Restoration Summer School 2014 – Deadline for application postponed to April 11th

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26/02/2014 – This year’s FIAF Film Restoration  Summer School will be held in Bologna from 28 June to 18 July. Since 2007 Cineteca di Bologna – in collaboration with FIAF, ACE and the EU MEDIA Programme – has been hosting the FIAF Film Restoration Summer School. It is designed both for archivists and staff working at
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ACE Workshop “Collecting, Conserving and Exhibiting in A Digital World”, Bologna 4 and 5 July 2013

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18 June 2013 – With the advent of the Digital, the cinema industry is undergoing a fundamental change.  As films are being made in a new way, they will have to be archived in a new way: Digital film has to be archived digitally. Film archives need to be well prepared to react on these
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Now online: Presentations from the ACE workshop “A digital agenda for film archives”

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29 August 2012 – Presentations made at the ACE workshop “A digital agenda for film archives”, held on 28 June in Bologna, are now available online.  26 experts from 18 European countries discussed the practical, financial and political impacts of digital archiving. It was the 1st in a workshop series called “Management strategies for film archives
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ACE Workshop Series “Management Strategies for Film Archives in the Digital Era”

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4 June 2012 – With the entire film industry changing to digital, film archives need to be well prepared if they want to collect, preserve and show both analogue and digital formats. Based on the recommendations of the “ACE Position Paper on the Digital”, ACE is organising a series of 3 – 4 workshops for
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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 Restoration Summer School / FIAF Summer School 2012

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  4 May 2012 – The 5th edition of the Film Restoration Summer School / FIAF Summer School will take place in Bologna from June to July 2012. The project is organised and hosted by Cineteca di Bologna in collaboration with ACE and FIAF. The main objective of the Summer School is to teach and
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DAEFH Study – Final Report

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The final report of the Study on a Digital Agenda for European Film Heritage is available on-line.  The Study was launched in January 2011 to assess the impact of digitisation for European film archives. It has been conducted  by peacefulfish Productions Ltd, subcontractors were Red Cat Technologies, the University of Helsinki/IPR University Center and the
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Workshop Digital Agenda for European Film Heritage

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19 September 2011 – In January 2011, the European Commission has launched a Study on the challenges of the digital era for film heritage institutions to assess the impact of digitisation for European film archives.  A public  consultation on the preliminary findings is currently being carried out.  A workshop to validate the results of the
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International Symposium “Digital Cinema: What Does the Future Hold for Cinematheques?”

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19 September 2011 – On 13 and 14 October, film makers, curators and historians, technicians, and producers, will meet at La Cinémathèque Française in Paris to discuss the transition from analogue to digital and its impact on the founding missions of cinematheques : to collect, conserve, restore and show. The symposium will focus on 4
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Cinema Experts Group Meeting – Subgroup Film Heritage, Brussels, 19 September 2011

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19 September 2011 – The Cinema Experts Group – Subgroup Film Heritage is a platform offered by the Commission’s Audiovisual Policy and Media Unit to present and discuss projects, policies and best practices related to film heritage. This year’s meeting will focus on film heritage online (The European Film Gateway, Europeana), support models for film
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