It's DAMsmart! Behind the scenes: photos

It's DAMsmart! Behind the scenes: photos

Summary: Australian media preservation and digitisation company DAMsmart is responsible for processing thousands and thousands of hours of culturally significant footage. Here's a glimpse at some of the tech used behind-the-scenes at their Canberra office.


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    Amy Kilty transferring Sony D2 format tapes into digital format for the Parliament of Australia.

    The DAMsmart team draws on a range of talents from the broadcast industry and preservation organisations such as the National Film and Sound Archive of Australia.

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    Pictured here is a collection of Betacam and Umatic tapes from television network Prime's news archive.

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    In-house specialists provide expert preparation and colour-grading to maximise the film digitisation process. Here, David McGrouther is inspecting and preparing 16mm film for digitisation.

Topics: Government, Government AU

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