Conference – Screening the Future 2012: Play, Pause and Press Forward, May 21-23, LA

Screening the Future 2012: Play, Pause and Press Forward

May 21-23, Los Angeles

Organized by the PrestoCentre Foundation in collaboration with the University of Southern California Shoah Foundation Institute and Digital Repository.

The Screening the Future conference serves the global community of stakeholders who keep audiovisual content alive. This annual international conference brings together more than 250 leading archivists, production companies, filmmakers, TV producers, CTOs, scientists, vendors, strategists, funders and policy makers, developing solutions to the most urgent questions facing audiovisual repositories. With Play, Pause and Press Forward as the theme of this year’s conference, we explore: the current status of audiovisual archives; the main challenges that archives and producers face in terms of IT, institutional position, and changes in use and market; and their future readiness.

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CFP: International conference, Flashbacks – Nostalgic Media and mediated forms of nostalgia, 13-14 September 2012

Call for papers – International Conference
Flashbacks – Nostalgic Media and mediated forms of nostalgia
13-14 September 2012
Institute of Communication, Media and Journalism studies
University of Geneva – Faculty of Economic and Social Sciences – Department of Sociology

Deadline for proposals: May 6, 2012

Send abstracts of max. 500 words, bibliography and biographical statement to:

Confirmed speakers: Prof. Daniel Dayan, Prof. Ute Holl, Prof. Andrew Hoskins

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