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November 7, 2014

Our First Physical Exhibition in the Freedom Express Campaign

On the eve of the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, a unique exhibition entitled ‘Roads to 1989. East-Central Europe 1939-1989.’ was launched in the German capital. The exhibition documents the complicated process through which this part of Europe regained its freedom from communist dictatorship. The exhibition is part of ‘Freedom Express’,…

May 29, 2013

Virtual Exhibitions shortlisted for FIAT/IFTA’s Archive Achievement Awards.

EUscreen’s Virtual Exhibitions entered the second round of one of the most prestigous competitions in the audio-visual archiving domain: FIAT/IFTA’s Archive Achievement Award 2013. It presents the most exciting audiovisual projects of the year and invites you to choose your favourite and vote for it. The EUscreen Virtual Exhibitions have been shortlisted in the category…

September 24, 2012

Exhibitions on Civil Rights, Public Broadcasting, Language and Money

The EUscreen virtual exhibitions were launched during August with 10 exhibitions exploring a range of topics from European identity to Television History and much more. Some exhibitions include materials from all partner archives, while others have been curated by the archives themselves and offer expert narratives on their own content. The first exhibition series saw…

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…

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 25, 2011

BUILDING A NEW FRAMEWORK: VOCATIONAL EDUCATION FOR DIGITAL CURATORS

Press release from Europeana/DigCurV Work has begun on Digital Curator Vocational Education Europe (DigCurV), a new project funded by the European Commission’s Leonardo da Vinci programme to establish a framework for vocational education and training in digital curation which was launched in January. Europe’s digital sector has seen strong growth in recent years. The rapid…

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…

December 17, 2010

1914-18 archive alliance signed

Press release by Europeana The German National Library, Oxford University and Europeana have signed an agreement to digitise family papers and memorabilia from the First World War in order to create an online archive about the people involved in the conflict. Oxford University began the initiative when it asked people across Britain to bring family…