On September the 21st, with an inaugural meeting in Frankfurt am Main, a new Best Practice Network funded by the European Commission under the eContentplus programme has started: the European Film Gateway (EFG).
This project brings together 20 partners, including 15 European film archives and museums. Their aim is to set up a central point of access to the European film heritage, overcoming institutional and language barriers. The Deutsches Filminstitut is responsible for the co-ordination of the project, which has also the EDL Foundation among its partners. The Deutsches Filminstitut is on the Video Active Advisory Board and the two projects are happy to announce they will work together closely. (more…)