Section for Film, Sound and Photography

Welcome to the Section for Film, Sound and Photography.

The Section for Film, Sound and Photography was established to exchange views and information on film, sound and photographic archives and to encourage good practice among those concerned with their acquisition, preservation and arrangement.

The Section for Film, Sound and Photography is committed to:

  • providing practical advice to archivists and curators of collections.
  • providing useful resources and literature.
  • nourishing strong links with outside groups with similar interests.
  • promoting best practice for the archiving, preservation and conservation of film, sound and photographic materials.
  • encouraging education and research in this field.

In the following pages you will find details of:

  • the section representatives and who to contact for help.
  • the section news, activities, training and events
  • resources to help
  • minutes of section meetings

Would you like to find out more or join this Section?

If you have a general enquiry or require specialist advice relating to film, sound or photographic archives then you can contact the group at: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Please get involved!

If you wish to engage with us or find others working in Archives or Record Managers working in your Section or Region take a look at our ARA Community area, build your profile and start discussing!