Video Case Study: BFI’s Britain on Film: Deepening The Film Map With Crowdsourced Data


Stephen McConnachie, Head of Data Collections & Information at the British Film Institute, presents lessons learned during a recent crowdsourcing project

Speaking at the European Axiell User Conference 2016, on 2-3 June, at the Museum of Science and Industry in Manchester.

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Stephen’s presentation focuses on the early stages of a project to significantly increase the granularity of the BFI’s geodata using crowdsourcing. During the presentation, Stephen gives insight into different approaches that can be taken to crowdsourcing, advantages and disadvantages of each and ultimately how the BFI chose to approach their project.

It offers useful and practical advice on things to consider before embarking on a crowdsourcing project and describes some useful resources which helped the BFI develop their crowdsourcing idea.

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