TC 372 Workshop Compendium
Audiovisual metadata: What it is and why it matters
- Setting the scene. Metadata specifications in context.
- Yet another standard? How EN 15744 and EN 15907 came into being.
Obstacles to interoperability and approaches to overcome them
- Yet another database? How fragmentation happens.
- Do we talk about the same thing? The case for reference models.
Some elements of a metadata model
- Events in the lifecycle of an audiovisual creation.
- Relationships: An essential component of art and culture.
- "No entity without identity". Where philosophers can help.
Analysing audiovisual metadata
- Description levels: A worked example.
- Agent and event: Further examples.
- Approaching the subject of a film work
Things must have names (even though EN 15907 doesn't supply them)
- Common pitfalls in vocabulary selection.
- Where to look for suitable vocabularies.
- Titles and proper names: Why some conventions are more useful than others.
Working from secondary and from original sources
- Clarifying the seemingly obvious: Cast and credits.
- Relating artifacts with events: Is this still filmography?
- Relationships with objects in other databases: Taking the internet seriously.
Usage scenarios for EN 15907