EUscreen recommends: Infrastructuring for Cultural Commons

24th July 2017

In the paper ‘Infrastructuring for Cultural Commons’, Sanna Marttila and Andrea Botero reflect on their involvement in the design and development of two information systems: EUscreen and Fusion.

Video Collection: Tour de France

21st July 2017

Sunday, July 23rd is the last day of the Tour de France 2017. Did you know the EUscreen Portal contains a lot of Tour de France footage? Watch our Tour de France Video Collection!

Save the date: The Many Lives of Europe’s Audiovisual Heritage Online

5th July 2017

The Many Lives of Europe’s Audiovisual Heritage Online: a one day symposium at Utrecht University (The Netherlands) on May 16th, 2018. And a Farewell Symposium Prof. Dr. Sonja de Leeuw: Professor of Dutch Television History in the European Context at Utrecht University and driving force behind the EUscreen projects.

Louis Armstrong

30th June 2017

In remembrance of jazz legend Louis Armstrong we collected different videos from the EUscreen Archive starring Armstrong. He died on the 6th of July 1971.

Archives in the Digital Era – An interview with Anna Sobczak

26th June 2017

Dr. Anna Sobczak (Poland/France), archivist and records manager, recently published her research ‘Traditional vs. Virtual Archives – The Evolving Digital Identity of Archives in Germany’. We spoke with her about the role and future of archives in relation to digitisation and the web.

Opening Up the Archives to Student Filmmakers

8th June 2017

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…

VIEW Journal Celebrates Fifth Anniversary with New Interface

6th June 2017

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…

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

19th May 2017

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…

Let’s Make Copyright Right for Education

11th May 2017

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…