Archives: mrd

agssc: Culverhouse Cross

Last week, a few of us from the technical arm of the Archive went on a visit of the ITV Cymru Wales headquarters at Culverhouse Cross, Cardiff. Their film and video archive is now housed with us at Aberystwyth since the end of last year and that is where we transfer footage requests for broadcast. […] Parhau i ddarllen

agssc: A Journey in Time

Last week, I finally got to view the following title A Journey in Time with its newly recorded narration that was carried out earlier this year. This 15 minute amateur film features scenes of the railway between Strata Florida(Pontrhydfendigaid/Ystrad Meurig) and the town of Aberystwyth. It dates from 1964 & 1969 and was shot by [...] Parhau i ddarllen

agssc: 4K?

This post follows on from a conversation that began on twitter. I was asked whether the Archive’s film collection had all been scanned at a 4K resolution (4096×30722 pixels, horizontal screen resolution). Unfortunately, the answer is no. The majority of our film collection that has been inspected and transferred to video, exists on digital tapes [...] Parhau i ddarllen

Archif Genedlaethol Sgrin a Sain Cymru / The National Screen and Sound Archive of Wales: Gwyl Slapstig

Cynhelir Wŷl Slapstig 2012 ym Mryste ar ddiwedd mis ‘ma. Gweler eu gwefan am fwy o fanylion neu YouTube am fideo rhag-flas. Parhau i ddarllen

Archif Genedlaethol Sgrin a Sain Cymru / The National Screen and Sound Archive of Wales: Derbyniad newydd

Mis diwethaf, fe gyrraeddodd casgliad pwysig a ddiddorol i’r archif. Roedd llwyth y lori yn cynnwys 400 cant o ganiau o ffilmiau a animeiddiadau ar 35mm a 16mm oddi-wrth S4C yng Nghaerdydd.
Y dasg cyntaf oedd dad-pacio’r 10 palet a gwneud stoc manwl o bob bocs er mwyn ein galluogi i mewnbwn y teitlau i bas-data [...] Parhau i ddarllen

Archif Genedlaethol Sgrin a Sain Cymru / The National Screen and Sound Archive of Wales: Cyfres ‘Reel History of Britain’

Mae deunydd o’r Archif yn cael ei ddefnyddio yn y gyfres ‘Reel History of Britain’, sydd yn dechrau heno ar BBC 2 am 18:30. Gellir gweld cipolwg o’r gyfres 20 rhan yma drwy dilyn y linc.

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Archif Genedlaethol Sgrin a Sain Cymru / The National Screen and Sound Archive of Wales: Brechdan pryfyn

O bryd i bryd, wrth archwilio ffilmiau dwi’n dod ar draws ambell i rhyfeddod yng nghlwm â’r derbyniadau sydd yn ein gofal.
Wrth pori drwy y rîl 16mm du a gwyn ‘ma ddoe dyma’r pryfyn yma’n ymddangos. Wedi marw ers sbel o’i olwg, druan. Ar y llaw arall, bydd y casgliad yma o ffilmiau ar reilffordd [...] Parhau i ddarllen