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Economies of the Commons 3 – Sustainable Futures for Digital Archives

11 October 2012 Economies of the Commons 3: Sustainable Futures for Digital Archives will be the biggest ‘eCommons’ yet with two streams of extraordinary keynotes, presentations, hands-on workshops and plenty of networking. The conference will look at two themes: The challenge of large numbers: Digitization and restoration of film, A/V and photography and The future of archives: The Economies of Sharing & Re-Imagining the Archive.
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Open Images: looking back on 2010

03 March 2011 How did Open Images contribute to an open collection of audiovisual material and stimulate the reuse of it in 2010?
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Pre-Conference: Open Video Conference

11 November 2010 On 11 November, Sound and Vision and Knowledgeland organise the Open Video Conference in Hilversum.
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VOB and CDR pull out of Images for the Future

17 September 2010 In consultation with the other partners, the Association of Public Libraries (Vereniging Openbare Bibliotheken – VOB) and the Central Discotheque of Rotterdam (Centrale Discotheek Rotterdam – CDR) have withdrawn from the Images for the Future consortium.
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Video labeling game Waisda? wins ‘Best Archives on the Web Award’

02 September 2010 The video labeling game Waisda? has won the prestigious ‘Best Archives on the Web Award’ in the category ‘Best Use of Crowdsourcing for Description’. The awards have been awarded annually since 2008, and are organised by the popular archive blog ArchivesNext by archive specialist Kate Theimer. This is the third award for Waisda? after winning the Competition Grand Challenge at the EuroITV in Finland last June and the TIMAF European Best Practices Awards.
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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.