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Archive Sector Enterprise Training (ASSET)
October 15, 2015
October 16, 2015
August 20, 2015
373-377 Clapham Road , London, SW9 9BT , United Kingdom

Digital Asset Management Module

The aim of the ASSET training course is to provide archive sector professionals with skills necessary to contribute to achieving the BFI Film Forever strategic priority ‘Unlocking the UK’s Film Heritage’. This course is created by KES International. The module will be taught by Pam Fisher, Head of Research and Development at BAFTA / Media Institute, UCL.

Indicative Topics for Module 1 of 5:

  • Goals for digital asset management / The future.
  • Assessing suppliers of digitisation and asset management services
  • Coding standards, metadata standards, file formats, migration between formats, understanding legacy formats and implications for the business.
  • Copyright protection standards, watermarking

The objectives of the course are:-

  • To strengthen business skills within the archive sector, particularly those necessary for monetising digital content.
  • To provide improved skills in digital asset management.

Course participants will have become better able to contribute towards wider access to the UK’s archive content and appreciate its value and potential. Businesses in which course participants work will be more resilient and able to grow through identifying and exploiting opportunities existing in digital archives.

Course participants will gain:-

  • business skills specifically applicable to the archive sector
  • an in-depth knowledge of current digital asset management techniques
  • an appreciation of commercial opportunities existing around the digitisation of archives
  • expertise on the monetisation of digital content

£200 Fee for module 1 includes:

  • 2 days training module
  • Welcome pack
  • Lunch at the London based Venue
  • Access to an online learning platform with detailed handouts, various training recordings, the presentations used etc.

This module is part of a course consisting of a number of two-day taught modules delivered by recognised experts in the field, between October 2015 and March 2016. Indicative module titles are as follows:-

  • Digital Asset Management
  • Business skills applicable to the Archive Sector
  • Intellectual Property Rights for Moving Image Archives
  • Monetising Digital Content
  • The Transition to Digital Media
  • Employability Skills for a Career in the Archive Sector

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Queen Mary - University of London
Arts & Humanities Research Council
European Union
London Fusion

Creativeworks London is one of four Knowledge Exchange Hubs for the Creative Economy funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) to develop strategic partnerships with creative businesses and cultural organisations, to strengthen and diversify their collaborative research activities and increase the number of arts and humanities researchers actively engaged in research-based knowledge exchange.