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July 7, 2014

Europeana creates a working group on IPR issues

Considering the variety of special projects and areas involved in Europeana and the fact that most issues are influenced by legal issues, Europeana has decided to create a working group dedicated especially to IPR. The aim of this working group is to coordinate IPR related deliverables and activity across Europeana’s diverse range of activities. This…

May 19, 2014

Learning with AV content, storytelling and copyrights – upcoming events and courses

Check out these exciting new events organised by British Universities Film and Video Council!    Enhancing the learning experience with AV content: licenses, quality and value for money 25 June 2014 (Manchester) and 26 June 2014 (London) How can you engage today’s students? And how can you ensure that your institution is meeting the needs…

April 29, 2014

EBU/GESAC/ICMP/ECSA recommendation for the licensing of broadcast-related online activities

Four European umbrella organizations: European Broadcasting Union, European Composers and Songwriters Alliance, European Grouping of Societies of Authors and Composer and the Global Voice of Music Publishing officially released a recommendation that sets out principles aimed at encouraging the aggregation of rights for the licensing of certain broadcast-related online activities on a cross-border basis. These principles are pursued to strike…

June 24, 2011

Digital Agenda: awards for creative reuse of open data

Press release from the European Commission European Commission Vice-President Neelie Kroes awarded prizes to the winners of the Open Data Challenge and Hack4Europe! competitions at the Digital Agenda Assembly being held in Brussels on 16th and 17th June 2011. Companies, designers, programmers, developers, journalists, researchers and the general public from across Europe participated in the…

March 11, 2011

EUscreen has organised a workshop on IPR-issues

By Wietske van den Heuvel Date: March 16 Place: Hilversum, the Netherlands Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) legislations are different in every European country. One of the major challenges for content providers in EUscreen is to make sure that they provide content which applies to all these different regulations. A lot of work has already been…

February 22, 2011

European Film Gateway project publishes report about copyright issues

By the European Film Gateway (EFG) In order to bring archival materials held in film archives online and giving access to them, rights clearing is a central topic in the framework of the EFG project. EYE Film Institute, one of EFG’s project partners, has established a report on Guidelines for Copyright Clearance and IPR Management. This…

November 8, 2010

Economies of the Commons 2: Paying the Costs of Making Things Free

Press release Amsterdam & Hilversum November 11 – 13, 2010 Economies of the Commons 2 is a critical examination of the economics of on-line public domain and open access resources of information, knowledge, and media (the ‘digital commons’). The past 10 years have seen the rise of a variety of such open content resources attracting…

August 25, 2010

News from the field of e-learning

Although the summer is usually a quiet time for people working in the e-learning business, some organisations and projects continued their activities during these months. Sally Reynolds from ATiT has gathered news about recent developments and activities. The MEDEA awards 2010 Following the closing date of the MEDEA Awards, the organisers are delighted to announce…

August 4, 2010

First EUscreen International Conference on Content Selection Policies and Contextualisation

Date: 7-8 October 2010. Location: Casa del Cinema. Largo Marcello Mastroianni 1, Rome, Italy. EUscreen has organized a two-day conference on content selection policies and contextualisation in the audiovisual domain, to be held in Rome on October 7 and 8 2010. The conference will focus on contextualisation of audiovisual material, especially in the academic field….