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  • Full Programme Announced for EUscreenXL Conference

    The full programme for the EU ScreenXL international conference taking place Thursday 30 – Friday 31 October in Rome is now available. Entitled From Audience to User: Engaging with Audiovisual Heritage Online, the conference is organised by the best practice network for Europe’s audiovisual heritage, EUscreen. Digital access has changed the ways users can consume and […]

  • EUScreen XL at Riga conference

    Last week was the Baltic Audiovisual Archival Council Conference in Riga. For the first time, the EUscreenXL team presented a sneak peak of their new portal.  Read the EUscreen blog post below, or take a look at the original version. The Baltic Audiovisual Archival Council (BAAC) is a non-profit organisation that aims to foster cooperation […]

  • Europeana Sounds website launched

    Scheduled to run from February 2014 to January 2017, Europeana Sounds is a project co-funded by the European Commission and the Europeana Sounds consortium, for a total budget of €6.14m (€4.91m EU contribution). The project is dedicated to opening up access to Europee’s shared sonic heritage, and celebrating the diversity and creativity of sound in […]

  • CFP: EUscreenXL Conference 2014

    From Audience to User: New Ways of Engaging with Audiovisual Heritage Online 30-31 October 2014 Casa del Cinema, Villa Borghese, Rome (Italy) Deadline for applications and abstracts: 21st May 2014 Notification of abstracts acceptance: 9th June 2014 Attracting audiences and engaging users with content has become a key issue for archivists, broadcasters, educators and […]

  • CFP: VIEW Journal Issue 06: Convergent Television(s)

    Political Ideas, Industrial Strategies, Textual Features and Audience Practices. Since the 1980s, media convergence has become a buzzword for media studies, a crucial site for academic debate and research and especially a major topic of interest for politics, media industries, technics, and audiences. The complex process of media convergence combines technical issues linked to digitization, […]

  • VIEW journal # 4

    The latest issue of VIEW, the Journal of European Television History and Culture, focuses on the behind the scenes activities of television and the ‘invisible’, often unrecognised and understated part production personnel have played in the historical formation and development of television. Hidden Professions of Television has been guest-edited by Andy O’Dwyer and Tim O’Sulivan and is […]

  • Online access to audiovisual heritage: EUscreen survey

    EUscreen, the pan-European aggregator of audiovisual heritage for Europeana, is inviting collection managers and legal experts to participate in a survey about online access to audiovisual collections. The purpose of the survey is to find out about the bridges and barriers to access provision. A survey has been created in order to obtain an overview […]

  • EU is Opening up Education

    ‘Opening up Education‘ is a new European Commission initiative that aims to stimulate ways of learning and teaching in schools and universities through ICT and digital content, mainly through the development and availability of open educational resources. To kick-off the initiative, the Commission launched a new website, Open Education Europa, to allow students, practitioners and educational institutions to […]

  • EUscreen visits London, Warsaw and Barcelona

    Representatives from archives and broadcasters across Europe attended EUscreen workshops in London, Warsaw and Barcelona during May and June. The British Universities Film and Video Council (BUFVC), NInA (The National Audiovisual Institute of Poland) and Televisio de Catalunya (TVC3),  hosted a series of busy and productive meetings. The primary objective of the EUscreen project is […]

  • VIEW Journal # 3

    VIEW, the Journal of European Television History and Culture is the first peer-reviewed, multi-media and open access e-journal in the field of European television history and culture. It offers an international platform for outstanding academic research and archival reflection on television as an important part of our European cultural heritage. The second issue of the […]