NFSA to workshop ideas in upcoming national tour

09 October, 2014 by Press Release

The National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA) is inviting supporters and industry stakeholders to participate in a series of upcoming workshops, focusing on specific aspects of the NFSA's activities and programs.

The workshops will take place around Australia from October to December. Key NFSA staff will be part of these sessions.

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This is the second stage of the NFSA’s public consultation process, following the series of presentations in July, where CEO Michael Loebenstein introduced the organisation’s Draft Strategic Plan 2014-17.

Based on the feedback received during the presentations, as well as online, specific themes have been allocated to the upcoming workshops, addressing select topics raised in each city.

Those interested in attending one or more of these workshops should RSVP to rsvp@nfsa.gov.au. Please provide name, contact details, and session you are attending.

NFSA: WHERE WE ARE HEADING WORKSHOPS

All sessions 9:30am-12:30pm

 20 October – Adelaide
.28 October – Brisbane
 13 November – Melbourne
.25 November – Perth
 3 December – Canberra
 4 December – Sydney

 

NFSA: WHERE WE ARE HEADING WORKSHOPS

 

All sessions 9:30am-12:30pm

 

. 20 October – Adelaide

. 28 October – Brisbane

. 13 November – Melbourne

. 25 November – Perth

. 3 December – Canberra

. 4 December – Sydney


 

ADELAIDE, Monday 20 October

 

Themes


Greater accessibility:

 

. How do you want to access your national audiovisual collection?

 Discoverability and “fit for purpose” platforms.

. Do State Library access centres serve their purpose? How valuable isa physical presence for the NFSA in the age of online access?

 

Screen culture:

 

-How can the NFSA support a vibrant screen culture in South Australia, and beyond?

 

. Best practice access and outreach model – Is it going to beonline? Film societies/screen lending collection? Or a focus onfestivals?

 

 

Non-government sources of funding:

 

. What kind of support or subscription could the NFSA launch that you / your family / friends / neighbours would want to be a part of?

 

 

BRISBANE, Tuesday 28 October

 

Themes

 

Greater accessibility:

 

. How do you want to access your national audiovisual collection?

Discoverability and “fit for purpose” platforms.

Outreach activities:

. What would our public programs in Queensland ideally look like?

 

Non-government sources of funding:

 

. What kind of support or subscription could the NFSA launch that you / your family / friends / neighbours would want to be a part of?

 

 

MELBOURNE, Thursday 13 November

 


Themes

 

Greater accessibility:

 

. How do you want to access your national audiovisual collection?

Discoverability and “fit for purpose” platforms.

. Do people understand the difference between ACMI and NFSA?

Does the state access centre partnership confuse the market?

 Screen culture:

 

. How can the NFSA support a vibrant screen culture in Victoria,and beyond?

. Best practice access and outreach model – Is it going to be online? Film societies/screen lending collection? Or a focus on ACMI and festivals?

 

Non-government sources of funding:


. What kind of support or subscription could the NFSA launch that you / your family / friends / neighbours would want to be a part of?

 

 

PERTH, Tuesday 25 November

 

Themes


Greater accessibility:

 

. How do you want to access your national audiovisual collection?

Discoverability and “fit for purpose” platforms.

. Do State Library access centres serve their purpose? How valuable is a physical presence for the NFSA in the age of onlineaccess?

Outreach activities:

 . What would our public programs in Western Australia ideally look like?

 

Non-government sources of funding:

 

. What kind of support or subscription could the NFSA launch that you / your family / friends / neighbours would want to be a partof?

 

 

CANBERRA, Wednesday 3 December

 

Themes

Greater accessibility:

 

. How do you want to access your national audiovisual collection?

Discoverability and “fit for purpose” platforms.

. What would an ideal ACT/regional access centre look like?

. If you could reinvent the NFSA’s presence in the ACT – what would it look like?

 

 Non-government sources of funding:

 . What kind of support or subscription could the NFSA launch that you / your family / friends / neighbours would want to be a part of?

 

Volunteer program:

 

. What could an NFSA volunteer program do? What would it take to get you involved?

 

 

SYDNEY, Thursday 4 December

 

Themes

 

Non-government sources of funding:

 

. What kind of support or subscription could the NFSA launch that you / your family / friends / neighbours would want to be a part of?

 

 

Footage sales:

 

. The NFSA is caught between the need for cost recovery/profit from footage sales, and our aspiration as the “Creator’s Archive” to support new production. What model of footage licensing can you imagine or have you seen work to bridge this gap?

 

 

Greater accessibility:

 

. If you could reinvent the NFSA’s presence in New South Wales –what would it look like?

. Discoverability and “fit for purpose” platforms.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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