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About the European Film Gateway

The EFG Portal gives you quick access to hundreds of thousands of film historical documents as preserved in European film archives and cinémathèques: photos, posters, programmes, periodicals, censorship documents, rare feature and documentary films, newsreels and other materials. Targeted at scientific researchers and the interested public alike, the EFG offers a look at and behind the scenes of filmmaking in Europe from the early days until today.

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22 September 2016

As a partner of the Europeana Digital Service Infrastructure, Deutsches Filminstitut is seeking a subcontractor to carry out ingests of metadata from 15 European film archives into the database behind the online portal European Film Gateway. Deadline for submissions is 5 October 2016. Read more about the RFP here.

2 May 2016

Today, the FIAF Cataloguing and Documentation Commission (CDC) published the FIAF Moving Image Cataloguing Manual. The manual is available for free in PDF format here. The result of many years of labor and collaboration with numerous professionals in the moving image field, the manual is more than a simple revision of The FIAF Cataloguing Rules for Film Archives (1991).




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