FIAF and ACE
The Austrian Film Museum is member of the Fédération Internationale des Archives du Film (FIAF) and the Association des Cinémathèques Européennes (ACE).
The International Federation of Film Archives (FIAF) brings together institutions dedicated to rescuing films both as cultural heritage and as historical documents. Founded in Paris in 1938, FIAF is a collaborative association of the world's leading film archives whose purpose has always been to ensure the proper preservation and showing of motion pictures. Today, more than 150 archives in over 77 countries collect, restore, and exhibit films and cinema documentation spanning the entire history of film.
The Association of European Cinémathèques (ACE) is an affiliation of 44 national and regional preservation film archives from all over Europe. Its role is to protect the European film heritage and to assure that the audiovisual records of the past can be enjoyed and studied for generations to come. ACE's main aims are: to guarantee the survival of the European film heritage and to ensure and enhance its continuing visibility on the cinema screen as well as through digital Technologies.