May 2009


The European Television History Network (ETHN) will launch its new website during the international conference Television: the Experimental Moment. From Invention to Institution (1935-1955) which is organised by the Université de Paris 8 and the Institut National de l’Audiovisuel (INA). This conference takes place from May 27 to 29 in Paris.

ETHNThe ETHN describes itself as:

” a network that connects scholars, archivists and institutions working on the history of television in Europe. The network encourages the exchange of research and experiences and the development of collaborative research projects that help to explore a comparative approach to television history.”

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Video Active was presented during the iMMovator Cross Media Café, a two monthly meeting for professionals working in the media business,  on May 19 in Hilversum. Theme of this meeting was “Digital Archives”   and about 300 people attended the meeting. Video Active was one of the two-minute pitches where new projects and initiatives are presented.  After the presentation people could also visit the Video Active stand.

Slides of the presentation can be found here

Media can be found here