Content in Motion | Curating Europe’s Audiovisual Heritage
During the 2015 international EUscreen conference in Warsaw, we will discuss the benefits and challenges of memory institutions in making available online their AV collections.
Elsa has been editorial coordinator at Ina Hypermedia Studio since 2006. Former teacher of history and geography, she is now responsible for the educational website Jalons/Milestones. She previously graduated in History and Cinema from the University of Provence.
Casey E. Davis
Casey is Project Manager at WGBH in Boston. She currently manages a number of AAPB projects. Upon the digitization of 40,000 hours of material from 100 public media stations, Casey oversaw the development of the AAPB digital archive (americanarchive.org) and curated Climate Change Conversations: Causes, Impacts, Solutions. Prior to joining the AAPB team, Casey worked on digital projects for PBS' flagship history documentary series, American Experience, and received her MLIS from Louisiana State University. Casey is also a founder of ProjectARCC (projectarcc.org) and serves as archivist for DearTomorrow (deartomorrow.org).
James is Program Manager for the Google Cultural Institute, bringing culture to people through technology. He oversees international partnerships, manages special projects and develops educational strategy. Prior to this he curated at The Tate in London, building the new user-oriented online collection and delivering award-winning interactive interpretation for the galleries at Tate Britain.
John Ellis is Professor of Media Arts at Royal Holloway University London. He leads the ADAPT project and is also chair of Learning on Screen (formerly BUFVC). He is an editor of VIEW Journal of European television history and culture and his publications include Visible Fictions (1982), Seeing Things (2000) and Documentary: Witness and Self-revelation (2012).
Andres is a Professor of Contemporary and Digital History and Director of the Digital History LAB at Luxembourg University. His research focuses on transnational media history, cultural history of communication technologies and digital historiography. He is co-editor in chief of VIEW – European Journal of Television History and Culture and co-founder and member of several European research networks, such as the European Television History Network (ETHN), the Tensions of Europe network (ToE) and the recently launched Network of Experimental Media Archaeology.
Berber is Assistant Professor in Media and Journalism Studies at the University of Groningen. She researches multiplatform television, transmedia storytelling, cultural memory and the re-use of archival footage. She is a member of the RMeS Research school for Media Studies, the European Television History Network, Utrecht University's Centre for Television in Transition and Vereniging Geschiedenis, Beeld en Geluid (Association of History, Image and Sound).
Head of Information Management and Archives at the Radio-télévision belge de la Communauté française de Belgique (RTBF), the Belgian French-speaking public broadcaster. He started his career as a radio sound engineer in 1997, then turned to project management in 2007 before joining the Archives in 2009. He has led various projects at the intersection of broadcasting, IT and content. Xavier holds a MBA from the Solvay Brussels School of Economics, is a member of the FIAT/IFTA Media Management Commission, and teaches Digital Archiving at the Haute Ecole Libre de Bruxelles.
In 2010 Dean co-founded Amara, home to an award winning subtitle editor that makes it easy to caption and translate video. Amara also hosts volunteer localization & accessibility communities, and offers professional tools and services for subtitles. He has experience as an internet activist, technologist, and event producer. Dean is also an affiliate at the Data and Society Research Institute in New York, where he focuses on issues related to crowd work and platform economies.
Peter B. Kaufman
Peter is a documentary filmmaker and writer; Associate Director of Columbia University’s Center for Teaching and Learning (ctl.columbia.edu); and founder and Executive Producer of Intelligent Television in New York (intelligenttelevision.com). Educated at Cornell and Columbia, he produces online courses and video initiatives with Columbia faculty on such topics as the American Civil War and art in Harlem. He is, most recently, co-author of The Problem of the Yellow Milkmaid for Europeana, author of Assessing the Audiovisual Archive Market for PrestoCentre and The Columbia Manual of Video Style, and executive producer of RUSSIA’S OPEN BOOK: RUSSIAN WRITING UNDER PUTIN for PBS.
Lisa joined the British Film Institute as a television curator in 2008, having previously worked for the British Universities Film and Video Council and at the BBC, where she catalogued Radio 4 news and current affairs. She selects television programmes for preservation in the BFI National Archive and assists with BFI projects as well as writing for BFI DVD booklets, the Mediatheques and the BFI website. She is currently working on Visions of Change: the evolution of the British TV Documentary, a season of television documentaries from the 1950s and 1960s which will be accompanied by DVD releases. She is one of the organisers of Home Movie Day London.
Musicologist, manager and curator, specializing in museum development. Director of Muzeum Śląskie in Katowice and Muzeum Górnośląskie in Bytom. Formerly CEO of the Core Exhibition at POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews in Warsaw and curator of Chopin Museum in Warsaw and Żelazowa Wola. She lectured at London Metropolitan University and worked as a researcher at University of Plymouth, UK. Member of ICOM, Museums Association UK, Higher Education Academy UK. Her publications are focused on organology, implicit learning, museums management and psychology of music.
Director of the National Audiovisual Institute (NInA), Malta Festival Poznań and Nostalgia Festival Poznań. Manager, producer and initiator of many cultural events. As director of NInA he was responsible for the organization of the National Cultural Programme of the Polish Presidency of the Council of the European Union and the opening of NInA’s new headquarters. Before NInA he was a director of the Henryk Wieniawski Music Society in Poznan (1997–2002), Teatr Rozmaitości in Warsaw (2002–2005) and the Polish Film Institute (2005).
Jean Christophe Meyer
A Senior Lecturer for German Studies, French Studies and History at the University of Strasbourg (France). His research is focused on the History of European Sports Media, of French television and the History of French-German Relations. His thesis is entitled Television Broadcast Football and its Reception by the Press in France and Germany (1950-1966): The Completion of the “Great Stadium”, a Conveyor of National and European Identity. It was realized in “cotutelle” under the joined direction of Professor Sylvain Schirmann (Institut d’Études Politiques – Strasbourg, France) and Professor Franz-Josef Brüggemeier (Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany).
Professor of Media and Communication at the Department of Media and Culture Studies, Utrecht University. He is co-director of the University’s Centre of Television in Transition and leads the EUscreenXL project. His research and teaching centres on the history and the transformation of television, popular culture and participatory cultures in the digital media environment. He is involved in two projects researching and designing innovative business models: The Future Now, a Dutch consortium led by Utrecht's CrossMediaLab; and SiFTI, a European consortium led by Lillehammer University College.
Claude for most of her career has been working at the French Audiovisual Institute (Ina). Recently in charge of a newly created web archiving activity, she is now head of InaTEQUE, the department which fosters and promotes academic usage of Ina's collections.
Dana Mustata is Assistant Professor in Television Studies at the Department of Media and Journalism Studies, University of Groningen. She has a PhD in television history from the University of Utrecht. Her PhD was the first historical dissertation about Romanian television. She has worked on a number of EU-funded projects, including Video Active and EUscreen. She is co-founder and coordinator of the European (Post)Socialist Television History Network. She is member of the FIAT/IFTA Television Studies Commission and managing editor of VIEW Journal of European Television History and Culture.
Johan is head of the Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision R&D Department (20 FTE) and researcher at the Web and Media group of the VU University Amsterdam. He is an elected board member of the Europeana Association, of the EUscreen Foundation and of CLICKNL, the innovation catalyst for the Dutch creative industries. He is the director of the PrestoCentre Foundation. Oomen and his group are working on research projects (Horizon 2020, ICT-PSP, national) that focus on providing durable access to digital heritage on the Web. Oomen holds an BA in Information Science and an MA in Media Studies.
Daniela is a Research Professor of Interaction Design at the Art & Design Research Centre at Sheffield Hallam University. After ten years of researching user aspects of multilingual and multimedia information access, her research now focuses on personal memories and the design of digital-physical interactions in the field of cultural heritage. For her work Dr Petrelli has received nine awards and recognitions from both academia and industry. She has a PhD in Interaction Design, a Laurea in Information Science, and a Diploma in Fine Arts.
Rutger is a director at Noterik. He joined the company in 2003 when he became responsible for the coordination of webcast services. Since 2009 Rutger is the linking pin between requirements from the market and our general product development.
Mariana works as postdoctoral design researcher in Arki Research Group at the School of Art, Design and Architecture at Aalto University. Her interests are in participatory design approaches and inclusive solutions that weave new media into cultural sites. She has been involved in discussions in relation to open cultural heritage, and social inclusion. Her design practice is about co-designing digital services with special interest communities.
Willemien is an Assistant Professor at the Institute for Cultural Inquiry (ICON) and the Department of Media and Culture Studies at Utrecht University. After working in the cultural field for over a decade, she embarked on a PhD project in Film and Television studies, which she completed in 2012. She is currently involved in EUscreenXL, developing tools for contextualizing and publishing audio-visual content. She is also involved in the SiFTI project, investigating production cultures in successful film and television production companies in the Netherlands.
Piotr C. Śliwowski
Piotr graduated from Cardinal Wyszyński University in Warsaw (history) and AGH University of Science and Technology (postgraduate business studies). He is a co-creator of the Warsaw Rising Museum, where he’s Head of History & Movies Department and a special projects manager (archaeology, air force). Curator and author of numerous exhibitions in Poland and abroad. Producer of City of Ruins (VES© NOMINEE 2011, MUSE© AWARD 2011), producer and co-author of the "Warsaw Uprising", submitted to the Academy Award (Oscar©).
Arne is a computer science graduate from Germany. For the last 10 years he has been working for the Technical University of Athens in the area of Program and Database design for cultural metadata. He’s currently involved in EUscreenXL, Europeana Spaces and LoCloud, and has previously worked on EUscreen, Europeana Fashion, Carare, 3d icons, Athina and other EU funded projects in the cultural heritage domain. Before that, his passion was genomic databases and life science related programming.
Programme Director of EUROCLIO – European Association of History Educators. He has contributed to the implementation of cross-border history education projects in many countries. He has been directly involved with large numbers of implementers of new educational material, providers of initial and in-service teacher training, and promoters of innovation in education in general. He has been consultant to the International Baccalaureate for the History Curriculum Review in 2012, to KAICIID Dialogue Center, and is an author of the Handbook for Intercultural Citizenship Education developed by the Anna Lindh Foundation.
Sebastiaan ter Burg
A freelance photographer and video journalist who has been using Creative Commons licenses as a core component of his business model for almost 10 years. In other words: he creates content that is meant to be shared from the start. He has also worked for Wikimedia Nederland as project manager to help galleries, libraries, archives and museums to make their content available on Wikimedia Commons. Recently he founded Circular Content, an initiative that helps organizations and individual creatives in designing and implementing workflows that support content sharing from the initial idea to the publication of content.
Associate Professor in Communication Studies at the University of Lille 3. He holds a PhD in semiotics from Paris Diderot University and a Master Degree from Bologna University. From 2008 to 2012 he worked as a researcher at the Institut national de l'audiovisuel. He has been a lecturer at Université Sorbonne Nouvelle, Sciences Po and University of Luxembourg. He is author of Mémoires audiovisuelles. Les archives en ligne ont-elles un sens? and co-editor of Vers un nouvel archiviste numérique.
Rob is a member of the EUscreenXL Project Management Board - with special interest in content selection, business models and the development of pilot initiatives. He has extensive experience of researching, curating and writing about broadcasting culture and content, and of working between the academic and cultural sectors. He is currently based at Royal Holloway, University of London.
Vassilis is a senior researcher at the Image, Video and Multimedia Systems Laboratory (IVML) of the National Technical University of Athens, carrying out research in the areas of knowledge representation, ontology engineering, reasoning and semantic search. He is active in Europeana developments and many related projects. He has published 15 journal papers and 60 conference papers. He obtained a Ph.D. in the field of knowledge technologies at the ECE Department of NTUA.
Project lead at the Netherlands Institute of Sound and Vision’s R&D department. He has experience with cataloguing, film preparation and digitization issues and now works on a range of projects that involve search retrieval, user requirements and digital preservation research. In the EUscreenXL project, he is responsible for advocacy and network expansion. Erwin holds a Masters degree in Preservation and Presentation of the Moving Image at the University of Amsterdam. He is also a member of the programming team for the Pluk de Nacht open air film festival.
Harry is Deputy Director at Europeana responsible for the strategy, business and product development of Europeana, Europe’s Library, Museum and Archive. His main passion is the design and implementation of new business models that will support Europe in its aim to make our complete Heritage openly accessible for work, learning and pleasure. Prior to this Harry worked at the Amsterdam based think tank Knowledgeland where he was responsible for business model innovation in the cultural heritage sector. Harry holds a MA in History from Leiden University and has worked over ten years in the Scientific Publishing Industry. Mediocre football player, reasonable cook, aspiring photographer.
Liam is a Senior Curator and Content Producer at RTÉ Archives. He is responsible for the website rte.ie/archives. He has worked as a film and television archivist and is a former head of collections at the Irish Film Archive. Through his own production company Red Lemonade Productions he has independently produced and directed archive based documentaries for RTÉ. In 2013 he won the FIAT/IFTA Most Innovative Use of Archive award and he was Content Producer for the RTÉ team, which received a special mention in the best transmedia experience at the 2015 Prix Italia.