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Open Images used as a case study in guideline for multimedia formats

18 June 2010 On 17 June the first copy of the Handreiking Multimediaformaten, a guideline for multimedia formats published by Nederland Open in Verbinding and Forum Standaardisatie, was presented during the AVA_Net meeting.
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Video labelling game Waisda? wins prize at EurolTV conference

11 June 2010 On 10 June 2010 the video labelling game Waisda? (a Dutch word-play on ‘what is that’) won the Competition Grand Challenge at EurolTV, the number one conference for interactive TV and web video. Waisda? is the world’s first operational video labelling game for audiovisual archives. The game was developed in May 2009 by the Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision together with Dutch public broadcasting organisation KRO.
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Verkiezingstijden shows 27 post-war governments

25 May 2010 On 25 May the website www.verkiezingstijden.nl was launched, containing audiovisual materials relating to the 27 governments the Netherlands has known since the end of the war. Verkiezingstijden.nl is the result of cooperation between Kennisland, Beeld en Geluid and Nationaal Archief/Spaarnestad Photo. The website allows visitors to place recent political events in a historical context by accessing items of audiovisual heritage.
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J’accuse restored

20 March 2010 Only one color copy of Abel Gances famous anti-war epos J’accuse (1919) has been preserved worldwide. And it can be found in the collection of the Filmmuseum, which secured the future of this classic through elaborate digital restoration.
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Indonesia central in Images for the Future 2010

18 February 2010 The project Images for the Future restores and conserves the audiovisual history of the Netherlands and makes it available to society, now and in the future. Each year, one theme is central to the Images for the Future. In 2010 that is Indonesia.
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National Archive participates in fotografen.nl

28 January 2010 At the beginning of January the website fotografen.nl was launched. The website was built on the artist database RKD-Artists and should develop into the most extensive database for photographers of the Netherlands.