Tagged with collections care
BLOG POST, 2 October 2019: Our Media Technician talks about the benefits of using digital technology with analogue - and why he loves the sound made by one inch video tape recorders.
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, 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, 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.
BLOG POST - 8 March 2019: Read our special IWD 2019 blog post and discover some of the documents relating to female artists we've found while we've been sorting our files.
Learn how a new colour grading system for working with archive film collections is enabling SWFTA prepare a huge selection of films for The Box's galleries.
by Lottie Clark, Art Curator We recently had Art UK at our offsite store to photograph, measure, weigh and research our sculpture collection. This work is part of a national project to document and record the sculpture held in public collections across the UK. The information will be able to view online from 2020. Read […]
by Ian Conday, Archives Assistant An archive is unique; it is a one-off. Hopefully this will be true for the move of the Plymouth and West Devon Record Office into The Box, Plymouth, in two years’ time. The geographic shift of premises, as an organisation, will be recorded by a singular change of post code […]
by Jo Clarke, Marketing and Communications Officer I went to our offsite store for the first time recently and was given a tour by our Registrar Nicki Thomas. I took a few snaps while she was showing me around which I thought I would share with you in this week’s post. Our works are stored […]