Unearthing the Media Archives


$30 DCTV Members // $80 Non-Members

When your story includes a past account or needs context, you can find useful material and records in cultural, stock, and historical collections. Prepare to embark on the archival research process, whether via the internet or visiting collections in-person, and get tips on how to search through rich troves of media within local archives, museums, arts organizations, and online databases.

This workshop is a Producing Clinic.

Topics include:

  • Types of Archives
  • The Process of Archival Research
  • Digital and Physical Archives
  • When to Hire an Archivist
  • Introduction to Related Intellectual Property Laws
  • Introduction to Clearances and Licensing Costs

Capacity: 15 students | Duration: 2 hrs

Materials: All you need to bring is yourself! This workshop will offer invaluable knowledge from a working professional in a discussion setting.

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