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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…

December 21, 2010

New AV Competence Centre will launch during Screening the Future 2011 Conference

Press release from PrestoPrime The new AV Competence Centre  ― entitled PrestoCentre ― is a membership driven, non-profit organisation that will serve stakeholders in audiovisual digitisation and digital preservation in Europe. It will continue and expand the work of the EU-funded ‘Presto’ projects and will launch at the Screening the Future Conference in Amsterdam on…

October 28, 2010

World Day for Audiovisual Heritage: TVC digital archive holds more than 135.00 hours of video

Press release from TVC UNESCO had proclaimed 27 October as World Day for Audiovisual Heritage, to highlight the importance of audiovisual materials (films, records video and audio, radio and television) and  to encourage the protection and preservation of this documents as  fundamental part of the cultural heritage and  expression of national identity. The social and…

October 19, 2010

Recent conference visits by members of EUscreen: some highlights

By Sally Reynolds, Birgit Gray and Wietske van den Heuvel One of the activities of EUscreen is visiting relevant conferences and meetings, so knowledge can be shared with different stakeholders who represent the different user groups and networks that EUscreen is addressing through the project. Sally Reynolds from ATiT and Birgit Gray from Deutsche Welle…

September 13, 2010

The National Library of Sweden organized a meeting on Open Access at the 76th IFLA 2010 Conference in Gothenburg

By Christopher Natzén During the 76th IFLA Conference “Open access to knowledge – promoting sustainable progress” between 10-15 August, the National Library of Sweden (KB) initiated a satellite meeting on the 9th of August in cooperation with the libraries of the universities of Gothenburg, Uppsala, Lund and Malmö under the headline “Open Access and the…