This is one of the largest audiovisual footage collections in Europe concerning the history of the twentieth century, and it has also been nominated by UNESCO-Italy for the membership registration in the “Memory of the World” registry.
Luce’s Film Archive, with a total of more than 4.000 hours of footage, has been fully digitized and it was made accessible on-line since 1998.
Within the last 10 years Istituto Luce – Cinecittà has participated in several EU co-funded projects in the IST, e Contentplus and ICT-PSPcalls, aiming at developing best practices related to digitization and access in the audiovisual domain.
Among them, European Chronicles Online (ECHO), Video Active, European Film Gateway, EUscreen, EFG1914 and Presto4U.
Photos of Europeana Tech Conference Read more Europeana Tech: presentations and videos on-line All presentations and video streams of Europeana Connect Final Conference are available on-line... Its overall objective is to deliver core components which are essential for the realisation of Europeana, the European Digital Library as a truly interoperable, multilingual and user-oriented service for all European citizens.Europeana will also add the music dimension to Europeana by aggregating a critical mass of audio content.Role in the project In Europeana Space Istituto Luce – Cinecittà will be involved in the Europeana TV pilot, mainly as content provider and in the evaluation of the system, and also in the dissemination of the project outcomes in the audiovisual domain and creative industry.Key Personnel Marco Rendina Project manager and IT specialist.
As digitization has become a major task for the cultural heritage sector, more and more cultural institutions are providing access to their digitized collections.