This 1,5-day conference which will be taking place in Bologna during the Il Cinema Ritrovato film festival on 30 June and 1 July intends to look at the consequences of the transition from analogue to digital by looking at the self-perception of the archives, their relationship with their users as well as the implications of this paradigm shift for their daily work.
On 8 + 9 June 2011, the Filmarchiv Austria is hosting a conference entitled “Key/Frames – The Filmic Document in the Digital Age“ in Vienna. On the occasion of the upcoming launch of the EFG portal, the conference is going to examine the possibilities, contexts and perspectives of digitisation.
On 30 and 31 May 2011, EFG will hold the open conference “Taking Care Of Orphan Works – Rights Clearance in European Film Archives”. Representatives from film archives, Europeana, and rights holder organisations will meet at EYE Film Institute Netherlands, Amsterdam, to talk about rights clearing and the unsolved question of how to deal with orphan works in Europe’s film archives.
Ximon.nl, the new online streaming platform of the Dutch film and TV heritage institutions, was launched last week. Over 650 hours of high quality feature films, documentaries and TV drama are now available for online viewing. The earliest work dates from 1901 and the latest productions were made in 2010.
This weekend, the Lithuanian Central State Archive will present the European Film Gateway at Lithuania’s biggest and most important cinema event, “Kino Pavasaris” - Vilnius IFF.