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  • EUscreen video competition

    At EUscreen the editorial team is constantly creating new and interesting collections to highlight our rich European heritage. Today there are more than 60,000 unique videos on the portal to pick from, representing 22 European broadcasters and archives. We are giving the editorial control over the collection to the users by hosting an open competition that […]

  • EUscreenXL User Survey 2015

    EUscreenXL are looking at ways they can improve their online portal, and they need your help.  EUscreenXL provides access to Europe’s audiovisual collections via its online portal, which includes millions of digitised moving image resources from Europe’s museums, libraries and archives. In order to make the portal the best that it can be, EUsceenXL want to […]

  • EUscreen and Metadata

    Metadata quality, interoperability, standardised access – all these are buzzwords commonly used and agreed on as being vital for resource discovery in the digital heritage sector. But what do these words actually mean? More specifically, what do they mean to us in the context of the EUscreen project? The ‘EUscreen and Metadata’ document, compiled by […]

  • VIEW Journal CfP: TV Formats and Format Research

    VIEW Journal of European Television History and Culture devotes its 9th issue (Spring 2016) to TV Formats and Format Research: Theory, methodology, history and new developments. This special issue seeks to build on existing format scholarship and deepen our understanding of the history and continuing growth of the TV format business from a European perspective. During the […]

  • EUscreenXL Portal User Survey 2015 – Your opinion matters!

    Participate in this short survey and help us make EUscreen even better! The EUscreenXL team are trying to improve the EUscreen services every day.  Your opinions will help them tailor the portal to the needs of EUscreen users and learn how to better prioritise the creation of new functionalities. The survey takes just four minutes – but […]

  • VIEW journal # 6: Convergent Television(s)

    The latest issue of VIEW Volume 03 issue 6 / 2014 deals with the history of media convergence from different points of view. It analyses TV convergence from a historical and long-term perspective. This issue is co-edited by Gabriele Balbi, Assistant Professor in Media Studies at the Università della Svizzera italiana, and Massimo Scaglioni, Assistant […]

  • VIEW Journal CfP: Archive Based Productions

    In 1927, when Esfir Schub released her commissioned film The Fall of the Romanov Dynasty to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the October Revolution, she hardly knew that her extensive use of film footage and newsreels of the event would mark the invention of a new ‘genre’: the archive based production or compilation genre. Television […]

  • Freedom Express 1989 exhibition launched

    Freedom Express is an international campaign organised by the ENRS  to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the collapse of communism in Central and Eastern Europe. The campaign started with a study trip for young people, who followed in the footsteps of the events that had changed Europe in 1989. It continues with a travelling multimedia […]

  • EUscreen’s new web portal launches

    EUscreen, the European Network for audiovisual heritage, launches its renewed website offering free online access to thousands of items of audiovisual archives The EUscreen Network is proud and thrilled to announce the launch of its renewed EUscreen website ( during the International Conference From Audience to User: Engaging with Audiovisual Heritage Online, in Rome, Italy […]

  • View Journal CfP: Archaeologies of Tele-Visions and -Realities

    Over the last decade the label “media archaeology” has brought together a growing scholarship investigating new forms of historical research and narratives. While the field resists a coherent methodology, it is generally characterized by its refusal of linear periodization, an emphasis on disregarded objects and historical episodes, and a playful approach to media as hybrid, […]