(Re)searching for archive gems – a half day workshop to introduce the basics of professional footage archive research, supported by the British Library.

We have a rich audiovisual archives overflowing with wonderful footage that illustrates our past and explains the present and in the future can help to make wonderful films and documentaries. How much is being missed by simply relying on Youtube? Learn from the experts how to dig out that unique footage and find gainful employment as a film researcher/archive producer.


  • The workflow
  • Sourcing content
  • Negotiating licences and rights clearance
  • Technical viewing and delivery options
  • Data logging for the edit
  • The paper trail

When: 20 June 2014

Where: British Library, Foyle Room, 96 Euston Rd, London, NW1 2DB

Click here for more information and to book.

Professional footage research – a half day introduction
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