2 Why a European Film Gateway? PartnersGoalEFG & EuropeanaOrganisation of workWorkpackages and activitiesExpected results
3 Why a European Film Gateway? Multiple digitisation projects and repositories of digital collectionsNeed for common registry of digital holdingsNeed for common interoperability standardsFlickr, youtube, etc. influence user expectations, digital libraries initiatives are on their way Where are the film archives?Trans-domain approach of EuropeanaWeb-based access means international (or world-wide) access Rights issue
4 PartnersDeutsches 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 syntaxDefine the desired functionalities of the systemMake databases of collections and filmographies harvestable (OAI-PMH)Agree on content formats (esp. moving images)Enrich content (indexing and annotating)Clear rights where necessary
8 EFG & EuropeanaThe European Film Gateway will be linked to EuropeanaEuropeana (www.europeana.eu) 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 planningWP 6 Dissemination and networkingWP 5 IPR management and administrationWP 4 Service implementation and operation, web platformWP 3 Content enrichment and semantic interoperabilityWP 2 Technical interoperability and accessWP 1 User needs and service requirements
10 WP 1: User needs and service requirements WP Leader: Filmarchiv AustriaActivitiesWorkshop on system requirementsFunctional specifications for the EFG serviceUser survey after launch of the portal
11 WP 2: Technical Interoperability & Access WP Leader: CNR-ISTIActivities: Technical solutions for EFGCommon interoperability schemaMetadata harvestingLink to EuropeanaGuidelines for inclusion of new archives
12 WP 3: Content enrichment & semantic interoperability WP Leader: Det Danske FilminstitutActivitiesCataloguing guidelinesContent enrichment (all content providers):Consolidation of filmographic informationIndexing objects
13 WP 4: Service Implementation and operation, Web platform WP Leader: Deutsches FilminstitutActivitiesDevelop the΄face‘ of the EFG service in co-operation with a subcontractor – web site design and content management systemWorkshop on digital storage and retrievalHosting&streaming infrastructure (reelport)
14 WP 5: IPR management and administration WP Leader: Nederlands FilmmuseumActivities:Evaluation of copyright regulationsGuidelines for rights clearanceRights 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 siteDissemination materials (poster, leaflet, ppt, newsletter, etc.)Report of all project dissemination activitiesLocal workshopsDatabase of audiovisual stakeholders
16 WP 7: Legal and organisational governance, Sustainability planning WP Leader: Association des Cinémathèques Européennes (ACE)ActivitiesFinding and implementing solutions for organisational and financial sustainability
17 WP 8: Project co-ordination WP Leader: Deutsches FilminstitutActivitiesLiaison with European CommissionActivity reportingFinancial administration
18 Expected resultsAgreement on common interoperability standards for film archives and cinémathèquesBest practices for rights’ clearance and IPR management of cinematographic worksA single access point to the digitised collections of Europe’s film and audio-visual archivesAccess to Europe’s film heritage through Europeana
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