2021 Training Courses


Beginner Level

Intermediate Level


  • Lessons Learned from Thirty Years of IT Emulation, on 27 August 2021 [en]
  • Digital Archives and Data Maintenance and Open-Source Tools and Resources, “Digital Archives. Data Literacy and Presentation Strategies in Audiovisual Archives” at Filmuniversität Babelsberg Konrad Wolf, Germany, on 6–10 September 2021 [en]
  • On Audio-Visual File Formats, “Biennial Audio-Visual Archival Summer School (BAVASS)”, online, hosted by FIAF, on 20 September – 1 October 2021 [en]
  • Digitale Archivierung von Video und Film / Archivage numérique de la vidéo et du film, MAS/CAS ALIS at Universität Bern on 12 November 2021 [de fr]

Short Talks

  • Preparing the migration from LTO-6 to LTO-8, on 22 January 2021 [en]
  • Why not open-source hardware? A do-it-yourself LTO cartridge library, on 5 March 2021 [en]
  • How to keep running Flash after 2020-12-31, on 19 March 2021 [en]
  • The MovIm video codec, on 20 August 2021 [en]


  • Despite the coronavirus pandemic, we were able to mentor online three colleagues, one scholar and two students. In addition, we were pleased to welcome one colleague and one student.

Patronage of the Arts and the Sciences

  • AMIA, the Association of Moving Image Archivists
  • FIAF, the International Federation of Film Archives
  • IASA, the International Association of Sound and Audiovisual Archives
  • Open Isn’t Enough (= “No Time to Wait 5”) at the Nederlands Instituut voor Beeld en Geluid in Hilversum, Netherlands, on 8–10 December 2021