BLOG POST - 21 August 2019: A chance enquiry from a researcher in New Zealand has led us to brilliant discovery about a painting in our collections by an artist called Edwin Harris (1806-1895).
BLOG POST, 7 August 2019: Our Media Technician takes a detailed look at different film types and how they're digitised at the South West Film and Television Archive.
BLOG POST, 17 July 2019: Staff are labelling the shelving in The Box’s archive store. Find out more about this practical, essential process that will help us provide access to the collections once we're open in 2020.
BLOG POST, 3 July 2019: In 2015 we joined forces with the University of Plymouth to develop the MA Archival Practice – a one-year programme aimed at equipping the next generation of archivists with the skills and knowledge that will help their careers. Hear from two of the staff who’ve devised and delivered the programme.
BLOG POST, 19 June 2019: Find out more about the ground breaking 'Disabled Britain on Film' collection that was launched earlier this year by the BFI and includes content from the South West Film and Television Archive.
BLOG POST, 5 June 2019: Learn about the work some of our Collections Team have recently been doing at Port Eliot to safely remove some paintings from the House before major restoration work takes place.
BLOG POST, 15 May 2019: Find out about the work that one of our Collections Assistants has recently been carrying out on our fantastic Harmsworth Collection of art, bone and ship models.
BLOG POST, 24 April 2019: Learn about the challenges and options our Media Technician encounters when he's dealing with the different frame rates in our amateur film collection.