SELECTED Month: February 2011
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


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…

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…

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 10, 2011

5 Million Manuscripts, Films and Texts for Europeana

Press release from Europeana Work begins this week to add over 5 million digital objects, ranging from Spanish civil war photographs to handwritten letters from philosopher Immanuel Kant, to Europeana from 19 of Europe’s leading research and university libraries. The project is called Europeana Libraries and it will put many of these treasures online for…

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…