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Lucy Wales

Digital Preservation and Data Manager

Lucy is currently the Digital Preservation and Data Manager responsible for managing the Digital Operations team, the BFI Filmography Researcher and the planning and implementation of data creation and media management workflows for the Heritage 2022 video digitisation and diversity data research projects. Previous to this Lucy was the Information Manager (Maternity Cover), responsible for managing the team of information specialists and the documentation team leader. Her responsibilities include managing data standards and practices in relation to the BFI’s Collections Information Database (CID), to ensure that the BFI National Archive’s collections are documented according to best practice.

Lucy has worked at the BFI as a National Catalogue Data Specialist and then as an Information Specialist since 2013, until moving into the Information Manager role. In those roles she has been responsible for the BFI’s contribution to the National Catalogue by improving data quality through data analysis, cleaning and enrichment. This included creating CID records for the BFI’s Unlocking Film Heritage project, EIDR registration of the UK’s filmography and auditing and acquiring satellite tape collections for the BFI National Archive. She graduated with an MA in Film Archiving from the University of East Anglia and worked in the Information and Archives Department of the BBC for six years before joining the BFI.

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