• ABCinema Sprint at Flatpack Film Festival, Birmingham, 27-29 March 2015

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    19 March 2015 – ABCinema goes UK:  Co-organised by ABCinema partner Watershed (Bristol) as part of the Flatpack Festival in Birmingham, the 3-day sprint will explore innovative approaches to engage the next generation in film heritage and culture outside the formal education environment.The event...

  • Balkans’ Memory Closing Conference in Sarajevo 19 November 2014

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    12 November 2014 – Balkans’ Memory, co-funded by the European Commission, is a 3-year project which started in 2012. Its objective is to implement the first actions of a policy of preservation and promotion of cinematographic and audiovisual heritage in the Western Balkans. The project is led...

  • New ACE Executive Committee elected

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    04  July 2014 – The ACE General Assembly has elected on 2nd July a new Executive Committee.  The members for the term 2014-2016 are as follows:  Michal Bregant, Národní  filmový archiv/ National Film Archive (Prague), Thomas C. Christensen, Det Danske Filminstitut (Copenhagen), Sandra den Hamer,...

  • FORWARD – Framework for a EU-wide Audiovisual Orphan Works Registry

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    Since November 2013, a consortium of 13 partners, among them 11 Film Heritage Institutions and commercial film libraries are working on FORWARD, a three-year EU funded project, which aims at creating an EU wide, semi-automated system to assess the rights status for all types of audiovisual works, including...

  • About ACE

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    The Association of European Cinémathèques (ACE) is an affiliation of 44 national and regional preservation film archives from all over Europe. Its joint role is to protect the European film heritage and to assure that the audiovisual records of the past can be enjoyed and studied for generations to...

ABCinema Sprint at Flatpack Film Festival, Birmingham, 27-29 March 2015

19 March 2015 – ABCinema goes UK:  Co-organised by ABCinema partner Watershed (Bristol) as part of the Flatpack Festival in Birmingham, the 3-day sprint will explore innovative approaches to engage the next generation in film heritage and culture outside the formal education environment.The event brings together experts from Europe’s film archives, cinema practitioners and young
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Copyright reform – Julia Reda’s draft report on the Infosoc Directive

21 January 2015 – Julia Reda, rapporteur of the Legal Affairs Committee, presented yesterday in the European Parliament her draft report on the evalution of the Infosoc Directive 2001/29/EG. Reda, member of the German Pirate Party,  advocates for a harmonization of Copyright in the EU, an equal and mandatory implementation of  the exceptions and limitations
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