The EU Horizon 2020 project “Visual History of the Holocaust: Rethinking Curation in the Digital Age” (2019–2022) explores the potentials as well as the limitations of digital technologies in the ongoing effort to preserve, analyze and communicate historical evidence of the Holocaust, and in particular audiovisual records. It is coordinated by the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Digital History (Vienna), in close collaboration with the Austrian Film Museum (Vienna).

Upcoming and Recent Events


NonAV Metadata (Citavi)

Mini-Workshop
27.05.2020, 13:00 to 27.05.2020, 17:00
Zoom

The specification of the NonAV part of the VHH-EFG Metadata Schema is the aim of this mini-workshop.

Seeing the Camps: Exploring the Visual Memory of the Holocaust

Presentation
13.05.2020, 16:00
Zoom

How did the films from the liberated concentration camps shape the visual memory of the Holocaust?

Consortium & Review Meeting

Meeting
11.03.2020, 09:15 to 13.03.2020, 17:00
Vienna

The annual VHH Consortium Meeting is combined with the first review of the project by the European Commission.

Publications


Article

Video Shot Analysis for Digital Curation and Preservation of Historical Films

Daniel Helm, Martin Kampel, Video Shot Analysis for Digital Curation and Preservation of Historical Films, in: Proceedings of the 17th Eurographics Workshop on Graphics and Cultural Heritage (Nov. 2019), 25-28.

Video Shot Analysis for Digital Curation and Preservation of Historical Films

Anthology

Shot Boundary Detection for Automatic Video Analysis of Historical Films

Daniel Helm, Martin Kampel, Shot Boundary Detection for Automatic Video Analysis of Historical Films, in: Marco Cristani, Andrea Prati, Oswald Lanz, Stefano Messelodi, Nicu Sebe (eds.), New Trends in Image Analysis and Processing – ICIAP 2019. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 11808 (Springer, Cham, 2019), 137-147.

Shot Boundary Detection for Automatic Video Analysis of Historical Films

Deliverable

D4.2 Metadata Integration Concept

This document is intended to inform the acquisition, management and enrichment of metadata pertaining to film materials and related non-filmic archival materials in film heritage institutions, other collecting institutions, or academic institutions.

Deliverable

D4.1 Controlled Vocabularies Specification

This deliverable summarizes the controlled vocabularies to be used in the VHH project as well as the methodologies and processes applied to create them.