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FORWARD Conference “Digitisation of cultural heritage and orphan works” 30/11/16

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9 November 2016 – In 2012, the Orphan Works Directive has been adopted with the aim to unlock hundreds of thousands of objects preserved in Europe’s libraries, museums, archives and cinematheques, to digitse and publish them on portals like the European Film Gateway or Europeana.  How has this objective been put into practise?  The conference,
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FORWARD – Framework for a EU-wide Audiovisual Orphan Works Registry

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Since November 2013, a consortium of 13 partners, among them 11 Film Heritage Institutions and commercial film libraries are working on FORWARD, a three-year EU funded project, which aims at creating an EU wide, semi-automated system to assess the rights status for all types of audiovisual works, including orphans. FORWARD has been initiated by ACE
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Cinema Experts Group meeting of 16 October 2012 – Presentations online

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25 October 2012 – The presentations held at the Cinema Experts Group meeting – Subgroup Film Heritage on 16 October in Brussels are now available online: http://ec.europa.eu/information_society/newsroom/cf/itemdetail.cfm?item_id=8818    

Cinema Experts Group meeting in Brussels

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3 September 2012 – This year’s Cinema Expert Group – Subgroup Film Heritage takes place at the Cinematek in Brussels on 16 October 2012. The Cinema Experts Group is annually organised by the Audiovisual and Media Policy Unit of the European Commission, where experts from all over Europe meet to discuss best practices and policies
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Registration open for “Economies of the Commons 3: Sustainable Futures for Digital Archives” Conference

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16 August 2012  – The international conference “Economies of the Commons 3: Sustainable Futures for Digital Archives” focusing on the challenges and future of archives will take place in Amsterdam on 11 & 12 October 2012. It is announced to be the biggest ‘eCommons’ conference yet with two streams of extraordinary keynotes, presentations, hands-on workshops
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EFG1914 – Film Digitisation Project on WWI Launches

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8 March 2012. During the EFG1914 kick-off meeting on 27/28 February, more than 40 representatives from the 25 partner institutions came together in the German Film Museum in Frankfurt am Main. Among others, film archives from France, Germany, Austria, Hungary, Serbia, Italy, Belgium, Denmark and the Netherlands will digitize up to 650 hours of film
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Film Archives Showcase Their Collections:
The European Film Gateway is Online

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27 July 2011 – After nearly three years of preparation and development, the European Film Gateway – EFG is now online. The portal to the digital collections of European film archives and cinémathèques offers free access to currently about 400,000 digital videos, photos, film posters and text materials. By September, the number of digital items
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STORYDOC 2011: Call for Filmmakers with Mediterranean Projects

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6 April 2011 – STORYDOC is a training programme with the focus on the development of documentary projects. The projects wanted should have a strong Mediterranean connection. The call is open to filmmakers from the region, other filmmakers working on project dealing with the area as well as to Palestinian and other filmmakers from the
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New Europeana Project Calls for World War 1 Memorabilia

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24 March 2011 – Today Europeana launched a new project entitled “Erster Weltkrieg in Alltagsdokumenten” (“The First World War in everyday documents”) with a call to the public in Germany to participate in building a digital European archive by contributing private memorabilia from the First World War. The project is looking for photographs, letters, diaries,
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EYE Launches Website Instant Cinema

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8 February 2011 – Instant Cinema is a new global online platform for experimental and art film, launched by EYE Film Institute Netherlands during the International Film Festival Rotterdam end of January. The goal of the project, initiated by filmmaker and multimedia expert René Daalder, is to make the remarkable works of experimental filmmakers and
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