2021 Training Courses


Intermediate Level

  • FFmpeg-Workshop on-line for Bundesarchiv-Filmarchiv in Berlin, Germany, on 23–24 February 2021 [de]
  • Weiterführender FFmpeg-Workshop: Audiovisuellen Dateien analysieren und bearbeiten, hosted by Memoriav on 20 May 2021 [de]
  • Atelier FFmpeg avancé: Analyser et transformer des fichiers audiovisuels, Memoriav, on 21 May 2021 [fr]
  • Open-Source Tools and Resources for Audio-Visual Archives at Elías Querejeta Zine Eskola in Donostia (San Sebastián), Spain, on 1–4 and 9 June 2021 [en]
  • On the Materiality of the Audio-Visual Heritage at the Elías Querejeta Zine Eskola in Donostia (San Sebastián), Spain, on 28 September–1 October or 5–8 October 2021 [en]
  • Digitale Archivierung im Wandel, hosted by Memoriav on 4 november 2021 [de]
  • Archivage numérique en mutation, hosted by Memoriav on 5 november 2021 [fr]
  • Medienkunst: Technologie und Erhaltungsstrategien III at the Akademie der bildenden Künste Wien in Vienna, Austria, on 1–3 December 2021 [de]


  • Lessons Learned from Thirty Years of IT Emulation, TBA [en]
  • TBA, “Digital Archives. Data Literacy and Presentation Strategies in Audiovisual Archives” at Filmuniversität Babelsberg Konrad Wolf, Germany, on 6–10 September 2021 [en]

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, TBA [en]


  • Despite the coronavirus pandemic, we were able to mentor online three colleagues, one scholar and two students.

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