The European Film Gateway (EFG) has released it’s first newsletter. ” Aim of the EFG project is to build a web portal with direct access to over 700.000 objects including films, photos, posters, drawings, sound and text material. The project started with an inaugural meeting on 21 September 2008 bringing together representatives from the 20 partner institutions, including 14 film archives and cinémathèques of the EFG consortium. ” (EFG newsletter no.1) Like Video Active, key issues of the project are copyright and interoperability. Together with Video Active and follow-up EUscreen, the EFG project will be a major source of audiovisual content for Europeana.  

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