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SELECTED Month: March 2014
March 31, 2014

Radio Days: The keys to constructing collective identities

Transnational Radio Encounters (TRE) is an ambitious research project. It pulls together radio researchers with varying scopes from across the Northern European hemisphere. Together, they research the overlaps, influences, styles and technologies that have made radio to what it is today. A Report from the Transnational Radio Encounters workshop, Geneva, 13-14 March 2014. By Erwin…

March 26, 2014

Scope: An Online Journal of Film and Television Studies issue 26 now published

Scope is a fully peer-reviewed online journal edited by staff and students in the Department of Culture, Film and Media and Institute for Screen Industries Research at the University of Nottingham. Scope provides a forum for discussion of all aspects of film and television history, theory and criticism. Scope: An Online Journal of Film and Television Studies issue…

March 20, 2014

Lost & Found in Translation

The challenge of translating and subtitling EUscreen’s 40,000 items of television and film content was explored in a special one-day workshop held in November London.  The workshop, aimed at reaching a wide range of general users via translations, was one of a series of three ‘sandpit’ events being held to develop pilot projects targeted at…

March 17, 2014

FIAT/IFTA Seminar on Television Documentary

On 13 and 14 March, the Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision hosted the third seminar of the Television Studies Group of the International Federation of Television Archives (FIAT/IFTA). The seminar focused on television documentary and included a range of documentary practitioners, including former commissioning editors, filmmakers, and film critics, as well as a range…

March 17, 2014

A New Look for the EUscreen Portal

The EUscreenXL project was set up with two key objectives: to increase the amount of audiovisual material which can be accessed via Europeana, Europe’s cultural platform, and to expand the amount of television-related material on the EUscreen portal and to improve the user experience A dedicated task force has set to work on a redesign…

March 13, 2014

EUscreenXL responds to EU copyright consultation

EUscreenXL’s objective is to provide online access to audiovisual archives and collections. EUscreen as a foundation represents its members. It voices the opinion of audiovisual archives in complex discussions about copyright regimes and copyright reform by advocating for widespread and equal access to Europe’s audiovisual heritage. A few months ago, we reported on the dialogue…

March 6, 2014

Call for Papers on Convergent Television(s)

CfP: VIEW Journal of European Television History and Culture Vol. 3, Issue 6 Convergent Television(s): Political Ideas, Industrial Strategies, Textual Features and Audience Practices. Since the 1980s, media convergence has become a buzzword for media studies, a crucial site for academic debate and research and especially a major topic of interest for politics, media industries,…

March 4, 2014

EUscreen recommends: “Television Audiences Across the World. Deconstructing the Ratings Machine”

“This collection is a most comprehensive book on television ratings systems. It offers a remarkable breadth of case studies of nations from North and South America, Europe, and Asia. These also include a wide variety of types of measurement practices and organizational structures. Such an array offers great opportunities for comparative analyses. Just as important,…