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The Roles They Are A-Shiftin’: Challenges and Possibilities for Tool Criticism

6th February 2018

In my previous blog post, ‘Quantifying Autobiography‘, I introduced the ‘Me & Myself‘ (M&M) pilot project, for which I am a research assistant. In this post I will try to explain the role that we as a research team have within the larger CLARIAH project, and the shift in research object this entails. Furthermore, I will…

IDFA Industry Session: From Archive to Storytelling

2nd February 2018

This past November, the International Documentary Filmfestival Amsterdam (IDFA) hosted the panel discussion Industry Session: From Archive to Storytelling. The guests were archive-researcher James McDonald (All This Mayhem, 2014) and producer Brett Morgen (Cobain: Montage of Heck, 2015; Jane, 2017). They were interviewed by Melanie Rozencwajg, CEO of the company Archive Valley. Archive Valley aims…

EUscreen recommends: Copyright (and) Culture: the governance of audiovisual archives

8th January 2018

“Copyright (and) Culture: the governance of audiovisual archives” is written by Katharine Sarikakis, Olga Kolokytha and Krisztina Rozgonyi, all working at the Department of Communications of the University of Vienna. In this paper they ask the following research question: What are the policy dynamics of copyright regulation for digital audiovisual (AV) archives in Europe and what…

Music in Movement: an interactive guide to contemporary classical music

21st December 2017

Music in Movement (MiM) is an interactive guide to the life and work of the greatest composers of contemporary classical music. Reusing unique archival resources it highlights the richness of European contemporary music by tracing the stories of four eminent composers: Louis Andriessen, Pierre Boulez, Arvo Pärt and Kazimierz Serocki. Personal stories offered in a…

EUscreen celebrates: European Research Grant “European History Reloaded”

19th December 2017

European History Reloaded: Curation and Appropriation of Digital Audiovisual Heritage (CADEAH) is the title of a programme that is awarded a three-year research grant by the EC Horizon 2020 programme JPICH Digital Heritage. The programme has been designed by a European consortium lead by Utrecht University’s Centre for TV/Screen Cultures in Transition and includes the…

Video Collection: Musical Highlights

4th December 2017

Rock, Jazz or the romantic songs of Serge Gainsbourg: in this video collection we show musical gems dating from 1962 to 2012. A video collection from the EUscreen Portal featuring musical highlights such as performances, interviews and the arrival of legends in different cities. Enjoy browsing through the collection and discover more on EUscreen.eu.

EUscreen recommends: Sharing killed the AVMSD star

27th November 2017

In the paper ‘Sharing killed the AVMSD star: the impossibility of European audiovisual media regulation in the era of the sharing economy’, Indrek Ibrus and Ulrike Rohn focus on the challenges that the ‘sharing economy’ presents to the updating of the European Union’s (EU) Audiovisual Media Service Directive (AVMSD).

Learning on Screen – Audiovisual Citation Guidelines: Second Edition

22nd November 2017

Learning on Screen will publish the second edition of Audiovisual Citation Guidelines in January 2018 after the launch at Learning on Screen’s Members’ Day event on 1st December 2017. This publication sees a comprehensive overhaul of the guidelines with major additions to the new media section. These include further Games citations; and, for the first…

Video Collection: Cities

7th November 2017

Skylines, sights, and city life. In this video collection, you will see what Athens looked like in 1936 or Lisbon in 1960. A collection of 23 videos from the EUscreen Portal featuring 23 different cities!