Archive for November, 2009

Interesting links

Thursday, November 26th, 2009

Below you’ll see some interesting reading material which could be useful one way or the other for our project Images for the Future (and of course other digitization projects). Click here for previous links. Some of the entries are in Dutch.

1. Lost films portal
2. Tropenmuseum en Wikipedia werken samen
3. Utrechtse zoekmachine werkt als menselijk brein
4. De Groene over internetpiraterij
5. Petitie tegen bezuinigingen op digitale kennisinfrastructuur
6. Meanwhile in Kenia
7. How the Portland Art Museum is bringing Art to the People

 

Images for the Future at the AMIA Conference

Saturday, November 7th, 2009

The annual conference of the Association of Moving Image Archivists is a vibrant and dynamic event that brings together archivists, academics and industry professionals. This year, St. Louis is the host city for the AMIA Conference. On the second day of the event, Johan Oomen (Netherlands Institute Sound and Vision) presented the Images for the Future project. The presentation focussed on on user generated video and user generated metadata. Open Images, the Waisda? tagging game, the Beeld and Geluid wiki and Video Active have been presented as example cases. The presentation is available online at Slideshare.

 

T_Visionarium OPEN CITY 360, 3D cinema in Amsterdam

Wednesday, November 4th, 2009

t_visionariumImages for the Future and the Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision are two of the partners contributing to T_Visionarium OPEN CITY. T_Visionarium OPEN CITY is an installation about a century of urbanisation in which documentaries, reports, and interviews are presented in innovative fashion and in three dimensions. The 360º installation, 5 metres tall and 10 metres wide, offers visitors a spectacular, new film experience and the chance to browse by themselves through the material and remix it.
Practical information:
Open from 5 to 22 November,
free entrance every day from 9am – 9pm
and from 19 to 22 November until 10pm
Location: Zuiderkerk, Amsterdam
T_Visionarium OPEN CITY is an initiative within the framework of the VPRO series Urban Century in collaboration with the 4th International Architecture Biennale Rotterdam (IABR) Open City: Designing Coexistence, the International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam, the Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision, Images for the Future, and the iCinema Research Centre. (more…)

 

Interesting links

Tuesday, November 3rd, 2009

Below you’ll see some interesting reading material which could be useful one way or the other for our project Images for the Future (and of course other digitization projects). Click here for previous links. Some of the entries are in Dutch.

1. Overzicht augmented reality
2. Tv-sector wil macht van Buma flink inperken
3. Europe backs down on piracy plans
4. Show me the money – Gratis content loont
5. Meanwhile in New Zealand
6. Heritage Malta participates in SmartMuseum
7. Google integreert muziekdienst in zoekmachine
8. Erasmus prize for Europeana
9. YouTube Launches Real-Time Discussion Search and Tracking
10. Actie tegen bezuinigingen innovatie