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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Seminar “Archival Film Today”, Municipal Library of Prague, 26 May 2015

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15 May 2015 – How to facilitate access to audiovisual heritage whether it has been digitised or not? Digitisation is being carried on under the rationale of enabling access, but it seems to be only the very first step in making sure that our audiovisual heritage is available, known and alive. Digitising enables access rather
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Balkans’ Memory Closing Conference in Sarajevo 19 November 2014

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12 November 2014 – Balkans’ Memory, co-funded by the European Commission, is a 3-year project which started in 2012. Its objective is to implement the first actions of a policy of preservation and promotion of cinematographic and audiovisual heritage in the Western Balkans. The project is led by INA, in association with the Croatian audiovisual
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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 Future of
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Seminar “Reinventing Cinephilia”, Athens, 25 October 2013

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21 September 2013 – In the wake of the 21st century the issues such as the future of our past and the death of cinema have been raised in the context of the reinvention of Cinephilia. The Greek Film Archive gathers archivists, filmmakers and academics to discuss in a one day conference the future of
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“Sammeln, Sichern, Sehen. Was ist eine Kinemathek?”, Berlin, 13-14 September 2013

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4 September 2013  – Cinémathèques as cultural institutions have a relatively short history, but need to quickly align themselves to radically changing technologies and user expectations. On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the Deutsche Kinemathek – Museum für Film und Fernsehen (Berlin), the Conference “Collecting, preserving, presenting: What are Cinémathèques?” aims to analyse
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Conference “Impact of recent European initiatives on the digitisation of works, 7th June, Brussels

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30 May 2013 -  Large scale digitsation projects, mainly undertaken by libraries and archives, are absolutely indispensable for the promotion of the knowledge society and public access to culture. These projects are all confronted with the challenge of copyright. To date, European Institutions don’t have a specific solution for mass-digitisation. Over the past two years,
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Increase availability of European films for research – Petition by University of Udine

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14 March 2013 – Yesterday, at the XX Udine International Film Studies Conference ( 12-14 March) students, researchers and University professors have launched a petition to the European Parliament, the EU Council and the European Commission to increase the availability of  films to the wider public, but also for research and educational purposes by fostering
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XX Udine International Film Studies Conference, 12-14 March

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11 March 2013 – The digital revolution and the birth of Web 2.0 has fundamentally transformed the media landscape. As a consequence, the question of intellectual copyright is at the very center of the public debate and has also begun to draw the attention of scholars and researcher. The conference “Who’s What? Intellectual Copyright in
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Toute la mémoire du monde, International Festival of Restored Film at the Cinémathèque française, 27 November to 2 December 2012

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7 November 2012 – For its first editon, the International Festival of Restored Film presents more than 40 screenings across the three sections of the programme: Tribute to Martin Scorsese’s Film Foundation, Restorations and early films, The early days of the talkies (1900-1932)  as well as ciné-concerts, workshops, lectures, and roundtable discussionon on the methods
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