WITNESS, an internationally recognized human rights organization, trains, supports and collaborates with human rights defenders around the globe in using video for advocacy. AVPS is honored to work with Grace Lile, Media Archive and Distribution Manager, and her team at WITNESS on such a worthy cause. Since 2006 AVPS has assisted WITNESS in the ongoing development and integration of its preservation processes and systems.
Transition to a digital file-based workflow.
Adapting and adjusting systems to accommodate progressive changes in video format usage and recordings produced under variable conditions and locales.
Managing the abundance of legacy formats and technologies.
Balancing the different needs of an organization tasked with both production and preservation.
In depth analysis of current systems, databases, and workflows followed by recommendations for new systems and facilities that smoothly integrate with existing structures and objectives.
Phased plan for implementing changes and continued consultation throughout the process.
Development of an Asset Management Solution
Development of Preservation-Oriented Production Workflows
Tailored recommendations attuned to the sensitive nature of the WITNESS collection and its specialized goals.