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

    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...

  • Wednesday 6 November 2019

    Found-footage film-maker Gustav Deutsch: an obituary

    When Gustav Deutsch passed away last Saturday, 2 November, aged 67, Eye Filmmuseum lost a valued friend. The Austrian film-maker (1952) was a master of the found-footage film genre, and had scoured through film archives all over the world to find...

  • 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 17 May 2019

    Lost film by pioneer Lois Weber to premiere at Eye International Conference

    The short film The Twins has been preserved as part of the Desmet collection at Eye Filmmuseum for decades, but has only recently been identified as one of the lost films from the oeuvre of Lois Weber, the first female American director, producer...