn about the history, technology and production processes for both film and video, as well as the various film and video formats which have been used over the years. The session will investigate the implications this scope and variety of formats has for collection management and the retention and preservation of master materials.
Delegates will learn about the restoration process including colour, grain, speed and audio and the advances in technology which have made ever more sophisticated work possible.
Bringing this journey up to date, delegates will explore digital developments in moving image and how this will impact upon production, retention and access in the future.
There will also be practical exercises handling formats of film with some associated equipment will be available.
1700 approx. Walk to the Cinema Museum
2 Renfrew Road
London SE11 4TH
1800-2000 Visit to the Cinema Museum and demonstrations of historical equipment and preview of The Uniform Exhibition, followed by refreshments. Our host Martin Humphries, Director will be available for Q&A (www.cinemamuseum.org.uk)
Tuesday 20th September
0815 approx. Coach to pick up and travel to Pinewood Studios
Pick up venue to be confirmed
RESTORATION IN ACTION at Pinewood Studios
0930-1000 Arrive Pinewood Studios, Pinewood Post Production
Welcome and overview of the restoration work within the Pinewood Group.
1000-1200 Delegates will gain an understanding of the preservation, access and digitisation workflow.
This will be followed by an exclusive tour of the famous Pinewood Studios.
Darren Woolfson, Group Director of Technology
James Doyle, DCS Sales Executive
Patrick Wilbraham, Technical Operations Manager
Jon Mann, Film Archive Restoration Manager
1200-1245 Lunch and discussions
1245-1400 Travel to BBC Worldwide, Television Centre
1400-1415 Welcome to BBC Motion Gallery/Getty Images
Chris Hulse, Head of BBC Motion Gallery
Robin James, Sales Manager UK & Eire
Why BBC Worldwide entered into a partnership with Getty Images. The roles/responsibilities of each business. The challenges of integrating a primarily offline Archive into an online portfolio collection. (Chris Hulse/Robin James)
1445-1530 End to end clip sales process
Who uses our footage and how? The commercial process from footage request through to delivery of master material. Including examples of clip usage. (Chris Hulse/Robin James)
1530-1600 Afternoon tea
1600-1700 The evolution of archive research
How have research processes evolved? What has been the impact on the role of the researcher? What could the future bring? (Nicola Corbett/Corky Balch)
Wednesday 21st and Thursday 22nd September 2016
Venues Westminster University and Regent Street Cinema, Regent Street, London W1
RESEARCHING FOOTAGE AND CONTENT CONFERENCE
COPYRIGHT AND ARCHIVE FORUM
TWO DAY CONFERENCE - FROM CAPTURE OF CONTENT TO SELL THROUGH AND USEAGE OF FOOTAGE AND CONTENT
End to end Research
Music and Sports rights, Third Party rights, Orphan Works, as related to the use of Footage and Content in all forms of Production
UK and International Copyright Law
Without the practitioners to mine and find those precious images, everyone will see the same ‘old’ images – understand the workflow of Archive Producers and Researchers
Restoration and preservation – there are thousands of feet of footage in all forms of storage, but how can you protect and save it for future generations
How to make footage content held in production companies from reels in boxes through to file-based content useful.
Open to film and television producers, researchers, archive producers, production managers, facility companies, metadata companies and all users of footage and content on all moving picture platforms
THIS 2 DAY EVENT IS A MUST FOR THOSE WANTING A BETTER UNDERSTANDING OF THE PROCESSES REQUIRED WHEN USING FOOTAGE AND CONTENT; THIRD PARTY AND COPYRIGHT LAW; MONITISATION OF FOOTAGE AND LOOKING AT THE SYSTEMS TO EXPLOIT AND MANAGE OBSOLETE MATERIAL
Friday 23rd September
DIGITAL VIDEO MANAGEMENT IN A NEWS AGENCY : BREAKING NEWS TO ARCHIVE
1000 Welcome and introduction – How does a news agency manage video content, the importance of metadata in production and archiving, bringing together content management processes
1100-1115 Morning Coffee
1115-1200 AP Archive’s business and initiatives – including social media channels and our archive platform
1200 Tour and overview of AP’s video operations
1230 Travel to SKY News, Isleworth
1330 Arrive and Lunch at SKY News
Centaurs Business Park, Grant Way
Isleworth, TW7 5QD
1400 Welcome by Raelene Rawlings, Footage Sales & Acquisitions Manager
Raelene and her staff will explain how footage is gathered, archived and retrieved in the fast-paced, 24 hour news environment.
NEWSROOM WORKFLOW – Audrey Heaton, Head of Sky News Archive
From the field to archive
MEDIA MANAGEMENT – John Serafini, Senior Picture Researcher
An Editorial Take on Media Management
DOCUMENTARY RESEARCH – Susannah Owen, Archive Producer
Documentary clearance & workflows in a 24 Hour News Environment
INGEST TO SALES – Matt Reynolds, Senior Picture Researcher
From Receiving Footage to Licensing - the News Archive Workflow
1730 Close and Travel back to London by public transport
(SKY News has courtesy buses to public transport.)
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We are delighted to announce that Creative Skillset are supporting this event and there are at least 5 grants available for UK residents. Please contact the FOCAL International office for more information.