Access to film heritage in the digital era – Challenges and opportunities

Unlike archiving most other artifacts and objects, film preservation has always been heavily dependent on industry practice. The complicated and vast machinery involved in shooting, duplication, processing and projection of new films has been the same ones used for preserving and presenting film heritage. The recent shift from analogue to digital technology in capture, post-production and distribution of cinematographic works …

Who owns the broadcasting archives? Unravelling copyright ownership of broadcast content

Archives across the Netherlands are tasked to make their archives accessible online. However, progress has been slow, not least because it is difficult to determine who owns the rights to make works available online. Focusing on the Dutch public service radio and TV broadcasting sectors, this book adresses this challenge. First, it disentangles the nature of broadcasts by providing guidance …

Flowchart for Open Online Publication of AV Material

How do we know whether the collection can be made available online? How about copyright? To get a clear view on this, Sound and Vision developed a flowchart which is the basis for every copyright research within its collection. The flowchart makes you aware of copyright. It’s an instrument that provides structure in asking the right questions and finding answers. …

Stroomschema voor online publicatie AV-materiaal

Materiaal ‘open’ online aanbieden houdt in dat het materiaal niet alleen als stream beschikbaar is, maar ook downloadbaar is om grootschalig hergebruik op een laagdrempelige manier mogelijk te maken. Dat doet Het Nederlands Insituut voor Beeld en Geluid door films op Open Beelden te zetten en daarna te ‘doneren’ aan Wikimedia Commons, waarna koppeling aan een artikel op Wikipedia mogelijk wordt. Door het …