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Milestone: fourteen proposals for digitizing photo collections

09 June 2009 Thursday, June 4 at 2 P.M. the deadline for delivering proposals for the digitization of photographic material from the National Archive, the Filmmuseum and the Dutch Institute for Sound and Vision expired. The Tender included over 1.300.000 photographs and negatives. The National Archive called for this European tender.
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Stories of Slochteren

03 June 2009 Stories of Slochteren brings the past to life by combining personal memories of 50 years of gas extraction with historical image material. Stories of Slochteren gives the people of Groningen a unique chance to tell their stories about 50 years of gas extraction and to record these stories for the future.
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Launch of Celluloid Remix on BeamLab

16 April 2009 Filmmuseum and Images for the Future launched Celluloid Remix, an online remix competition with films from the beginning of Dutch film history. Professionals and amateurs will remix special Dutch cinematographic material, dating from the period 1917-1932, into new, short films with their own soundtrack. Yesterday, the competition kicked off with a thrilling live performance by Eboman at a packed BeamLab.
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Launch Celluloid Remix op Beamlab

15 April 2009 Within the framework of Images for the Future, the Filmmuseum and Knowledgeland will launch the online remix competition Celluloid Remix on Beamlab on the 15th of April. The Filmmuseum will place 21 unique silent film fragments stemming from the period 1917 – 1932 at the competitors disposal.
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Launch of Digitization of Photo Collections

14 April 2009 In the past six months the National Archive, the Filmmuseum and the Dutch Institute for Sound and Vision have collaborated extensively on the guidelines for the European tender for the digitization of photographic prints and negatives. The National Archive is taking the lead in this trajectory because of its expertise in the field of photography and the digitization of photographs.
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Images for the Future on Museum on the Web

07 April 2009 Images for the Future has been invited to organize a workshop for Museums on the Web. An annual conference about online developments in the cultural, scientific and heritage sector (15th-18th of April 2009).