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 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!

Second Life of Heritage Collections | BAAC Annual Conference

3rd November 2017

Projects based on historical archives were the main focus of the 14th BAAC annual conference, which this year was hosted in Warsaw by the National Film Archive – Audiovisual Institute (FINA). Experts from the Baltic region and friends of the Baltic Audiovisual Archival Council (BAAC) met from 11 to 13 October in Warsaw. Here they…

Fashionating images – Where EUscreen meets Europeana Fashion?

1st November 2017

Adriano D’Aloia, Marie-Aude Baronian and Marco Pedroni edited a special issue of Comunicazioni Sociali, Journal of Media, Performing Arts and Cultural Studies (January-April 2017), about audiovisual media studies and fashion. The issue, called ‘Fashionating images’, tries to explore “the intersection and cross fertilization between fashion studies and media studies.” We give you a short overview…

Disaster, Calacas, and Metadata: A FIAT/IFTA Conference Report

25th October 2017

Not lament, but fact: TV has changed. With it, the job of broadcast archivists. “Archivists need to change”, proclaimed Matt White at the opening talks of this year’s FIAT/IFTA World conference. White produced the box office hit The Beatles: Eight Days a Week, built from crowdsourced concert footage. The question is: haven’t we, as a…

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.