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FROM TAPE TO FILE BASED
Fiona Macbeth
BBC
Get in contact: fiona.macbeth@bbc.co.uk

Copyright © of this presentation is the...
The Archive Today

3 million finished programme tapes
140,000 hours of
digitised archive programmes
Over 1 million
sound r...
Storing and sharing material…
A N AT I O N A L E N T E R P R I S E

SALFORD

BRISTOL
LONDON

#FIATIFTADubai2013

Fiona Mac...
Tape based Prog & Rushes Archiving

#FIATIFTADubai2013

Fiona Macbeth: “FROM TAPE TO FILE BASED”
File based Prog & Rushes Archiving
Delivery & Archive

Post Production

Capture

Web

Shooting ratios!

Fully External Wor...
Current Challenges
File management during production
 Organising content as soon as it’s been shot
 Keeping it organised...
The good news...
Jupiter is the BBC News digital
production system
Radio has its own digital archive

But….
No central dig...
What are we doing in productions?
Production
Tracking

Metadata

Retention
Management

Legacy Tape
Management

Photo
Archi...
What else is happening?
• File based delivery project
• Online archive database (Fabric) which is ready to
be linked to a ...
The road ahead…

#FIATIFTADubai2013

Fiona Macbeth: “FROM TAPE TO FILE BASED”
FROM TAPE TO FILE BASED
Fiona Macbeth
BBC
Get in contact: fiona.macbeth@bbc.co.uk

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  1. 1. FROM TAPE TO FILE BASED Fiona Macbeth BBC Get in contact: fiona.macbeth@bbc.co.uk Copyright © of this presentation is the property of the author(s). FIAT/IFTA is granted permission to reproduce copies of this work for purposes relevant to the above conference and future communication by FIAT/IFTA without limitation, provided that the author(s), source and copyright notice are included in each copy. For other uses, including extended quotation, please contact the author(s). #FIATIFTADubai2013 Maggie Lydon, Fiona Macbeth: “FROM TAPE TO FILE BASED”
  2. 2. The Archive Today 3 million finished programme tapes 140,000 hours of digitised archive programmes Over 1 million sound recordings 6 million photos #FIATIFTADubai2013 , Fiona Macbeth: “FROM TAPE TO FILE BASED”
  3. 3. Storing and sharing material… A N AT I O N A L E N T E R P R I S E SALFORD BRISTOL LONDON #FIATIFTADubai2013 Fiona Macbeth: “FROM TAPE TO FILE BASED”
  4. 4. Tape based Prog & Rushes Archiving #FIATIFTADubai2013 Fiona Macbeth: “FROM TAPE TO FILE BASED”
  5. 5. File based Prog & Rushes Archiving Delivery & Archive Post Production Capture Web Shooting ratios! Fully External Workflow Camera Cards Fully Internal Workflow Hard Drives External Edit/Internal back up Optical Discs Hard Drives/LTO back ups RDA FBD Sport Local Rushes Store News Digitised Programmes Digital Archive ? E2E Digital looking at central & local solutions #FIATIFTADubai2013 Fiona Macbeth: “FROM TAPE TO FILE BASED”
  6. 6. Current Challenges File management during production  Organising content as soon as it’s been shot  Keeping it organised through-out production  Managing content on different storage devices Metadata  Getting the right metadata sets  Migration from one system to another  Interoperability between systems Selection, Retention and Access  Storing the content after productions have finished – finding a route to the archive  Having the tools to select content and only keep the content worth keeping  Having the ability to set a ‘review date’ on content being stored  How to get back to material in the absence of a digital archive #FIATIFTADubai2013 Fiona Macbeth: “FROM TAPE TO FILE BASED”
  7. 7. The good news... Jupiter is the BBC News digital production system Radio has its own digital archive But…. No central digital television archive #FIATIFTADubai2013 Fiona Macbeth: “FROM TAPE TO FILE BASED”
  8. 8. What are we doing in productions? Production Tracking Metadata Retention Management Legacy Tape Management Photo Archiving Web Archiving Records Management Archive Selection Archive Research #FIATIFTADubai2013 Fiona Macbeth: “FROM TAPE TO FILE BASED”
  9. 9. What else is happening? • File based delivery project • Online archive database (Fabric) which is ready to be linked to a digital archive • Piloting file based upload from the archive • Selecting stock shots during production • Collating and searching logging information #FIATIFTADubai2013 Fiona Macbeth: “FROM TAPE TO FILE BASED”
  10. 10. The road ahead… #FIATIFTADubai2013 Fiona Macbeth: “FROM TAPE TO FILE BASED”
  11. 11. FROM TAPE TO FILE BASED Fiona Macbeth BBC Get in contact: fiona.macbeth@bbc.co.uk Copyright © of this presentation is the property of the author(s). FIAT/IFTA is granted permission to reproduce copies of this work for purposes relevant to the above conference and future communication by FIAT/IFTA without limitation, provided that the author(s), source and copyright notice are included in each copy. For other uses, including extended quotation, please contact the author(s). #FIATIFTADubai2013 Fiona Macbeth: “FROM TAPE TO FILE BASED”

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