Call for Tender digitisation of photographic materials from Sound and Vision
The Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision aims to contract a single service provider for the digitisation of photographic negatives (colour and black-and-white) from its collections and the development and production of a web-based selection tool.
Size and scope
3 lots of negatives for digitisation:
- Maximum of 165.000 35mm black&white negatives
- Maximum of 150.000 35mm colour negatives
- Maximum of 135.000 6 x 6 colour negatives
2 lots of sheets of 35mm negatives for digitisation:
Prior to the digitisation of the individual 35mm negatives described above, the complete – much larger – 35mm collections will need to be digitised as digital contact sheets.
- approximately 35.000 sheets with 35mm black&white negatives
- approximately 27.000 sheets with 35mm colour negative negatives
the design and production of a web-based selection tool
The 35mm collection will not be digitised in its entirety, it is envisaged that 1 out of every 3 or 4 negatives will be selected for digitisation, depending on content. Prior to the digitisation of the individual 35 mm negatives, the digital contactsheets will therefore need to be presented in a web-based selection tool, which will allow Sound and Vision to select and mark the chosen negatives.
For more information on this tender, please visit www.beeldengeluid.nl/phototender