Advertisement

The Data-Driven Festival: Recordkeeping and Archival Practices

  • Heather L. Barnes
Chapter
  • 18 Downloads
Part of the Framing Film Festivals book series (FFF)

Abstract

Film festivals have been investigated from a wide range of perspectives; however, there is a gap in our understanding of how festivals manage data and records, including ephemeral online materials. A holistic understanding of film festival records is important for historians and film studies scholars interested in documenting and preserving the history of festivals. This chapter explores issues and questions related to the artefacts of film festivals offering a taxonomy of the materials which can be archived and presents the collaboration of Full Frame Documentary Film Festival and Duke University as a case study and possible model to follow.

References

  1. de Valck, Marijke. 2007. Film Festivals: From European Geopolitics to Global Cinephilia. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press.Google Scholar
  2. Hedstrom, Margaret, and Christopher A. Lee. 2002. Significant properties of digital objects: definitions, applications, Implications. In Proceedings of the DLM-Forum 2002, Barcelona, 6–8 May 2002, 218–227. Luxembourg: Office for Official Publications of the European Communities.Google Scholar
  3. Phelan, Peggy. 2003. Representation Without Reproduction. Performance: Media and Technology 3: 320.Google Scholar
  4. Reason, Matthew. 2003. Archive or Memory? The Detritus of Live Performance. New Theatre Quarterly: NTQ 19 (1): 82–89.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  5. Rüling, Charles-Clemens, and Jesper Strandgaard Pedersen. 2010. Film Festival Research from an Organizational Studies Perspective. Scandinavian Journal of Management 26 (3): 318–323.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  6. Tibbo, Helen. 2003. Primarily History in America: How US Historians Search for Primary Materials at the Dawn of the Digital Age. The American Archivist 66 (1): 9–50.CrossRefGoogle Scholar

Copyright information

© The Author(s) 2020

Authors and Affiliations

  • Heather L. Barnes
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Wake Forest UniversityWinston-SalemUSA
  2. 2.University of North Carolina at Chapel HillChapel HillUSA

Personalised recommendations