RAI, COPEAM and ASBU together for audiovisual archives

From 14 to 17 December 2022, a training workshop on the digitization of AV archives brought together in Rome around twenty managers and technical experts from public broadcasters of the Balkans and the MENA region: HRT/Croatia, RTCG/Montenegro, RTK/Kosovo, MKRTV/North Macedonia, BNT/Bulgaria, PBS/Malta, RTSH/Albania, PBC/Palestine, Télévision Tunisienne/Tunisia, TVR/Romania, EPTV/Algeria, Libya Sports Channels/Libya.

The event was organized by Rai with the support of COPEAM and ASBU. Participants could benefit from the expertise of professionals coming from different RAI’s departments, namely the Centre for Research, Technological Innovation and Experimentation - CRITS, Rai “Teche” (archives) department and Rai ICT.

After past training sessions dedicated to cultural and sports journalism, for the first time, COPEAM and RAI join forces in the area of capacity-building in the field of audiovisual heritage.

COPEAM is committed in setting-up further initiatives for its TV and Radio members in 2023, aimed at promoting the preservation, digitization and valorization of this important domain.