The Albanian Film Archive: part of European heritage

22nd August 2017

Eriona Vyshka, collection manager at the Albanian Film Archive (AQSHF), recently published 300 videos to Europeana via EUscreen. Read her guest blog about AQSHF, the aggregation process and being part of online European heritage.

Quantifying Autobiography

17th August 2017

Rob Wegter, Student Assistant MA Digital Humanities at the University of Groningen, tells about his experiences during the research project “Me and Myself: Tracing first person in documentary history in AV-collections”, including binge-watching and annotating Dutch documentaries.

Copyright Law in Europe: Exceptions and limitations to copyright

3rd August 2017

The European Audiovisual Observatory published a new report on the state of play of copyright law in Europe. This latest IRIS Plus report ‘Exceptions and limitations to copyright’, guides us through the complex process of the new Copyright Package, presented in September 2016 by the European Commission.

EUscreen recommends: Infrastructuring for Cultural Commons

24th July 2017

In the paper ‘Infrastructuring for Cultural Commons’, Sanna Marttila and Andrea Botero reflect on their involvement in the design and development of two information systems: EUscreen and Fusion.

Video Collection: Tour de France

21st July 2017

Sunday, July 23rd is the last day of the Tour de France 2017. Did you know the EUscreen Portal contains a lot of Tour de France footage? Watch our Tour de France Video Collection!

Save the date: The Many Lives of Europe’s Audiovisual Heritage Online

5th July 2017

The Many Lives of Europe’s Audiovisual Heritage Online: a one day symposium at Utrecht University (The Netherlands) on May 16th, 2018. And a Farewell Symposium Prof. Dr. Sonja de Leeuw: Professor of Dutch Television History in the European Context at Utrecht University and driving force behind the EUscreen projects.

Louis Armstrong

30th June 2017

In remembrance of jazz legend Louis Armstrong we collected different videos from the EUscreen Archive starring Armstrong. He died on the 6th of July 1971.

Archives in the Digital Era – An interview with Anna Sobczak

26th June 2017

Dr. Anna Sobczak (Poland/France), archivist and records manager, recently published her research ‘Traditional vs. Virtual Archives – The Evolving Digital Identity of Archives in Germany’. We spoke with her about the role and future of archives in relation to digitisation and the web.

Opening Up the Archives to Student Filmmakers

8th June 2017

Guest post by Shane O’Sullivan, filmmaker and lecturer in Filmmaking at Kingston University. Kingston University London recently partnered with BFI Education on a new pilot scheme, which challenged first-year filmmaking students on our undergraduate Film degree to produce creative responses – in the form of video essays – to one of twelve short documentaries from…