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Framework for a EU-wide Audiovisual Orphan Works Registry

Project description


Europeana and creativity
Framework for a EU-wide Audiovisual Orphan Works Registry.

The assessment of the rights status for audiovisual works is critical for their re-use in commercial distribution or for cultural and educational purposes, for example in the context of large digitization projects. Unfortunately, the rights status of such works is often unclear and very difficult to assess, making a significant amount of works inaccessible. The most relevant problem, making the whole issue on audiovisual rights in Europa so complicated, is the lack of a solid, structured and EU-wide information resources.

FORWARD wants to relief commercial entities, cultural institutions and all potential users of audiovisual work of this complexity by creating an automated system that will search, harvest and process information on audiovisual works. This way, users will be provided with an answer about the rights status of a precise work:

  • Is it Orphan?
  • Is it in Public Domain?
  • Is it in-Copyright?
  • Where can the rights be cleared?

This innovative and relevant project aims at a harmonised process in Europe on rights’ status definition, allowing a systematised and simplified access to a vast portion of Europe’s currently underused or unknown cultural assets.
The FORWARD and ARROW systems will be fully compatible and interacting realities, opening the possibility of further integration of Directive 2012/28/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council on certain permitted uses of orphan works was adopted on 25 October 2012. The FORWARD project will be aimed at helping the implementation of the orphan works directive by Film Heritage Institutions. Definitions and workflow established by this Directive and its implementation by Member States will be taken on board by the FORWARD.

Call for proposal

CIP-ICT-PSP-2012-6
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Funding Scheme

PB - Pilot Type B

Coordinator

CINEMATHEQUE ROYALE DE BELGIQUE*
Address
Rue Ravenstein 3
1000 Bruxelles
Belgium
Activity type
Public bodies (excluding Research Organisations and Secondary or Higher Education Establishments)
EU contribution
€ 489 143
Administrative Contact
Nicola Mazzanti (Mr.)

Participants (12)

ASSOCIATION DES CINEMATHEQUES EUROPEENNES ASBL
Belgium
EU contribution
€ 68 604
Address
Rue Ravenstein 3
1000 Bruxelles
Activity type
Other
Administrative Contact
Kerstin Herlt (Mrs.)
NARODNI FILMOVY ARCHIV
Czechia
EU contribution
€ 39 743
Address
Malesicka 12
130 00 Praha
Activity type
Research Organisations
Administrative Contact
Briana Cechova (Mrs.)
DFF - DEUTSCHES FILMINSTITUT & FILMMUSEUM
Germany
EU contribution
€ 182 564
Address
Schaumainkai 41
60596 Frankfurt Am Main
Activity type
Other
Administrative Contact
Aissé De Bonneval (Mr.)
DET DANSKE FILMINSTITUT*DANISH FILMINSTITUTE
Denmark
EU contribution
€ 230 461
Address
Gothersgade 55
1123 Kobenhavn
Activity type
Public bodies (excluding Research Organisations and Secondary or Higher Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Thomas Christensen (Mr.)
Instituto de la Cinematografia y Artes Audiovisuales
Spain
EU contribution
€ 155 086
Address
Plaza Del Rey 1
28004 Madrid
Activity type
Public bodies (excluding Research Organisations and Secondary or Higher Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Laura Carrillo (Ms.)
Kansallinen audiovisuaalinen arkisto
Finland
EU contribution
€ 89 226
Address
Sörnäisten Rantatie 25
00501 Helsinki
Activity type
Public bodies (excluding Research Organisations and Secondary or Higher Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Mikko Kuutti (Mr.)
CENTRE NATIONAL DU CINEMA ET DE L IMAGE ANIMEE
France
EU contribution
€ 31 992
Address
Rue De Lubeck 12
75016 Paris
Activity type
Public bodies (excluding Research Organisations and Secondary or Higher Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Karine Nonnon (Mrs.)
CINECA CONSORZIO INTERUNIVERSITARIO
Italy
EU contribution
€ 591 236
Address
Via Magnanelli 6/3
40033 Casalecchio Di Reno Bo
Activity type
Research Organisations
Administrative Contact
Federico Gambini (Dr.)
FONDAZIONE CINETECA DI BOLOGNA
Italy
EU contribution
€ 156 548
Address
Via Riva Di Reno 72
40122 Bologna
Activity type
Other
Administrative Contact
Gian Luca Farinelli (Mr.)
Stichting Film Instituut Nederland
Netherlands
EU contribution
€ 377 403
Address
Ijpromenade 1
1031KT Amsterdam
Activity type
Other
Administrative Contact
Walter Swagemakers (Mr.)
FILMOTEKA NARODOWA
Poland
EU contribution
€ 77 281
Address
Ul. Pulawska 61
00 975 Warszawa
Activity type
Public bodies (excluding Research Organisations and Secondary or Higher Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Anna Niewęgłowska-Giersz (Mrs.)
FOCAL INTERNATIONAL LTD
United Kingdom
EU contribution
€ 28 336
Address
College Road 79
HA1 1BD London
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Sue Malden (Mrs.)