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December 16, 2018

Call for Papers: FIAT/IFTA Media Studies Seminar ‘1989: Mapping New Frontiers of Europe and Beyond’

The Media Studies Commission of the International Federation of Television Archives (FIAT/IFTA) announces its forthcoming international seminar ‘1989: Mapping New Frontiers of Europe and Beyond’. ABOUT The event will take place on 14 March 2019 in Luxembourg and is organized in collaboration with the Centre for Digital and Contemporary History at the University of Luxembourg. The one-day seminar focuses…

November 21, 2018

Europa TV: the European Broadcasting Dream

In 1985, five European public broadcasters came together to start Europa TV, the first multilingual television channel for Europe. But already in the fall of 1986, the dream of a European television was failing and the channel has been largely forgotten since. In 2018, Europa TV reemerged on the agenda of the Netherlands Institute for…

February 2, 2018

IDFA Industry Session: From Archive to Storytelling

This past November, the International Documentary Filmfestival Amsterdam (IDFA) hosted the panel discussion Industry Session: From Archive to Storytelling. The guests were archive-researcher James McDonald (All This Mayhem, 2014) and producer Brett Morgen (Cobain: Montage of Heck, 2015; Jane, 2017). They were interviewed by Melanie Rozencwajg, CEO of the company Archive Valley. Archive Valley aims…

January 7, 2016

VIEW Journal publishes issue 08: Archive-Based Productions

EUscreen publishes the open access journal VIEW, which explores Europe’s television history and culture. We’re proud to announce the publication of our winter issue, which is now available in its entirety at www.viewjournal.eu. This eight issue, on the use and re-use of moving image archives in various productions, was co-edited by Claude Mussou, head of…

December 16, 2015

Conference Notes: Content in Motion | Curating Europe’s Audiovisual Heritage: Session 3

Opening & Session 1 | Session 2 | Session 3 | Session 4 | Session 5 & Closing Keynote The third session of our conference, “Historical Views on Curation”, was dedicated to the presentation of papers relevant to the upcoming issue of VIEW, the Journal of European Television History and Culture. VIEW is the first…

December 14, 2015

Conference Notes: Content in Motion | Curating Europe’s Audiovisual Heritage: Session 2

Opening & Session 1 | Session 2 | Session 3 | Session 4 | Session 5 & Closing Keynote The second session of our #EUscreen15 conference, “Context for Curation”, included talks from Casey E. Davis on The American Archive of Public Broadcasting’s digitization process, James Davis on Google Cultural Institute’s new Performing Arts project, and…

December 11, 2015

Conference Notes: Content in Motion | Curating Europe’s Audiovisual Heritage: Opening & Session 1

Opening & Session 1 | Session 2 | Session 3 | Session 4 | Session 5 & Closing Keynote Thanks to everyone who attended the 2015 international EUscreenXL conference. We hope you had a great time with us in Warsaw! In this series of blogposts we’re re-visiting the conference and bringing you the details you…