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Ray Edmondson

Member, Film Section

National Library of Australia

HQ Phone:  +61 2 6262 1111

Email: r***@***.au

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National Library of Australia

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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory,2600

Australia

Company Description

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Background Information

Employment History

SEAPAVAA Founder and President

South East Asia Pacific Audio Visual Archives Association


Affiliations

Association of Moving Image Archivists

Inaugural Chair of Advocacy Committee and Inaugural Co-Chair of International Outreach Committee


Asia-Pacific Regional Committee for Memory of the World Programme

Committee


The Center for Home Movies

Member of the Advisory Boards


Asian Film Archive

Board Member


Sound Archive Advisory Committee

Member


Wor..

Chair of the Asia-Pacific Regional Committee for Memory


National Commission's Culture Network

Member


Culture Network

Member


The Co-ordinating Council of Audiovisual Archives Associations

Very Active Member


Memory of the World Programme

Representative In the Register Subcommittee of the International Advisory Committee


FIAT

Very Active Member


SEAPAAVA

Very Active Member


EC

Non-Voting Member


SEAPAVAA

Founder


Education

School of Librarianship at the University of New South Wales


B.A. Dip Lib


doctorate

Charles Sturt University


doctorate

University of Canberra


Web References(117 Total References)


SEAPAVAA honors contribution by leading archivists

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Manila (7 July) - The South East Asia-Pacific Audio Visual Archive Association (SEAPAVAA) has appointed its founding Fellows: SEAPAVAA founding president Ray Edmondson, International Federation of Film Archives (FIAF) current President Hisashi Okajima, Inventor of Samma (System for the Automated Migration of Media Assets) James Lindner and Sinematek Indonesia founder Misbach Yusabiran.
In addition, Edmondson will also be conferred the SEAPAVAA Lifetime Achievement Award, a recognition first given to Yusabiran in 1997. RAY EDMONDSON SEAPAVAA Lifetime Achievement Awardee, 2010 SEAPAVAA Fellow, 2010 Ray Edmondson's passion for the audiovisual heritage of the region and, as equally important, his dedication to the development of the people who devote their lives to it - is unparalleled. Recognized as the "moving spirit" in the creation of the National Film and Sound Archive of Australia and in the founding of SEAPAVAA, Edmondson has groundbreakingly led the establishment and development of audiovisual archiving in the region. Tirelessly offering his assistance to different countries and groups who are just starting up their own endeavours, he continues to devote himself fully to the audiovisual archiving community. ray_edmondson "I'm thrilled and honored to accept this award. SEAPAVAA is now a globally recognized professional association, but it is also something more: I hope that, as it grows,it will never lose its special character as a community, in the fullest, mutually supportive sense of that word." After graduating in arts and librarianship at the University of New South Wales, Ray Edmondson joined the Film Section of the National Library of Australia in 1968. In 1973, he established and led its new Film Archive Unit and in 1978, he became overall head of the Library's Film Section. Described as the 'moving spirit' behind the creation of the National Film and Sound Archive in 1984, he was its Deputy Director until 2001, when he retired and was endowed with the first honorary Curator Emeritus. He later served on its Advisory Committee (2004 to 2008). Edmondson was elected as the inaugural President of SEAPAVAA (South East Asia Pacific AudioVisual Archive Association) from 1996 to 2002 and was its ex-officio Council member to 2008. He has been involved in UNESCO's Memory of the World Program since 1996, authoring its current General Guidelines, and serving several roles on its Australian and international committees he has chaired its Asia Pacific Regional Committee (MOWCAP) since 2005. In 1987, Edmondson was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) for his work in audiovisual archiving. In 2003, he received the AMIA (Association of Moving Image Archivists) Silver Light Award for outstanding career achievement. In 2008, he was elected NSW Pioneer of the Year by the Australian Society of Cinema Pioneers. He presently leads AMIA's Advocacy Task Force.


2014

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DR. RAY EDMONDSON
After graduating in arts and librarianship at the University of New South Wales, Dr. Ray Edmondson joined the Film Section of the National Library of Australia in 1968. In 1973 he established and led its new Film Archive Unit. In 1978 he became overall head of the Library's Film Section. Described as the 'moving spirit' behind the creation of the National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA) in 1984, he was its Deputy Director until 2001, when he retired and was endowed as its first honorary Curator Emeritus, later serving on its Advisory Committee (2004 to 2008). During this public service career he devised and led corporately funded film restorations and pioneering programs like The Last Film Search and Operation Newsreel. n 1987 Ray was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) for his work in audiovisual archiving. In 2003 he received the AMIA (Association of Moving Image Archivists) Silver Light Award for outstanding career achievement. In 2008 he was elected NSW Pioneer of the Year by the Australian Society of Cinema Pioneers. In 2010 he was made a Fellow of SEAPAVAA (South East Asia Pacific Audiovisual Archive Association) and received its Life Achievement Award. He also received the Distinguished Achievement Award of the Australian Society of Archivists. In 2013 he was recognised by the Brazilian Association for Audiovisual Preservation for "a life dedicated to preserving the audiovisual heritage". His work as chair or board member of various professional or community organisations has included The Federation Line Inc., Music Roll Australia, Archive Forum and the Friends of the NFSA. Internationally, he was elected inaugural President of SEAPAVAA from 1996 to 2002, and was ex-officio Council member to 2008. He was inaugural chair of AMIA's Advocacy Committee and inaugural co-chair of its International Outreach Committee. Since 1996 he has been involved in UNESCO's Memory of the World Program, authoring its current General Guidelines and Companion, and serving in several roles on its Australian and international committees; since 2005 he has chaired its Asia Pacific Regional Committee (MOWCAP). Ray is now the Principal of Archive Associates Pty Ltd, a consultancy service affiliated to SEAPAVAA. He has carried out missions or lectured in over 30 developed and developing countries. He writes for professional journals and his regular teaching commitments have included the audiovisual archiving courses at Charles Sturt University (Australia), University of East Anglia (UK) and the George Eastman House School of Film Preservation (USA). His best known monograph, Audiovisual Archiving: Philosophy and Principles was published by UNESCO in 2004. His major writings have been published in ten languages. His doctoral thesis was on the history of the NFSA (2011) and he is a Distinguished Alumnus of the University of Canberra. DR. RAY EDMONDSON


Memory of the World Conference 2008

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Mr Ray Edmondson is Director of Archive Associates (www.archival.com.au).
Starting in the film section of the National Library of Australia in 1968, he ultimately becoming the section's Director. Closely involved in creating the National Film and Sound Archive in 1984, he was Deputy Director until 2001, then Curator Emeritus. He serves on its present Advisory Committee. In 1987 he received the Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM), and in 2003 the Silver Light Award of the Association of Moving Image Archivists, both for career achievement. Ray writes, speaks and teaches internationally. His latest monograph is Audiovisual archiving: philosophy and principles (UNESCO, 2004). He is secretary of advocacy group Archive Forum, and working on his doctorate at Charles Sturt University. Since 1966, Ray has served in various capacities in the Memory of the World Programme, including authoring its current general guidelines. He is presently Deputy Chair of the Australian Memory of the World Committee, Chair of MOWCAP and a member of the IAC Register Subcommittee.


2013

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DR. RAY EDMONDSON
Philosophy and Principles in the Digital Age Archive Associates Pty Ltd Ray Edmondson is Director of Archive Associates, a consultancy company (www.archival.com.au). He began his career in archiving in the Film Section of the National Library of Australia in 1968, ultimately becoming the Section's Director. Described as the 'moving spirit' behind the creation of the National Film and Sound Archive (NFSA) in 1984, he served as its Deputy Director until early 2001, then becoming its first honorary Curator Emeritus. n 1987 he was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) for his professional work. In 2003 he received the Silver Light Award of the Association of Moving Image Archivists (AMIA) for career achievement. In 2010 he received the Life Achievement Award of the South East Asia Pacific AudioVisual Archive Association (SEAPAVAA) and the Distinguished Achievement Award of the Australian Society of Archivists. Ray writes, speaks and teaches internationally within the audiovisual archiving field. He is active in its federations and forums and writes for its professional journals. Since 1996 he has been involved in UNESCO's Memory of the World Program, authoring its current General Guidelines and Companion, and serving on its committees, including as current chair of MOWCAP (Memory of the World Regional Committee for Asia Pacific). His monograph Audiovisual Archiving: Philosophy and Principles was published by UNESCO in 2004. His major writings have been translated into nine languages. In 2012 Ray was awarded a doctorate by the University of Canberra for his dissertationNational Film and Sound Archive: the Quest for Identity.


Archive Associates - Welcome

www.archival.com.au [cached]

RAY EDMONDSON OAM, B.A. Dip Lib
After graduating in Arts and Librarianship at the University of New South Wales, Ray joined the Film Section of the National Library of Australia in 1968. In 1973 he established and led its new Film Archive Unit. In 1978 he became overall head of the Library's Film Section. Described as the 'moving spirit' behind the creation of the National Film and Sound Archive in 1984, he served as its Deputy Director until 2001, when he was endowed as its first honorary Curator Emeritus. During this public service career he devised and led corporately funded film restorations and pioneering programs like The Last Film Search and Operation Newsreel. His service as chair or board member of various professional or community organisations has been wide ranging and have included The Federation Line Inc., Music Roll Australia, Archive Forum and the Friends of the National Film and Sound Archive. Internationally, he served as inaugural President of SEAPAVAA (South East Asia Pacific AudioVisual Archive Association) from 1996 to 2002, and remains ex-officio Council member. He presently leads AMIA's Advocacy Task Force and co-chairs its International Outreach Task Force. Since 1996 he has been involved in UNESCO's Memory of the World Program, authoring its current General Guidelines, and presently serves on its national, regional and international committees. Ray writes, advises, speaks and constantly travels internationally and his regular teaching commitments include the professional audiovisual archiving courses offered by Charles Sturt University (Australia), University of East Anglia (UK) and the George Eastman House School of Film Preservation (USA). His latest monograph, Audiovisual Archiving: Philosophy and Principles was published by UNESCO in 2004. In 1987 Ray was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) for his work in audiovisual archiving. In 2003 he received the AMIA Silver Light Award for outstanding career achievement.


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