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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 20, 2010

Europeana has released it’s Public Domain Charter

Europeana released it’s Public Domain Charter to protect the Public Domain. According to Europeana it is: “a statement that calls for the Public Domain to be kept freely accessible to Europe’s citizens. Europeana believes that material held in trust for the public for generations, often at taxpayers’ expense, should not enter the private sector when…

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…

March 30, 2010

EUscreen safeguards television history

By Christopher Natzén/Mats Rohdin On 4 March 2010, Sonja De Leeuw and Pelle Snickars presented Video Active and EUscreen at the Department of Cinema Studies, Stockholm University’s research seminar. The presentation attracted attention afterwards in an article in the second largest Swedish newspaper, Svenska Dagbladet, written by Professor Astrid Söderbergh-Widding from the Department of Cinema Studies….