The Film Museum and its nitrate bunker

 - On the De Koningshof estate in the woodlands of Overveen, there is a hidden concrete bunker where the Film Museum has archived a large proportion of its flammable nitrate film stock. Martin van L (...)

National Archive backstage

 - The National Archive is standing in line for a huge opportunity of conservation and digitization. At the beginning of June, the National Archive – in collaboration with Sound and Vision and Filmm (...)

Sound and Vision in top gear

At the beginning of Images for the Future, in 2007, Sound and Vision mainly focused on achieving the targets for digitization of audio and video material. In October 2008 the audio material counted over 20,000 hours on quarter-inch tapes and DAT tapes, of which the largest part belongs to the Images for the Future project. In collaboration with Technicolor over 11,000 hours of video material has now been digitized as well.

Release Twee Vrouwen (Twice a Woman)

 - Beelden voor de toekomst The first movie EYE has restored, digitised and made available is Twice a Woman of director George Sluizer (The Vanishing). After consulting the director, a definitive version was determined.

Interview with program director Hans Westerhof

 - Sound and Vision is not just an archive where audiovisual material is stored. It’s also a production archive that is being used by hundreds of professionals every day. As a result, we have a high (...)