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  • Thomas Elsaesser - photo by Amanda Gedeon
    Tuesday 10 December 2019

    Emeritus Professor Thomas Elsaesser: an obituary

    Professor Thomas Elsaesser passed away unexpectedly on 4 December in Beijing. Elsaesser was the founder of the first Film and Television Studies programme at the University of Amsterdam (UvA). Eye looks back with great affection to its association with Elsaesser, particularly in setting up the Master’s in Preservation & Presentation of the Moving Image in 2002/2003. In 2018 Elsaesser was...


  • Thursday 12 September 2019

    Second Eye & Haghefilm Digitaal Film Restoration Traineeship has begun

    The second joint Film Restoration Traineeship Programme between Eye Filmmuseum and Haghefilm Digitaal has started. Li-Chen Kuo has been selected as this year’s trainee. The traineeship is a seven-month paid position and consists of two phases. In...

  • Wednesday 21 August 2019

    Eye in Buenos Aires: book presentation and masterclass

    Ten years ago, From Grain to Pixel. The Archival Life of Film in Transition by Eye’s Chief Curator and UvA Professor Giovanna Fossati was published, a book that became a standard reference in the world of film archiving and restoration. The...

  • Friday 7 December 2018

    New Eye Artist and Scholar-in-Residence programme presented

    Following a long tradition of previous collaborations with renowned artists and academics Eye presents the 2018/2019 edition of the Eye Artist and Scholar-in-Residence programme. This programme which was first introduced in 2017 is by invitation...

  • Friday 16 March 2018

    Program EYE International Conference 2018 online

    How can audio-visual collections be mobilized for the common good? How can preservationists, curators and programmers be trained to achieve this goal? In May 2018, the EYE International Conference will explore answers to these and other questions,...

  • Friday 24 November 2017

    New Artist and Scholar-in-Residence program in EYE Collection Centre

    EYE Filmmuseum celebrates the 70th anniversary of its collection with the creation of a new Artist and Scholar-in-Residence program in the EYE Collection Centre. As of 2017, this initiative welcomes invited artists and scholars to explore and...