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Puttnam to Deliver Keynote Speech at FOCAL's Dublin Seminar

1 July 2010

The FOCAL International Dublin Seminar

- The Business of archives -

Friday 15 Oct 08:30 – 17:30, Dublin Castle, Dublin, Ireland


The FOCAL International Seminar - The Business of Archives

Date and Time: Friday 15 Oct 08:30 – 17:30

Location – Dublin Castle

Theme: Business models. Marketing and Branding - covering production and financial issues impacting on archives.

08:30 –09:30: Registration/coffee

09:30 Introduction – Sue Malden, Chair of FOCAL International

09:45 Keynote speech – Lord Puttnam of Queensgate

10:15-11:30 Archive business models

How a business is set up – Matt White – Corporation for Public Broadcasting
How the business models must change - Kevin Schaff – Thought Equity, Jean-Luc Vernhet – Ina, Harriet Bridgeman and David Bickers – Bridgeman Art Library
11:30-11:45 Coffee

11:45-13:00 New markets, new platforms and new opportunities for archives – Josh Rucci -Getty Images, Paul Maidment – BBC Motion Gallery, Stephan Bleek – Framepool

13:00-14:00 Lunch

14:00-15:00 Production Use of Archives:

Debate with producers, broadcasters, distributors and archives:

Alex Sutherland Freelance Executive producer, Richard Melman – ex Commissioner, AETN, Steve Carson - RTE, Liz Lavery – On-Music and Razib Catterjee – RTE


The Broadcasters Commissioning process
The business challenges
Partnership /Coproduction ideas
15:00-15:30 Coffee

15:30-17:00 Rights, orphan works, collective licensing, impact on the value of the back catalogue – Hubert Best – FOCAL International legal advisor and John King – Ivor Fitzpatrick & Co

17:00-17:30 FOCAL International Awards – categories and examples of entries – Julie Lewis and Anne Johnson

With full FIAT Conference Registration €250
Without full FIAT Conference Registration €250
*Registration Fee includes entry to the FIAT/IFTA World Conference Opening Cocktail

For more information: FOCAL International: +44 (0)20 3178 3535