Monthly Archives: July 2015

Million minutes of archive film footage goes online

Million minutes of archive film footage goes online A million minutes of archive film footage has gone online, much of it not seen for 50 years. The videos from Associated Press paint a picture of London’s changing landscape and culture. … Continue reading

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The International Olympic Committee Just Rescued Its Priceless Video Archive

The International Olympic Committee Just Rescued Its Priceless Video Archive Seven years and 100,000 hours of work later, the IOC’s archive has been digitized and preserved In a time of ever-changing formats and a glut of unforgettable footage, archival preservation … Continue reading

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Is SnapChat-style digital decay on the rise – and should it be welcomed?

Is SnapChat-style digital decay on the rise – and should it be welcomed? Data is everywhere. While your photos, documents and emails for the last two decades are probably archived and accessible somewhere, your tweets, social media updates, instant messages … Continue reading

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Yale project preserving Benny Goodman film and audio

Yale project preserving Benny Goodman film and audio NEW HAVEN >> Benny Goodman fans three centuries from now will be able to watch the “King of Swing” do his thing on classics such as “Sing, Sing, Sing,” at least if … Continue reading

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Learning How to Take VHS Tapes and Archive Their Content

Learning How to Take VHS Tapes and Archive Their Content VHS tapes were everywhere for a long period of time, and now they have become hopelessly obsolete technology. However, the people who taped things off the television back in the … Continue reading

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Find Archive Film Footage Of Your Postcode

Find Archive Film Footage Of Your Postcode As part of its current Britain on Film season, the BFI has produced an interactive ‘film map’ that allows you to search for archive videos made in your local area. Tap in your postcode … Continue reading

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