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AMIA and IASA

November 4, 2010 - Philadelphia, PA – CineGrid representatives join the Association of Moving Image Archivists (AMIA) and the International Association of Sound and Audiovisual Archives (IASA) to share their perspectives on the development of a global digital media repository for access and exchange of extremely high resolution media content via advanced networks through the development of the CineGrid Exchange (CX).

Session: “The Digital Motion Picture Archive Framework Project” to be held Thursday, November 4th, 9:00am - 12:00pm.
Chair: Andy Maltz - Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences, Sci-Tech Council and CineGrid partner.
Event information: [http://www.amiaconference.com/2010/03-Thursday.htm]

Dana Plepys, CineGrid Exchange Director and Jeff Weekley, CineGrid Exchange Project working group member will join the session for a presentation that will include a description of the CX file management system - iRODS (integrated Rule-Oriented Data System) and a discussion of the challenges and successes associated with media asset storage, retrieval, distribution, and cataloguing within the ‘cloud’.