March 7, 2021

International Women’s Day: Celebrating womanhood

March 8th is International Women’s Day, a date that has been observed since the early 1900’s – a time of great expansion in the industrialized world that saw booming population growth and the rise of radical ideologies. Originally a national day marked in the USA, a day to acknowledge woman’s right quickly turned international. It…

November 17, 2020

Connecting Past, Present and Future at the Digital Asset Symposium

The Association of Moving Image Archivists (AMIA) Digital Asset Symposium 2020 shows Digitization and Artificial Intelligence tools unlocking new potential for archives The human impulse to create, and to save those creations for future generations, is at the heart of the archival profession. But how are these seemingly timeless impulses transformed by current and emerging…

August 31, 2020

Le Grand Gépart: The Tour de France begins!

Every year sports fans and cycling professionals from around the world gather to experience what is often described as the “world’s most prestigious and most difficult bicycle race”: Le Tour de France.  The cycling tour is one of the three major European professional cycling races – along with the Giro d’Italia and Vuelta a España…

June 15, 2020

Two hearts, two brains: Celebrating the work of Christo & Jeanne-Claude

Known for his outlandish installations, Christo was a conceptual artist who gained fame by using monuments and buildings from around the world as his canvas. Alongside his late wife Jeanne-Claude, both artists would transform entire buildings by wrapping them up with large amounts of fabric. The duo’s unconventional work made the headlines on numerous occasions….

May 28, 2020

Engaging Media with the Unified Playout Service

In the recently finalized  Europeana Media project, co-funded under European Commission’s CEF Generic Services scheme, partners Istituto LUCE, Sound and Vision, the Europeana Foundation, TIB, Noterik and ATiT worked together to provide a novel, open-source universal playout service. Development focused primarily on the user experience for audio and video materials on the Europeana Collections website….

April 8, 2020

Theatre in Europe – told by the archives

The theatre arts capture the essence of our societies, traditions, and culture. Although live performances end, the plays themselves live on as long as they are cherished and shared across generations. They are preserved through repeat performance, described in books, or captured on film and stored in archives. We’re proud to present these theatrical memories…

March 16, 2020

Europeana XX: Century of Change

EUscreen join forces with partners of cultural institutions, researchers and fellow aggregators in Europeana XX Century of Change, a CEF funded project that aims to make available and more accessible 20th-century content – audiovisuals, photographs and other types of media – through the Europeana portal. On March 5th and 6th, cultural institutions, aggregators and researchers gathered…

March 4, 2020

Europeana Media in the World, Part II: A workshop report from the FIAT/IFTA World Conference

This is the second part of a two-part workshop report series on the Europeana Media player. You can find the first part here. On October 24th, Europeana Media project partners invited audiovisual archives professionals and researchers to discuss the state of the art of and recommendations for the aggregation and publishing landscape of European audiovisual…