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FOCAL Workshop - How to Organise Material During COVID-19

Zoom Online

FOCAL are planning a series of online monthly workshops for members and non-members across a range of topics with industry professionals who share their experience and knowledge. Full list of up and coming workshop and dates are available on our Workshop & Seminar Page

As we have continued to deal with the continued Covid-19 pandemic, FOCAL’s first panel discussed about a unique opportunity to find out how the industry is coping. You would be able to gain additional information on the best way to organise your material as well as new approaches of working in these uncertain times. Our panel of speakers covered areas such as supplying/delivering viewing and technical material, dealing with transfers, budgets and what timescales should be taken into consideration when seeking content.


Amanda Huntley - Film Archivist
Huntley Film Archive
Huntley Film Archive’s collections are vast and varied - the sum of over fifty years of service to production and to film archiving. Footage starts around 1895 and covers the places and people of the 20th century comprehensively and globally. Holdings are mostly documentary with the addition of behind the scenes Hollywood, Bollywood and a special collection of pioneer film makers.

Jo Griffin - Chief Operating Officer, R3store Studio Ltd
R3store Studio’s Restoration and Archive division is a specialist organisation, bringing individual craftsmanship, flair and great customer service to the art of film restoration and archival. R3EL.com is crewed by footage fanatics and will showcase rare 35mm film footage, lovingly digitised by its colleagues from R3store Studios.

Elizabeth Klinck - Archive Producer, Elizabeth Klinck Research
Elizabeth is an archive producer and music clearance specialist on international documentaries that have garnered Emmy, BAFTA, CSA, Peabody, and Oscar awards. She also leads workshops and produces industry sessions at international markets and film festivals.

Mark Glennon - Director, Bounce Post Production Ltd
Bounce was founded in 2016 as a cloud-native company. We have been able to offer an uninterrupted service throughout the Covid-19 crisis because of our 100% virtual environment. We have a huge amount of experience and expertise in the delivery and fulfilment sectors for both longform and archive content which meant we were able to adapt to our clients changing requirements quickly and without disruption.

All online workshops are free for members and available to non-members for a nominal fee of £10.00 plus VAT (if applicable).

Any non-member signing up for one or multiple workshops, we will off-set your fee against FOCAL International Membership if application is received and approved before the 31st March 2021

If you have any questions please contact us at [email protected]