Hey all. Kids’ Science Challenge is looking for a video logger – budget and amount of work is negotiable.
Check out http://www.kidsciencechallenge.com/ and email me with a quick note about your rate and qualifications if you’re interested/available. I will put you in touch with the right person.
PS: If you don’t know what a video logger is, this job is probably not for you.
Valuable workshop on file digitization offered at Bay Area Video Coalition on June 7. BAVC is a great organization and the workshop price is pretty reasonable for this important info. Details below.
Independent Media Arts Preservation (IMAP)
Presents a Workshop on Digital Preservation for Video
Monday, June 7, 2010
10 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
at Bay Area Video Coaltion (BAVC) in San Francisco, CA
If content on analog videotape is to survive for the long term, the tapes must be digitized–moved from the unstable magnetic media on which the content is currently held, into the digital realm where–in theory–they can be preserved indefinitely and migrated forward as files rather than physical objects.
Digitization, however, means more than simply selecting a destination file format. It requires a series of decisions that will determine the long-term viability of files created–and thus of the valuable video content. Workshop topics include: basic digital file creation, preservation and access file formats and codecs, software, storage and trusted digital repositories, workflows for digitization, and technical and preservation metadata. In addition, participants will examine case studies of small and large-scale digitization projects in order to understand real-world applications of principles introduced in the workshop.
Presenter: Linda Tadic consults and lectures in areas of digital asset management, audiovisual and digital preservation, and metadata. She is Executive Director of the Audiovisual Archive Network (www.archivenetwork.org), and an adjunct professor in New York University’s Moving Image Archiving and Preservation graduate degree program, teaching two core courses: Collection Management, and Access to Moving Image Collections. Ms. Tadic’s over 25 years experience working with and managing audiovisual, digital, and broadcasting collections includes the positions of Manager of the Digital Library at Home Box Office (HBO), and Director of the Media Archives and Peabody Awards Collection at the University of Georgia. She is the past Director of Operations for ARTstor.
Bay Area Video Coalition
2727 Mariposa Street, 2nd Floor
San Francisco CA 94110
Workshop fee and registration:
$100 IMAP and BAVC members
$50 artists and students
Pre-payment is required with registration. Space is limited.
IMAP programs are supported, in part, by the National Endowment for the Arts, the New York State Council on the Arts, and from individual contributions.
Fun and creative contest. Check it out! -Mia _______________________________________
The Missouri Review’s Audio & Video Contest 2009 Postmark Deadline: January 16, 2010
Audio/Voice-Only Literature If you have a short story, a piece of creative nonfiction, narrative essay or poetry that you think worthy of recording, enter this category. All literary genres are considered. Pieces in this category can be solely author-read or contain other tracks of sound, voice and/or recorded interviews. Entries are judged on literary merit, technical proficiency and, most importantly, how the author uses audio media to futher the literary strength of his or her piece. Note: Poets may enter one or more poems as a single entry as long as the total recorded time does not exceed the 10-minute limit. We encourage writers and producers to make innovative use of recording technology as a means of furthering their literary craft.
Time: 10 minutes or less. First Prize: $1,500 Second prize: $500