The Winter School programme is interspersed with guest talks by specialists who showcase what kind of policy decisions they made for their organizations. We live-stream these talks in webinar form and have made video registrations of earlier sessions available for free.

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Webinars Winter School 2020

The 2020 guest speakers are Lucy Wales (BFI National Archive’s), Jonás  Svatoš (Digital Laboratory in Národní filmový archiv) and Marjolein Steeman (Beeld & Geluid).

The webinars will be live-streamed on 14, 15 en 16 January and can also be watched here after the Winter School is finished. You'll receive the link to join the webinar in your mail or access the webinars here below. 

Webinars Winter School 2019

The 2019 guest speakers were Kevin Lutz (Austrian Film Museum), Merle Friedrich (German National Library of Science and Technology) and Alessandra Luciano (Centre National de l’Audiovisuel, Luxembourg). 

Kevin Lutz (Austrian Film Museum)

Kevin Lutz, co-head of the film collection of the Austrian Film Museum, talked about the development of a digital strategy for the future of the museum.

Alessandra Luciano (Centre National de l'Audiovisuel, Luxembourg)

Alessandra Luciano, Lead Film Archivist & Collection Manager at the Centre National de l'Audiovisuel (CNA), talked about CNA’s digital preservation and access strategy and the collection policy.

Merle Friedrich (German National Library of Science and Technology)

Merle Friedrich, Digital Preservation Team Member at the German National Library of Science and Technology (TIB), talked about the quality control of the technical parameters used in the digitization of analogue AV holdings and the ingest of digitized objects into TIB's digital archive. 

Webinars Winter School 2018

The 2018 guest speakers were Bojan Kosi (RTV Slovenija's Mediateka), Eva Verdoodt (VIAA) and Anne Gant (EYE Filmmuseum).

Bojan Kosi (RTV Slovenija's Mediateka)

Bojan Kosi talked about AV digitization projects in Mediateka at RTV Slovenija, including planning, managing workflows, media formats for long-term preservation and metadata.

Eva Verdoodt (VIAA)

Eva Verdoodt gave an insight into how VIAA handles sustainable durability. The focus of her presentation was scalability, transparency and controlling processes and the underlying systems.

Anne Gant (EYE Filmmuseum)

Anne Gant presented EYE Filmmuseum’s current strategies for archiving digital films, including some observations, anecdotes, cautionary tales and advice.

Webinars Winter School 2017

Yvonne Ng (WITNESS), Patricia Falcão (TATE) and Josefien Schuurman (Beeld & Geluid) were the guest speakers of the Winter School 2017.

Yvonne Ng

Yvonne Ng (WITNESS)

Yvonne Ng from the Brooklyn-based human rights organization WITNESS discussed the preservation strategies the organization has implemented for its 25-year archive of human rights video filmed by activists around the globe, and how it has been sharing its lessons with a wider human rights community via workshops and training materials.

Patricia Falcão

Patricia Falcão (TATE)

Patricia Falcão from the TATE in London discussed the complexity of conserving digital art works and video art and the steps that the museum has historically taken to mitigate the risks that come with it; and is now adapting those to file-based media.

Josefien Schuurman

Josefien Schuurman (Beeld & Geluid)

Josefien Schuurman (Netherlands Institute for Sound & Vision) talked about how the institute developed a Preservation Policy and is optimizing its preservation processes continuously.