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1 Presentation of the Project

2 Why a European Film Gateway?
Partners Goal EFG & Europeana Organisation of work Workpackages and activities Expected results

3 Why a European Film Gateway?
Multiple digitisation projects and repositories of digital collections Need for common registry of digital holdings Need for common interoperability standards Flickr, youtube, etc. influence user expectations, digital libraries initiatives are on their way  Where are the film archives? Trans-domain approach of Europeana Web-based access means international (or world-wide) access  Rights issue

4 Partners Deutsches Filminstitut - DIF e. V. (Coordinator), Frankfurt Association des Cinémathèques Européennes Frankfurt/Brussels Cinemateca Portuguesa - Museu do cinema, Lisbon Cineteca del Comune di Bologna CNR-ISTI, Pisa Det Danske Filminstitut, Copenhagen Europeana Foundation, The Hague Eremo srl, Cupramontana FernUniversität Hagen Filmarchiv Austria, Vienna Istituto Luce, Rome La Cinémathèque Française, Paris Lichtspiel - Kinemathek Bern Lietuvos Centrinis Valstybés Archyvas, Vilnius Magyar Nemzeti Filmarchívum, Budapest Národní Filmový Archiv, Prague Nasjonalbiblioteket, Oslo Nederlands Filmmuseum, Amsterdam reelport GmbH, Cologne Tainiothiki tis Ellados, Athens

5 Goal To make the collections accessible through a common access point
In order to do so, EFG will: Define quality: Specify minimum rules for metadata structure and syntax Define the desired functionalities of the system Make databases of collections and filmographies harvestable (OAI-PMH) Agree on content formats (esp. moving images) Enrich content (indexing and annotating) Clear rights where necessary

6 Objectives

7 Objectives: Infrastructure

8 EFG & Europeana The European Film Gateway will be linked to Europeana Europeana ( provides integrated access to digital treasures from Europe’s museums, archives, audio-visual archives and libraries.

9 Organisation of work WP 8 Project management Administrative Board
WP 7 Legal and organisational governance, Sustainability planning WP 6 Dissemination and networking WP 5 IPR management and administration WP 4 Service implementation and operation, web platform WP 3 Content enrichment and semantic interoperability WP 2 Technical interoperability and access WP 1 User needs and service requirements

10 WP 1: User needs and service requirements
WP Leader: Filmarchiv Austria Activities Workshop on system requirements Functional specifications for the EFG service User survey after launch of the portal

11 WP 2: Technical Interoperability & Access
WP Leader: CNR-ISTI Activities: Technical solutions for EFG Common interoperability schema Metadata harvesting Link to Europeana Guidelines for inclusion of new archives

12 WP 3: Content enrichment & semantic interoperability
WP Leader: Det Danske Filminstitut Activities Cataloguing guidelines Content enrichment (all content providers): Consolidation of filmographic information Indexing objects

13 WP 4: Service Implementation and operation, Web platform
WP Leader: Deutsches Filminstitut Activities Develop the΄face‘ of the EFG service in co-operation with a subcontractor – web site design and content management system Workshop on digital storage and retrieval Hosting&streaming infrastructure (reelport)

14 WP 5: IPR management and administration
WP Leader: Nederlands Filmmuseum Activities: Evaluation of copyright regulations Guidelines for rights clearance Rights clearance (all content providers)

15 WP 6: Dissemination and Networking
WP Leader: Eremo srl – support by Association des Cinémathèques Européennes (ACE) Activities: Maintainance of project web site Dissemination materials (poster, leaflet, ppt, newsletter, etc.) Report of all project dissemination activities Local workshops Database of audiovisual stakeholders

16 WP 7: Legal and organisational governance, Sustainability planning
WP Leader: Association des Cinémathèques Européennes (ACE) Activities Finding and implementing solutions for organisational and financial sustainability

17 WP 8: Project co-ordination
WP Leader: Deutsches Filminstitut Activities Liaison with European Commission Activity reporting Financial administration

18 Expected results Agreement on common interoperability standards for film archives and cinémathèques Best practices for rights’ clearance and IPR management of cinematographic works A single access point to the digitised collections of Europe’s film and audio-visual archives Access to Europe’s film heritage through Europeana

19 The end

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