FSPG Resources

Learn more about how to manage your Film, Sound and Photograph collectionswith these useful resources and articles.

 

Useful Resources

Contacts and Resources

Useful Reading

Directory of Suppliers and Services

Format Guide to Video and Sound Recording

Audio Tape Duration Conversions Charts (inches to minutes duration)

Cinefilm: Identification of Dates

Cinefilm Footage Conversion Chart 35mm to 16mm

Cinefilm Footage Conversion Chart 16mm to 35mm

Table of Cinefilm Speeds

Selective Dictionary of Sound Recording Terms (David Lee - Manager, Wessex Film and Sound Archive)

Basic Technical Equipment (David Lee - Manager Wessex Film and Sound Archive)


Articles

Glossary of Cinefilm and Video Terms in Common Use (David Cleveland, formerly of the East Anglian Film Archive)

Indentifying Cinefilm - text of article (Jane Alvey, East Anglian Film Archive)

Identifying Cinefilm - images to accompany article (Jane Alvey, East Anglian Film Archive)

Advice of Caring for Film and Sound Recordings (David Lee - Manager Wessex Film and Sound Archive)

Commercial Copying Facilities - Some Technical Terms Explained (David Lee - Manager Wessex Film and Sound Archive)

The Use of Film, Sound and Oral History in Museum Displays (David Lee - Manager Wessex Film and Sound Archive)

Issues in Sound Archives Digitisation (David Lee - Manager Wessex Film and Sound Archive)

An Alphabetical Guide to Some Important Photographic Processes (Adrian Glew, Tate Gallery Archive)

Identifying and Preserving Nitrate Film (Jane Alvey, East Anglian Film Archive)

Film Production Records (Janet Moat, British Film Insitute)

The Archivist as Curator: Audio-Visual Displays (David Lee - Manager Wessex Film and Sound Archive)