Discovery Workshop: Unlocking the Potential of Archives for Producers – 7 June

Join us for an open morning at Cardiff University for an inspiring journey through Welsh history.

Archives and special collections are places full of stories and inspiration. If you work in non-fiction, drama, art direction, production, research and development: there is something for you in the archive.

This workshop will give an overview of how to unlock archival IP to develop commissions; with an opportunity to develop ideas, handle rare collections, speak to experts and learn how to make the most of collections for the screen and creative industries.

This will be a half day workshop, producers and creative producers are encouraged to attend.

About the Archive: Cardiff University’s Special Collections and Archives are open to everyone – and as a public library it is keen to work strategically with the creative industries to stimulate new work. It houses collections of national and international value, including personal archives, rare books and works of art. Through their expertise in digitization, the archive pioneers the field of open collections and artificial intelligence, and has worked successfully with a number of artists, writers and production companies to create new works.

Numbers are limited so register now via the form below to secure your place.

Date: Friday, 7 June 2024, 09:30am – 12:30pm

Location: Special Collections and Archives, Lower Ground, Arts and Social Studies Library, Colum Drive, Cardiff, CF1 3EG

Cost: This session is free of charge for TAC members

Language: These sessions will be presented in Welsh. If you would like a session through the English language, please contact 

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