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I-Media-Cities Conference and Workshop in Copenhagen: Film, Cities and City Film

The Danish Film Institute and I-Media-Cities host an international conference on the subject of cities and films, both with an eye to how cities have been represented in films, as well as how geo-organized film platforms present and use historical films and footage. Speakers include Claire Thomson, who will address how documentary films have promoted …

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I-Media-Cities Conference Athens: Digital Cinephilia in the Archives

In the one day conference Digital Cinephilia in the Archives: European Cities from grain to pixel, theoretical and methodological issues of the relatively new academic field of digital humanities will be addressed. Also, research partners from I-Media-Cities will provide their reflections on working in and with the I-Media-Cities platform. European archivists will discuss what can …

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Special edition of the Kosmorama magazine dedicated to I-Media-Cities

The respected Kosmorama magazine of the Danish Film Archive has published a special edition dedicated completely to I-Media-Cities. In this edition researchers C. Claire Thomson, Christian Gosvig Olesen, Ingrid Stigsdotter and Maaret Koskinen have  written articles and essays on the project itself as well as the representation of Stockholm and city symphonies as cultural heritage. You can …

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Artifical intelligence of I-Media-Cities at Metroarcheo Conference October 22-23

Simplified access and improved dialogue: Information technologies help social science and humanities research to benefit more from the growing digital collections of cultural, heritage and museum institutions. Alexander Loos from  our project partner Fraunhofer IDMT has adapted recently developed computer vision and machine learning techniques to enrich historical media content with automatically generated metadata for faster and …

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Barcelona Film Heritage Day

Our Project partners, the University of Barcelona and the Filmoteca, are participating to the day of the film heritage dissemination in Barcelona.  Coinciding wth the Mercè festival, there will be a continuous projection of the film “Gent i paisatge de Catalunya” (1926) at the Modernist enclosure of Sant Pau (la Sala Cambó de l’Edifici d’Administració), from …

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I-Media-Cities presented at the European Night of Science in Bologna

On September 18, Gabriella Scipione (CINECA) and Enrica Serrani (Cineteca di Bologna) will be talking about the I-Media-Cities platform during SOCIETY,  a program that is part of the European Night of Science. Between nostalgia for the past and expectations for the future, they will discuss how new technologies, knowledge of the city’s fabric and historical …

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I-Media-Cities at the EBU Conference on Cultural Heritage 2018

I-Media-Cities has been invited to present at the EBU Conference on Cultural Heritage on September the 25th.  The audiovisual and radio archives are vivid testimonies of our history and cultural identities. Preserving and facilitating access to our cultural heritage has a crucial role to play in building the future of Europe. These stories deserve to …

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I-Media-Cities @ the IBC Conference 2018

  Come join us from 13th till 18th of September in Amsterdam! I-Media-Cities will be presented at this year’s International Broadcasting Convention IBC2018 in Amsterdam. At the Fraunhofer booth in hall 8 B80 I-Media-Cities‘ technical partner Fraunhofer IDMT  will present the latest solutions of its automatic metadata extraction and fingerprinting technologies for media asset management, as well as …

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I-Media-Cities Exhibition ‘Imaginary of the ideal city. Cinema amateur in the Eixample (1923-1939)’ in Barcelona

The photographic project “Finestres de la memòria” (“Memory windows”) of the Centre Civic Casa Elizalde in Barcelona is dedicated to recovering the historical graphic memory of the Eixample quarter and reinforcing the identity of the neighborhood. At this moment, the center presents the exhibition “Imaginary of the ideal city. Cinema amateur in the Eixample (1923-1939)”, …

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Second edition of the film festival ‘PROIEZIONI DI CITTA’ in Torino from 4 to 18 July

As part of the I-Media-Cities project, our partners in Torino are warming up for the second edition of Proiezioni di Città, 7 nights of open-air cinema organized by Urban Center Metropolitano in collaboration with Museo Nazionale del Cinema! From 4 to 18 July discover in 7 different public spaces around Torino the cities of the …