- Association of Moving Image Archivists
The Association of Moving Image Archivists
is an international professional association established to advance
the field of moving image archiving by fostering cooperation among individuals
and organizations concerned with the acquisition, preservation, description,
exhibition and use of moving image materials.
- Association for Recorded Sound Collections
in 1966, ARSC is a nonprofit organization dedicated
to the preservation and study of sound recordings, in all genres of
music and speech, in all formats, and from all periods.
ARSC is unique in bringing together
private individuals and institutional professionals - anyone with an
interest in recorded sound.
- International Federation of Film Archives
International Federation of Film Archives brings together institutions
dedicated to rescuing films both as cultural heritage and as historical
documents. FIAF is a collaborative association of the world's
leading film archives whose purpose has always been to ensure
the proper preservation and showing of motion pictures.
- International Federation of Television Archives/Fédération
Internationale des Archives de Télévision
The International Federation of Television
Archives is an international professional association established to
provide a means for co-operation amongst broadcast and national audiovisual
archives and libraries concerned with the collection, preservation and
exploitation of moving image and recorded sound materials and associated
- International Association of Sound
and Audiovisual Archives
International Association of Sound and Audiovisual Archives was established
in 1969 to function as a medium for international co-operation between
archives that preserve recorded sound and audiovisual documents. IASA
supports the exchange of information and fosters international co-operation
between audiovisual archives in all fields, especially in the areas
of: acquisition and exchange; documentation and metadata; resource discovery
and access; copyright and ethics; conservation and preservation; and,
research and publication.
- International Council on Archives
The International Council on Archives is dedicated to
the advancement of archives worldwide. Archives, by providing evidence
of human activities and transactions, underlie the rights of individuals
and States, and are fundamental to democracy and good governance. Archives
safeguard the memory of mankind by preserving records of its past. In
pursuing the advancement of archives, ICA works for the protection and enhancement of the memory of
- International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions
International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions is
the leading international body representing the interests of library
and information services and their users. It is the global voice of
the library and information profession. The Audiovisual and Multimedia
Section of IFLA is the international forum for persons working with
non book media in every kind of library and information service.
- Southeast Asia-Pacific Audiovisual Archive Association
Southeast Asia-Pacific Audiovisual Archive Association aims to provide
a regional forum for addressing common issues and concerns related to
the collection and preservation of, and provision of access to, the
audiovisual heritage of member countries.
- United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization,
Information Society DivisionThe
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)
is mandated by its Member States inter alia to promote the free flow
of ideas by word and image, to foster international co-operation in
the fields of communication and information in order to narrow the gap
between the "information rich" and the "information poor" in these areas and to promote access for all to ICTs.
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