Film in the Netherlands

 - Beelden voor de toekomst With its new website Film in Nederland, EYE Film Institute Netherland brings early Dutch film to life. This site contains the remarkable stories of around 2300 old films.

TV programme bridges the semantic gap

Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike - Beelden voor de toekomst The tagging game Waisda? is one of a series of pilots in the Images for the Future project designed to explore the potential for public participation. The game, which invites players to provide t (...)

Making old films accessible calls for passion and patience

Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike - Images for the Future In the restoration lab at the EYE Film Institute Netherlands old films are restored and digitised. They also recently started work on the processing and storage of digital films.

The Scene Machine Live

Attribution Share Alike - Images for the Future The Scene Machine Live (TSML) is an interactive installation that presents the public with an accessible way into the EYE film collection.

Making available and target groups

The archives of Sound and Vision, EYE, and the National Archive store an enormous amount of interesting, moving, historical, important, rare, and unknown material. Our national audiovisual heritage is contained by kilometers of storing shelves, bunkers, cellars, and safes. When a large part of these archives is digitized, these visual historical gems will be released. They will be given a new life, as educational material, as input for television programs, as web applications, as games, or as en (...)

Advanced video retrieval technology in action: 40 years of Pinkpop

 - Early December, the website was launched; an experimental video search engine offering an innovative way to browse through performances of (...)