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The 2019 Society of California Archivists’ (SCA) Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be held April 24-27, 2019 in Long Beach, CA at the Hilton Long Beach.

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Thursday, April 25 • 2:00pm - 3:30pm
S06: Entertainment Born Digital Archives: Challenges and Limitations

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Hillary Howell, Lionsgate
Lynne Drake, 20th Century Fox
Meg E. Morrissey, Walt Disney Studios
Judy Chou, Disney Music Group (Walt Disney Studios)
Sharon Mizota, Disney Animation Research Library

In the entertainment industry, information professionals face both limitations in external and internal collaboration to create meaningful standards. The proprietary nature of intellectual property rights puts constraints on cross-studio standards development. Information professionals within large studios can be further hindered by being siloed in departments across the company. The lack of collaboration can lead to duplication of standards, taxonomies, and other methodologies. Some companies have multiple internal versions of schemas for the same field.

A desire to establish a standardization is needed especially in the entertainment industries due to the variety of digital formats that are used in everyday workflow and the ever-growing volume of born digital assets. Information professionals from the Walt Disney Company, Lionsgate, and 20th Century Fox will discuss the challenges and limitations they face as information professionals working with born digital materials in the entertainment industry.

Speakers
avatar for Judy Chou

Judy Chou

Asset Curation Specialist, Disney Music Group (The Walt Disney Studios)
avatar for Lynne Morrish Drake

Lynne Morrish Drake

Associate Director, Archives, 20th Century Fox
avatar for Hillary Howell

Hillary Howell

Manager, Asset and Vault, Lionsgate
avatar for Sharon Mizota

Sharon Mizota

Archives Data Specialist, Walt Disney Animation Research Library
avatar for Meg Morrissey

Meg Morrissey

Metadata Governance Librarian, The Walt Disney Studios


Thursday April 25, 2019 2:00pm - 3:30pm
International II

Attendees (44)