Monthly Archives: October 2012

Emmerdale first to use DPP’s digital standard

Emmerdale first to use DPP’s digital standard  Emmerdale has become the first major production to adopt the Digital Production Partnership’s (DPP) new standards for the file-based delivery of programmes. ITV Studios is delivering HD episodes of the long-running soap in … Continue reading

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Activist Archivists and Digital Preservation

Activist Archivists and Digital Preservation  Day 3, Occupy Wall Street 2011 on Wikimedia by David Shankbone Over the past year, Howard Besser and Activist Archivists have been doing innovative work that extends beyond the technological aspects of digital preservation to … Continue reading

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Digitalization and distributed information storage for reliable digital preservation

Digitalization and distributed information storage for reliable digital preservation  The digitalization and storage of cultural inheritance elements is often expensive and cumbersome. We expect to confront the problem in a multi-technique approach allowing for cost-effective solutions for both the digitalization … Continue reading

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Identifying Threats to Successful Digital Preservation: the SPOT Model for Risk Assessment

Identifying Threats to Successful Digital Preservation: the SPOT Model for Risk Assessment  Abstract Developing a successful digital preservation strategy amounts to accounting for, and mitigating, the impact of various threats to the accessibility and usability of digital materials over time. … Continue reading

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Indie Filmmakers and the Digital Dilemma

Indie Filmmakers and the Digital Dilemma  The beauty of digital filmmaking — unlike celluloid, digital data lives forever. Right? Wrong. That fundamental misconception — held widely by independent filmmakers (and many of us, for that matter) — means that even … Continue reading

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Post firms in line for QC role

Post firms in line for QC role  UK broadcasters are considering an overhaul of programme delivery guidelines that could lead to post houses taking over ultimate responsibility for the quality control (QC) process.   Broadcast understands the Digital Production Partnership … Continue reading

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BBC working on music equivalent of iPlayer

BBC working on music equivalent of iPlayer  The BBC is working on a music equivalent of its iPlayer catch-up service, The Daily Telegraph can disclose The service, dubbed Playlister, will give licence-fee payers free access to hundreds of thousands of … Continue reading

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