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A presentation by Digital Bedrock Founder/CEO, Linda Tadic, on the issues and difficulties in preserving documentary productions’ digital files as part of a panel entitled Documenting the Present, Preserving the Future, at Getting Real '18.   The event, produced by the International Documentary Association, was held September 25, 2018, at the Pickford Center for Motion Picture Study, in Hollywood. 

The Art of Self-Preservation (slides) (PDF)

Are We in a Post-Metadata Standard World?  Presentation by Linda Tadic at the 3rd annual Entertainment Technology Center@USC vNAB Conference.  This year’s vNAB featured thought leaders and catalysts from the entertainment, consumer electronics, technology, and service industries presenting their insider’s perspective on emerging and disruptive technologies. The talks were recorded March 20-21 at Google’s offices in Venice, California.

The Entertainment Technology Center @ the University of Southern California (ETC) is a think tank and research center that brings together senior executives, innovators, thought leaders and catalysts from the entertainment, consumer electronics, technology and services industries along with the academic resources of the University of Southern California to explore and to act upon topics and issues related to the creation, distribution and consumption of entertainment content.

The Environmental Impact of Digital Preservation

Presentation by Linda Tadic at various conferences around the world. The current version was adapted for a webinar series sponsored by the Association of Moving Image Archivists (AMIA) and Northeast Document Conservation Center (NEDCC) in October 2017. Conference presentations: AMIA conference (Portland, Oregon November 2015), the Southeast Asia-Pacific Audio Visual Archives Association (SEAPAVAA) conference (Singapore, April 2015), International Association of Sound and Audiovisual Archives (IASA) conference (Paris, September 2015), and AMIA conference (Pittsburgh, November 2016) . The presentation slides and research notes will be updated periodically, and are available as downloads.

Current version updated October 2017:

Download: The Environmental Impact of Digital Preservation (Slides) (PDF)

Download: The Environmental Impact of Digital Preservation (Notes) (PDF)