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June 24, 2011

Over 13 millions records relating to film, television and radio accessed via pioneering search environment

British Universities Film & Video Council Media Release An innovative ‘all-in-one’ search engine allowing users to access nine online databases, containing more than 13 million records, relating to film, television and radio content has been launched on June 16 by Royal Holloway, University of London (RHUL) and the British Universities Film & Video Council (BUFVC). The BUFVC…

June 17, 2011

PrestoCentre Training Course 2011: Long-Term Audiovisual Digital Preservation. Strategy, Planning and Tools

Press release by PrestoCentre From 12-16 September in Paris and Bry-sur-Marne, France, PrestoCentre organises as part of its Professional Development Training Series a course in “Long-Term Audiovisual Digital Preservation: Strategy, Planning & Tools”. Participants in the course include large audiovisual archives, service providers and technology providers. Training Course Summary The audiovisual (AV) record of the…

June 7, 2011

ERT becomes an associate partner in EUscreen

Ellinikí Radiofonía Tileórasi (ERT), the Greek state broadcasting company has committed itself to EUscreen by becoming an associate partner. The audiovisual archive of ERT will contribute some of their rich content from Greek television. ERT is the second content provider from Greece, the other one, the Hellenic National Audiovisual Archive is a consortium partner of…

April 11, 2011

EUscreen publishes its first Online Access to Audiovisual Heritage Status Report

Press release Increasing access to digitised audiovisual heritage in particular and cultural heritage in general, has become an important topic for institutions in the field of cultural heritage, policy-makers, national governments and the European Commission. This report, written by Wietske van den Heuvel and Lotte Belice Baltussen focuses on access to audiovisual heritage in general…

March 28, 2011

BBC Research & Development launched Musical Moods sound experiment at National Science & Engineering Week 2011

Press release by the BBC As part of National Science & Engineering Week and BBC Research & Development’s Multimedia Classification project, BBC R&D, the British Science Association and the University of Salford launched the Musical Moods research project. To help produce a new way of classifying decades of programmes within the BBC digital archive, the BBC is conducting…

March 21, 2011

EUscreen welcomes a new associate partner

The EUscreen consortium is being expanded with the Nasjonalbiblioteket from Norway. With Norway included, 20 European countries are contributing to the EUscreen project. The Nasjonalbiblioteket has a collection of manuscripts, special collections of books, music, radio and TV programmes, film , theatre, maps, posters, pictures, photographs and newspapers that reflect the Norwegian culture. For EUscreen, they…

February 25, 2011

Film Heritage, Digital Future: Practice and Sustainability for the Film Archive Sector

Press release by the BUFVC A one day event for professionals in film and TV archiving. Friday March 4th 2011 Organised and hosted by Birmingham Centre for Media and Cultural Research Birmingham City University Margaret St Campus What issues are facing film and other audio-visual archives? What are the immediate challenges for archive holders of…

February 16, 2011

National Library of Sweden and the Swedish Film Institute launch new web site for moving images

By Christopher Natzen On February 10 the new web site Filmarkivet was launched by the National Library of Sweden and the Swedish Film Institute. On the site you have the opportunity to see unique archival moving image material that otherwise is rarely accessed. The web site contains mainly shorts, non-fiction films, news-reels and commercials: films…

February 1, 2011

The Power of Television: Including the Historicizing of the Live Romanian Revolution

Press release from Utrecht University Date: February 4 Place: Utrecht The dissertation “The Power of Television: Including the Historicizing of the Live Romanian Revolution” by Dana Mustata’ will be available soon after her defense on Friday, February 4 at Utrecht University. Mustata also works for EUscreen as a researcher where she focuses on contextualisation and…

January 26, 2011

‘Rundfunk und Geschichte’ publishes report on the first EUscreen International Conference

By Dana Mustata The German journal ‘Rundfunk und Geschichte’ will publish in their upcoming issue of February 2011 an extensive report on the results of the first EUscreen Conference that was held in Rome in October, 2010. Aimed at an academic audience, the report makes an overview of the main discussion points at the conference…