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Joint IASA-BAAC conference in Vilnius, Lithuania read more

Welcome to the 44th IASA (International Association of Sound and Audiovisual Archives) Annual Conference, held jointly with the BAAC (Baltic Audiovisual Archival Council) 10th Annual Conference. Vilnius, Lithuania, Sunday 6th - Thursday 10th October 2013
BAAC annual conference 2012 report read more

For the BAAC board, the conference started already the evening before the actual conference, with a meeting on premises of the Finnish Jazz & Pop Archive.
BAAC Board meeting in Helsinki read more

BAAC Board meeting was held in Helsinki, Finland on 13 April at the Finnish National Audiovisual Archive (KAVA).
BAAC at International Conference "ExCHange for a challenge" read more

BAAC was invited to present its position in session „Public Awareness on Audiovisual Art Works Conservation“ at the International Conference "ExCHange for a challenge" in higher education for restoration, conservation and risk management of works of art, in Kocaeli (Turkey) 1-3 March 2012.
BAAC conference 2011 in Tallinn read more

This years’ conference was jointly organized by BAAC and Estonian Film archives, and hosted by the Estonian National library in Tallinn.
BAAC statement on the Orphan Works directive read more

At its annual meeting in Tallinn on October 6, 2011, BAAC has adopted the following statement.
IASA conference 2011 read more

The 42nd IASA conference was held in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, and its theme concerned digital decision making in sound and audiovisual collections.
SOIMA 2011 course read more

Nineteen participants from 15 different countries have assembled in Riga, Latvia to participate in the third international course of the SOIMA programme.
Film archives showcase their collections: The European Film Gateway is online read more

After nearly three years of preparation and development, the European Film Gateway – EFG – http://www.europeanfilmgateway.eu is now online. The Internet portal to the digital collections of European film archives and cinémathèques offers free access to currently about 400,000 digital videos, photos, film posters and text materials. By September, the number of digital items will increase to 600,000 from 16 film archives.
SOIMA 2011 Course design meeting read more

SOIMA 2011 Course design meeting was held in Vilnius, at Lithuanian Central State Archive, 16-18 March 2011
First colour footage of Estonia found in Canada read more

TORONTO, ONTARIO - Two historically significant films, believed to be the first ever colour footage shot in Estonia in 1939, have been discovered in Canada by documentary filmmaker Marcus Kolga.
BAAC annual conference 2010 report read more

The formal title of the conference was: "Back to analogue: preserving audiovisual resources for digitalisation and posterity ". The programme committee addressed the level of development and progress in the field of digitalisation of audiovisual archives in the Baltic countries.
FOTIS - news from Estonia read more

Estonian Film Archives launches online photo database
SOIMA training in India read more

Report about SOIMA (Sound and Image Collections Conservation) Programme course, organized under initiative of ICCROM, 16 November - 11 December, 2009, India
The Fourth International Seminar of Sound and Audiovisual Files in Mexico, November 2009 read more

Report from Seminar by Tedd Urnes
Back in Vilnius! read more

A personal report on the BAAC Annual Conference 2009, By Lasse Nilsson, SVT
40th IASA Conference read more

Annual IASA conference 2009 was held in Athens, Greece. BAAC report was presented at the General assembly.
Meeting-seminar with the President of International Council on Archives read more

BAAC was taking a part in the professional meeting organized by Latvian National Commission for UNESCO at Ministry of Foreign affairs of the republic of Latvia, 31 August in Riga.
Mapping and Preservation of the Audiovisual Heritage of the Baltic Diaspora in Sweden read more

Tedd's Urnes report about the joint BAAC and Balthernet seminar in Stockholm, 24 April 2009
BAAC professional visit to SRF and National Library of Sweden read more

The professional BAAC Broadcasters’ working group visit and meeting to SRF was organized by the BAAC with the aim of learning more about the implemented digitization activities and policies within the institution.
Impressions of Tartu– A city in Estonia and the BAAC Conference 2008: ”Transformation as Stability: Audiovisual archives in the Era of new Media”. read more

It has developed into a tradition that the papers and documents presented at a BAAC event you find at the website also is completed by a more personal reflection on the programme, the venue and the event as a whole by a delegate.
The BAAC Board Meeting and Seminar in Riga April 18, 2008 read more

The BAAC board meeting, this time kindly hosted by the Latvian Institute of Literature, Folklore and Art, was of course, on this occasion, very much dedicated to finalizing the arrangements for the upcoming BAAC annual conference – this year in Estonian Tartu September 24-27.
Lithuanian Central State Archive - MIDAS partner read more

Since this year Lithuanian Central State Archive has been directly involved in the pilot action MIDAS – Moving Image Database for Access and Re-use of European film collections.
A mid-February BAAC Estonian working group meeting read more

Report on BAAC Estonian working group meeting at Estonian Literary
Museum in Tartu on 15th of February.
Award for Reet Harkmaa read more

At the end of 2007 Estonian Public Broadcasting awarded Reet Harkmaa for a
longtime professional service in the Estonian Television news archives.
BAAC Estonian members group visit to Finland read more

Professional tour to some of Finnish institutions involved in digitizing the cultural heritage.
Building an Archive for the future read more

It seems to be a human instinct all the way, since we lived in caves, to collect and organize the collections. In addition, the human race through history always seems to be eager to help the young generation to understand and predict the future, by teaching them the history of the past.
BAAC Lithuanian working group met at the Ministry of Culture of Lithuania read more

Lithuanian working group meets secretary of the Ministry of Culture of Lithuania on occasion of UNESCO world day of audiovisual heritage.
BAAC Board meeting and seminar in Tallinn - June 4-5, 2007 read more

The fifth Board meeting and seminar concurred with changes in Estonian Television
BAAC in Vilnius - February 13-14, 2007 read more

The first travelling mini-seminar organized at Lithuanian Television
Media archeology in Vilnius read more

BAACs first media expedition in the forest close to the city of Vilnius
Estonians met at the Kumu Art Museum on December 13, 2006 read more

Report on BAAC Estonian working group meeting
Estonian working group met in Tallinn on October 24, 2006 read more

Report on BAAC Estonian working group meeting
BAAC Riga 2006 - a steady exchange of experiences and opportunities read more

BAAC at 2006 IASA Annual Conference read more

The place and time for the 2007 IASA annual conference were finally approved during this years IASA conference “Between Memory and Oblivion”.
BAAC Board meeting in Riga July 4, 2006 read more

Report on BAAC meeting.
BAAC Board Meeting in Stockholm,
March 21, 2006
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Report shortly describes how BAAC was established
Meeting in April 2005 read more

Riga revisited - personal impressions by
Lasse Nilsson

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