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June 8, 2017

Opening Up the Archives to Student Filmmakers

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…

June 6, 2017

VIEW Journal Celebrates Fifth Anniversary with New Interface

To celebrate its fifth anniversary, the VIEW Journal of European Television History and Culture brings its readers a fully redesigned website and the release of its latest issue on Non-fiction Transmedia. VIEW Journal started five years ago as the first peer-reviewed, multimedia and open access e-journal in its field. The online open access journal now…

May 19, 2017

“Working in an archive can quickly become a routine. So we must challenge ourselves in the field itself.”

An interview with historian, professor of Spanish Language and Literature and archivist researcher at RTV Slovenia Katja Šturm about her institute, her profession and the future of audio-visual archives. Katja Šturm started working at RTV Slovenia as a history student in a part time assistant job on the EUscreen project in July 2010, shortly after…

May 11, 2017

Let’s Make Copyright Right for Education

Paola, a teacher in Italy can show a DVD in class as long as its use is educational and the DVD has been acquired in a legal way. But she is not allowed to show the same programme via YouTube! Mélanie, a French teacher has to ask for permission to the rights holder to scan…

May 1, 2017

Effortless Access with EEXCESS

Europe’s galleries, archives, museums, and libraries (or ‘GLAMs’) are making their cultural, educational and scientific content accessible online. As a result, more and more content is published and accessible through the different providers’ websites. Unfortunately, these cultural and scientific resources are invisible to the majority of the general public. As for web users it’s impossible…