Images for the Future

In the project, Images for the Future, four organizations save an important part of the audiovisual heritage of the Netherlands through conservation and digitization. The digitized material will be made available to education and to the public as broadly as possible.

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Amsterdam (1925)

City scenes of daily life and some famous buidlings in the heart of Amsterdam.
Copyright Collection: Sound and Vision
photos digitised
hours of video digitised
hours of film digitised
hours of audio digitised
News

Images for the Future in 90 seconds

Array Creative production studio +1 has made a new promotional video for Images for the Future.
Activities
Open Culture Data Network making culture ​​available in an innovative way for a wider audience. 140,000 images for open data app competition The Nationaal Archief (NA) presented over 140 thousand images during a hackathon organised by Hack de Overheid. Celluloid Remix 2: Found Footage Video-remix competition containing historical fragments from EYE's film collection. Timeline TV 60 Years Online timeline provides clear overview of 60 years of TV in the Netherlands. Film in the Netherlands With its new website Film in Nederland, EYE Film Institute Netherland brings early Dutch film to life. The Scene Machine Live Intuitive interface for the EYE film collection War Memorials in Vision iPhone app makes visiting more than 200 war memorials in the Netherlands an even richer experience. Nationaal Archief joins Wikimedia The Nationaal Archief and Spaarnestad Photo donated a selection of photographs to Wikimedia Netherlands. Verkiezingstijden.nl Verkiezingstijden.nl is a website with an interactive timeline featuring 27 post-war Dutch cabinets. Mapit1418.nl Mapit1418.nl gathered the right locations from photos from the First World War by crowdsourcing. T_Visionarium OPEN CITY A panoramic audiovisual experience. Open Images An open media platform offering access to archive material for creative use Nieuwe toekomst voor Barend & Van Dorp More than 1000 hours of material from this controversial TV talk show now available online Gas in beeld Visitors could capture personal memories of 50 years of gas and remix them live with archive images on a spectacular display of 15 meters wide. Sound and Vision Wiki Discloses knowledge about the collection from the archives of Sound and Vision. Waisda? Video labeling game An intellectually challenging game that asks the player to add keywords to video material and in doing so, the player enhances the searchability of audiovisual archives. Pinkpop featured on Hollands Glorie Innovative Dutch website Hollands Glorie celebrates forty years of the Pinkpop Festival. Celluloid Remix Professionals and amateurs create new productions by remixing old films. ED*IT Educational Platform Interactive education platform which enables access to a wealth of reliable sources from Dutch museums and archives. Nationaal Archief Joins Flickr The Commons The Nationaal Archief is the very first Dutch heritage institution to join Flickr The Commons. Release Twee Vrouwen The first movie EYE has restored, digitised and made available is Twice a Woman of director George Sluizer.
Research

Digitisation audiovisual materials heritage Institutions: Models for licenses and compensations

With this research report the Images for the Future consortium stresses the need to adopt the existing copyright framework applicable to mass digitisation projects in the Netherlands.