Mevena Guillouzic-Gouret, head of archive sales at the Cinémathèque de Bretagne presents us their collection of rare and surprising films – from amateur travel films from the four corners of the earth and magnificent early reels dating from colonial France to daily life in 20th century Brittany. (more…)
Sunny Side of the Doc is the international marketplace dedicated to documentary and specialist factual content, each year bringing together broadcasters, decision makers, financing bodies, distributors, content creators and producers from around the world to sell or buy projects and programmes, and to find coproduction partners. The 4-day event creates unique opportunities for all +2,000 professionals from 60 countries, to follow the latest industry trends, present 700 untold stories, make new connections and embrace interactive forms of storytelling through a variety of high-level pitching sessions, panel discussions, networking activities and the added value of an exhibition space. (more…)
What inspired you to create Archive Valley?
We initially created a tech and design studio in 2010 called ARTCHIVIUMlab whose focus was archives and innovation. It was a very new field back at the time!
Over seven years, we had the privilege to collaborate with many renowned museums and heritage brands, helping them to harness the power of their archival collections. While the core of our practice was to create innovative displays aimed at allowing the contemporary public to interact with archival documents, in one project we found ourselves searching for treasure troves of archive material in Russia, China, Argentina, Canada, Israel and more. You can imagine the hours of research such a process required! (more…)