• New ACE Executive Committee elected

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    04  July 2014 – The ACE General Assembly has elected on 2nd July a new Executive Committee.  The members for the term 2014-2016 are as follows:  Michal Bregant, Národní  filmový archiv/ National Film Archive (Prague), Thomas C. Christensen, Det Danske Filminstitut (Copenhagen), Sandra den Hamer,...

  • ACE Workshop on Acquisition and Collection Policy in the Digital Era, Bologna, 3 July

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    24 June 2014 – Since 2012, ACE has been organising the workshop series “Management strategies for film archives in the digital era”. Aim of these workshops is to react on the fundamental change caused by the complete digitization of the film industry and the entire cinema chain. This year’s...

  • FORWARD – Rights Registry for Audiovisual and Orphan Works

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    Since July 2013, Cinémathèque Royale de Belgique is coordinating FORWARD, a three-years EU funded project which aims at building up a rights registry for audiovisual works. FORWARD has been initiated by ACE in the context of the Orphan Works Directive 2012/28/EU. The FORWARD system will simplify the...

  • Celebrate Cinema at EYE – Premiere of “Mit Faedreland, Min Kaerlighed”

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    07/03/2014  On Sunday, 30 March, EYE Film Institute Netherlands  will organize a special day dedicated to international film preservation projects.  The first session will focus on The European Film Gateway 1914 project, which has digitised and made available 660 hrs of film from and about the First...

  • 9th Orphan Film Symposium Amsterdam, 30 March – 2 April 2014

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    13/02/2014 – From 30 March to 2 April, EYE Film Institute Netherlands is hosting the 9th edition of the Orphan Film Symposium. The event is organised in cooperation with NYU Cinema Studies and the University of Amsterdam. For the first time, it will be held in Europe. Theme of Orphans 9 is “The...

  • “Licences for Europe” final plenary – ACE signs statement with authors and producers

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    20 November 2013 – On 13 November, the final session of the stakeholder’s dialogue Licences for Europe took place in Brussels.  The initiative was set up jointly by the Commissioners Neelie Kroes (Digital Agenda), Michel Barnier (Internal Market and Services),  and Andrea Vassiliou (Education,...

  • Conference “Our images. Our future”, Brussels, 25-27 November

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    11 November 2013 – On the occasion of its 75 anniversary, the CINEMATEK  Brussels in cooperation with ACE is organising the symposium “Our images, our future.  Securing cinema’s past and future in the digital era”.  The transition to digital has a deep imapct on cinema as it...

  • Filmoteca Española – new online platform

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    31 January 2013 – Filmoteca Española has recently given free online access to the Spanish newsreel NO-DO (Noticiarios y Documentales, 1943 – 1981).  Users can also find a selection of feature films, shorts and documentaries, among them ” Un perro andaluz”  and other important...

  • About ACE

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    The Association of European Cinémathèques (ACE) is an affiliation of 44 national and regional preservation film archives from all over Europe. Its joint role is to protect the European film heritage and to assure that the audiovisual records of the past can be enjoyed and studied for generations to...

  • Austrian Film Museum Publishes “Kinonedelja – Online Edition”

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    6 June 2012 - The Austrian Film Museum has recently published its flagship online video project: “Kinonedelja – Online Edition”. 14 of the original 43 issues of the early Soviet newsreel series “Kinonedelja” (Kino-Week) survive in the Austrian Film Museum’s collection. The newsreels,...

New ACE Executive Committee elected

04  July 2014 – The ACE General Assembly has elected on 2nd July a new Executive Committee.  The members for the term 2014-2016 are as follows:  Michal Bregant, Národní  filmový archiv/ National Film Archive (Prague), Thomas C. Christensen, Det Danske Filminstitut (Copenhagen), Sandra den Hamer, EYE Film Instituut Nederland (Amsterdam), Georg Eckes, Deutsches Filminstitut –
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World War One commemoration ceremony of the United Nations with film material from EFG1914

8 July 2014 -  With a ceremonial event, the United Nations will commemorate the 100th anniversary of the beginning of the First World War in the presence of Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Tuesday, 8 July 2014, 6:30 pm local time, at the UN headquarters in New York. The event will be the only commemoration of
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