The Victorian College of the Arts, within the Faculty of VCA and MCM is located at the University of Melbourne’s Southbank Campus and brings together an extensive range of creative disciplines including Art, Community Cultural Development, Contemporary Music, Dance, Film and Television, Interdisciplinary Arts Practice, Music Theatre, Production and Writing. Over the past fifty years, the Victorian College of the Arts’ School of Film and Television (formerly the Swinburne School of Film and Television) has amassed an archive which comprises hundreds of short films. The Archive is a significant and unique resource of cultural information, sound, stories and images that document Australian life and history.
21.1 Collection Management – Metadata Assistant, VCA Film and Television Digital Archive
This project offers students the opportunity to assist in digital cataloguing / metadata input for the VCA Film and Television Digital Archive. This project makes the collection more accessible to students, academics, filmmakers, researchers and the wider community and will aid in its management, long term preservation and appreciation.