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Millions of hours of film, television and radio are at Risk!

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Millions of hours of film, television and sound are at Risk!

Worn by time, eaten away by acidity, victims of wars, dictatorships, natural disasters, or lack of investment the audiovisual archives of humanity are in jeopardy. No country, even the most advanced in terms of digitization and conservation, will escape this risk of destruction.

We cannot resign ourselves to losing entire volumes of the worldwide audiovisual heritage and endangering the cause of preservation of the world’s cultural identities. It is imperative to ensure that the world’s population is able to transmit their audiovisual memory to future generations.

Success Stories.

  • Declaration

    CCAAA’s New Declaration

    On the occasion of the 2015 World Day for Audiovisual Heritage, the Co-ordinating Council of Audiovisual Archives Associations (CCAAA) adopted a new Declaration regarding the Safeguarding of Endangere

  • AAR Dublin

    2016 Archiving Tomorrow Conference

    1 Jun 2016 to 3 Jun 2016 Dublin, Ireland #AARCon Archiving Tomorrow – Archives at Risk 2016 1-3 June 2016 Royal Irish Academy, Dublin, Ireland We are proud to present ‘Archives at RiskR

  • save ur archive

    FIAT/IFTA launches “Save your Archive”

    “Save your Archive” is a program designed to help saving endangered audiovisual collections. The ambition is to save the world audiovisual heritage, starting with a few collections. The “Save yo

  • Understanding Aggression

    The twentieth century of health on film

    By nature, medical film and video footage is a kind of ‘hidden cinema’ – made for and shared among medical professionals, such as doctors, dentists, surgeons, anaesthetists and obstetricians in