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May 18, 2010

More than 75% of teachers in the USA use digital media

By Sally Reynolds The 7th annual study from PBS (USA’s national platform for online educational media resources) on media and technology use within the classroom, provides a range of useful insights on the take up of digital media in the US. The study reports the following main findings: A majority of teachers are using digital media, with…

May 10, 2010

More resources needed for Europeana on-line library

Press release by the European Parlement “The EU’s on-line library, museum and archive – Europeana – needs content from more Member States and further EU funding, according to MEPs. Access to the portal’s material without downloading should be free but copyright must be respected, says a resolution adopted by Parliament on Wednesday. Online since November…

May 3, 2010

Presentation about Open Images and EUscreen on JTS2010

Johan Oomen will give a presentation about the Open Images platform, which will also be involved in EUscreen, during the Joint Technical Symposium 2010 (JTS2010) in Oslo. JTS is a gathering for professionals working in the field of audiovisual heritage and takes place between 2-5 May. Many important stakeholders are involved, like FIAT/IFTA, AMIA, FIAF…

May 3, 2010

Registration for the first FIAT/IFTA Television Studies Seminar is still open

The seminar will be held on May 14 in Paris. This international Television Studies Seminar, hosted by the Institut National de l’Audiovisuel (INA) will present academic papers based on research conducted in FIAT/IFTA member archives and illustrated by extracts provided by those archives. Paper presentations cover various aspects of television history and practice. EUscreen’s predecessor,…

April 27, 2010

Deadline for registration FRAME Seminar closes on 30th April 2010

The “Institut National de l’Audiovisuel” (INA) in collaboration with the International Federation of Television Archives (FIAT/IFTA) and the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) organizes the FRAME seminar from 21st June to 2nd July 2010. FRAME, Future for Restoration of Audiovisual Memory in Europe, is designed for the European professionals of the media industry who are involved…

April 20, 2010

Large interest in the National Library of Sweden’s YouTube-channel

By Christopher Natzén During the autumn of 2009, The National Library of Sweden (KB) launched its own YouTube-channel. Upon its release, the channel contained 34 items selected from the Audio Visual Department’s web exhibition and lecture series “News!” (available until 26 April 2010). The exhibition contains news clips from the National Library’s large collection of audiovisual material,…

April 19, 2010

Presentation of a new multi-lingual Mediterranean television channel during the COPEAM conference

By Claude Mussou From 8 to 11 April 2010, the Permanent Conference of Mediterranean Audiovisual Operators (COPEAM), has met in Paris under the patronage of Mr Nicolas Sarkozy, President of the French Republic. Co-organised by Institut National de l’Audiovisuel (Ina) and supported by France’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Ministry of Culture and Communication, the…

April 15, 2010

Open call for the MEDEA awards 2010

The MEDEA Awards team have re-launched the MEDEA website for this year’s competition with a closing date of 31 July. This site includes a media gallery with best-practice showcases including interviews with the 2009 award winners, finalists and participants in the Highly Commended category. The MEDEA team has also launched a MEDEA YouTube Channel which…