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Dutch Film Sector joins forces in eye Film Institute Netherlands

28 January 2010 On December 31, 2009, The Filmmuseum, Holland Film, the Netherlands Institute for Film Education (NIF), and the Filmbank pooled their resources to form a new organization. With this merger, the Dutch film world has gained a sector-wide umbrella institute that works to support national cinema culture.
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Mapit 1418 in the top 10 of archives

06 January 2010 As manager of Archieven.blogspot.com amongst others, Eric Hennekam has a clear overview of the latest developments within the field of digital disclosure of archives. He has made a survey of the ten best online archives of the year both for the Netherlands as for abroad.
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Digitization of photographic material has commenced

10 December 2009 The content supplying parties, Sound and Vision, Filmmuseum and National Archive have collaborated intensively over a one year period to draw up the estimate and the European tender for the digitization of photographs and negatives. The National Archive facilitated this process due to its know-how in the field of photo digitization and conservation.
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First selection Open Images available

19 November 2009 The entire first selection of material for Open Images has been placed online. The 469 items that can now be found on Open Images mainly stem from the Polygon Dutch News collection and a few from the Netherlands Government Information Service collection.
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Winner Celluloid Remix announced

29 September 2009 On September 25 the prize winners of Celluloid Remix were announced at the Netherlands Film Festival. Celluloid Remix is an online remix-competition with films from the beginning of Dutch film history organized by the Filmmuseum and Images for the Future. Out of 54 high quality entries the jury picked Jata Haan’s film Movement as the winner.
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Launch Open Images!

24 September 2009 On 24 September 2009 Sound and Vision launched Open Images, a new and open media platform that offers access to a selection of archive material to stimulate creative reuse. Footage from these audiovisual collections can be remixed into new works. Users of Open Images then have the opportunity to add their new material to the platform, in order to expand the archive.