Meeting Topic: Digital Asset Management: Effective Management of Your Recorded Material
Moderator Name: Barrie Zimmerman
Speaker Name: Al Grosnicklaus, Director of Engineering, WTHR-TV, Indianapolis; John Wright, Ass't Chief Engineer for IT, WTIU-TV, Bloomington; Brian McGinnis of Counsel, Barnes & Thornberg, Intellectual Property Dept.
Other business or activities at the meeting: Announcement of Central Indiana AES Student Workshop at Indiana University
Meeting Location: Indianapolis, Indiana USA
The meeting included presentations regarding aspects of digital media archiving:
-Workflow - ingesting, managing, searching and tracking a database
-Metadata - how much and what information is tracked
-Rights - ownership, usage, authorization, legal concerns
Al Grosnicklaus gave a presentation that demonstrated the news footage archiving process and databases for WTHR. He explained the evolution of archiving and metadata entry. John Wright demonstrated the digital rights tracking procedures for WTIU, and specifically showed members how program airings were monitored. Brian McGinnis answered questions regarding the legality of using media owned by networks and media generated by private citizens.
Written By: Fallon Stillman