>> www.ace-film.eu Founded in 1991, the Association des Cinémathèques Européennes – ACE is an affiliation of 40 national and regional film archives and cinémathèques from all over Europe. ACE is a non-profit organisation under Belgium law, the office and the presidency is currently based at Deutsches Filminstitut, Frankfurt. Its joint role is to protect and promote the European film heritage and to ensure its visibility and accessibility for future generations.
>> www.eremo.net Eremo s.r.l. is an Italian SME specialised in project management in the cultural heritage sector at the national, European and international levels. Eremo’s role in EFG is to provide for dissemination and concertation. The main objectives of the company are to design and manage research projects involving libraries and cultural heritage institutions of all kinds.
>> www.pro.europeana.eu The Europeana Foundation is the governing body of the Europeana service. Its members are the presidents and chairs of European associations for cultural heritage and information associations. The Foundation promotes collaboration between museums, archives, audiovisual collections and libraries so that users can have integrated access to their content through Europeana and other services.
>> www.fernuni-hagen.de With its 72,000 students, the University of Hagen – FUH is the biggest university in Germany. It is the centre for distance collaborative teaching and learning as well as for research and development in virtual communities, including the development and use of respective infrastructural application solutions. FUH is a university of the future for a world of tomorrow.
>> www.iis.fraunhofer.de The Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft zur Förderung der angewandten Forschung e.V. (FhG) is Germany’s leading non-profit organisation for applied research. Currently it consists of 58 independent institutes that form a legal and financial entity. FhG links science with industry by applying results of scientific research to industrial projects. In total it has approximately 13,000 employees and an annual research budget of about one billion Euro.
>> www.isti.cnr.it The Institute of Information Science and Technologies "Alessandro Faedo" (ISTI) was constituted in 2002 and is committed to producing scientific excellence and to playing an active role in technology transfer. The domain of competence covers Information Science, related technologies and a wide range of applications. The activities of the Institute aim at increasing knowledge, developing and testing new ideas and widening the application areas.
Since its founding, reelport has been working closely with international film festivals and film makers. Over 70 international film festivals conduct their submissions through the online portal www.reelport.com. The goal of reelport is to replace the manufacture and shipping of screener DVDs with the introduction of secure screening of the films via the internet. To date, the production and shipping of 320'000 DVDs to festivals, film markets and purchasing agents has been prevented, thanks to the reelport service.
>> www.athena-innovation.gr The Institute for the Management of Information Systems (ATHENA RC/IMIS) is the newest institute of the Research and Innovation Centre in Information, Communication and Knowledge Technologies "Athena", and started operating in March 2007. ATHENA RC/IMIS conducts research and participates in R&D projects in the area of data management and large-scale information systems.