Category: Archive Researchers

Juliette Fattal: Stepping into the Archive Industry

Juliette Fattal shares her two-month experience as a freelance archive researcher with the French production company Drôle de Trame.

Featuring: Matthew Fisher, Miami

"I find that building relationships is key when you often operate in a very small sphere."

Featuring: James McDonald, London

"We finally tracked down the only known footage on one of the bands appearing on Rhodesian Television."

Featuring: Marianna Yarovskaya, Los Angeles

"The better your research, the better your non-fiction film will be."

Featuring: Matthew Sanger, London

"I also like a project that pushes you to rethink how you work."

Featuring: Montserrat Bailac, Barcelona

"(...) you may only find it abroad especially if you are looking for the non "official" version."

Featuring: Jim Anderson, Manchester

"UGC may take over from traditional archives. It’s a great alternative for productions with small budgets!"

Featuring: Alba Toajas, Madrid

"Research, documentation and cinema: the perfect combination, I love my job!"

Featuring: Sebastian Claesson, Malmö

"There’s so many skilled people that are willing to help out and make their archives visible and useful."

Featuring: David McLoughlin, Nottingham

"We know that an image or film stock is right for our client often at first glance."