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Fiat ifta world conference madrid october 2006

Prof. Dr. Sonja de Leeuw

(Project coordinator - Utrecht University)

Johan Oomen MA

(Sound and Vision)

FIAT/IFTA World Conference

Madrid :: October 2006


Fiat ifta world conference madrid october 2006

Why?

  • Television = a cultural space

  • European dimension hardly explored

  • Access remains restricted because of

    -Technology

    -Rights issues

    -Content sources


Main objectives

Main Objectives

  • Stimulating use and re-use of a huge body of digitised television archive content consisting of selected, comparable programme material

  • Accompanying the selected content by knowledge-based descriptions

  • Presenting the selected content using new and existing metadata


Supporting objectives

Supporting Objectives

  • Providing targeted, enriched access to heterogeneous television collections

  • Establish a flexible technical platform

  • Serving as a platform for all heritage organisations with moving image content

  • Enabling in-depth academic research into the history of television in Europe

  • Advancing active engagement with the cultural memory of Europe

  • Stimulating awareness of the role television played in the construction of cultural identities in Europe.


Advisory board

Advisory Board

  • FIAT/IFTA

  • International Association of Sound and Audiovisual Archives (IASA)

  • European Broadcasting Union

  • British Film Institute

  • Joanneum Research

  • University of Madrid


European television history network

European Television History Network

  • Launched at FIAT/IFTA 2004

  • Emphasising the need for close co-operation between archives and academics

  • Advising on the content selection strategy

  • Developing highly relevant case studies in European television history (comparative and cross-cultural)

  • Remaining sensitive to what the different archives hold: again: close co-operation!


Birth television archive www birth of tv org

BIRTH Television Archivewww.birth-of-tv.org


Backend

Thesaurus module

Multilinguality

Contribution application

Metadata and transcoding

Backend


Workflow

Open Archives Initiative

The European Library

Portal

Workflow

ThesauriX

Contribution Tool


Milestones

Milestones

  • M1 User requirements specified and framework for content selection developed(March 2007)

  • M2 Launch of Video Active portal Version 1 (assessment and refinement)(November 2007)

  • M3 Launch of Video Active portal Version 2(October 2008)


Participate

Participate!

  • Benefits:

    • Exposure

      • Critical mass

      • Multilingual

      • International collaboration

    • Exploitation opportunity

      • High-res file transfer

    • Collaboration with scholars


Fiat ifta world conference madrid october 2006

www.videoactive.eu


A still from the series floris nl 1968

A still from the series Floris (NL, 1968)

Prof. Dr. Sonja de Leeuw

(Project coordinator - Utrecht University)

Johan Oomen MA

(Technical Director - Sound and Vision)


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