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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 30, 2011

License to Remix! – Experiences from the Video Remix Workshop and the IPR workshop

By Kati Hyyppä, Sanna Marttila and Wietske van den Heuvel  The License to remix! video remix workshop was organized in the context of the EUscreen project and the Remix Helsinki initiative last November in Helsinki, Finland. The workshop promoted creative, legal re-use of audiovisual media, and archival content in particular. Eleven young adults participated in the one weekend event, creating remixes with video editing…

March 8, 2011

Conference: Video Vortex #6

Date: 10-12 March 2011 Location: Amsterdam The Video Vortex events come back to Amsterdam. Organized by the Institute of Network Cultures, and in a top cultural venue, Video Vortex 6 offers artist presentations (performances, screenings and talks),  hands-on workshops, the launch of the upcoming  Video Vortex Reader II, and a 2-day symposium: Conference Themes Friday,…

November 22, 2010

License to remix! video remix workshop

Press release from TAIK/ Aalto University School of Art and Design Date: 19-21 November Place: Harju Youth Centre, Helsinki The Remix Helsinki initiative supports legal creative reuse of audiovisual materials. Our first event, License to remix! video remix workshop, will be organized between 19 and 21 November at the Harju Youth Centre. The workshop promotes…

October 27, 2010

Save and Savour – Now! UNESCO’s World Day for Audiovisual Heritage

Today is UNESCO’s World Day for Audiovisual Heritage and this year’s theme is “ Save and Savour – Now!”  According to UNESCO, audiovisual heritage contains the records of the 20th and 21st century, but is also vulnerable in it’s current status. There are only 10 to 15 years left to digitize audiovisual records to prevent…

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…

June 1, 2010

EUscreen presentation during TNC2010

By Wietske van den Heuvel Today, Johan Oomen will be showcasing EUscreen during the TERENA Networking Conference (TNC2010) in Vilnius, Lithuania. The conference is hosted by the Lithuanian National Research and Education Network (LITNET). TNC is the largest and most prestigious European research networking conference – over 500 participants including decision makers, networking specialists and managers…

May 31, 2010

New web exhibition and book release about Harry Schein at the National Library of Sweden

By Christopher Natzén In March 2010 the National Library of Sweden (KB) released a new book with the title ”Citizen Schein” (eds. Lars Ilshammar, Pelle Snickars and Per Vesterlund) about Harry Schein, the founder of the Swedish film institute. A web exhibition for the book release was created by Tomas Ehrnborg and Örjan Markusson. The exhibition…

April 20, 2010

Large interest in the National Library of Sweden’s YouTube-channel

By Christopher Natzén During the autumn of 2009, The National Library of Sweden (KB) launched its own YouTube-channel. Upon its release, the channel contained 34 items selected from the Audio Visual Department’s web exhibition and lecture series “News!” (available until 26 April 2010). The exhibition contains news clips from the National Library’s large collection of audiovisual material,…