Michael Loebenstein

Michael Loebenstein is the Director of the Austrian Film Museum (Vienna). He has worked as a curator, researcher and author in the field of film archiving, history, memory and digital culture since the late 1990s. He was the founder of the Film Museum’s Research & Education department which he headed from 2004–2011 when he left for Australia to lead the National Film & Sound Archive (2011–2016). He worked as project manager and/or investigator on several interdisciplinary research projects, including “Ephemeral Films: National Socialism in Austria” (2011–2016) and “I-Media-Cities” (Horizon 2020, 2016–2019) which were undertaken in close partnership with Ingo Zechner and the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for History and Society. Michael Loebenstein is a published author and was involved in a number of publications dealing with film, archives and museums, and history. He is Secretary-General of FIAF – International Federation of Film Archives; a board member of maa – Medienarchive Austria; and an Honorary Member (Museum Directors) of the Austrian Studies Association.

Participation in Public Deliverables

D2.1 Advanced Digitization Tool Kit

Author

D3.1 Definition of Engagement Levels, Usage Modes, and User Types

Contributor

D3.2 Mind Map Visualizing Multimodal Curating

Contributor

D3.3 Ethics Guideline

Author

D4.1 Controlled Vocabularies Specification

Contributor

D4.2 Metadata Integration Concept

Author

Participation in Events

Pre-Kick-off Meeting

Meeting

Friday, 19.10.2018, 09:15 to Saturday, 20.10.2018, 18:00

Digital Memory. Towards a Research Repository on the Visual History of the Holocaust

Presentation

Tuesday, 19.02.2019, 19:00 to Tuesday, 19.02.2019, 21:00

Kick-off Meeting

Meeting

Wednesday, 27.02.2019, 09:15 to Friday, 01.03.2019, 20:00

Advanced Digitization

Workshop

Wednesday, 20.03.2019, 09:30 to Friday, 22.03.2019, 16:00

Curation of Engagement Levels

Workshop

Monday, 20.05.2019, 09:00 to Tuesday, 21.05.2019, 17:00

Taxonomy of Relations

Workshop

Monday, 19.08.2019, 13:30 to Tuesday, 20.08.2019, 17:00

Archival Research in Eastern European Archives

Mini-Workshop

Monday, 14.10.2019, 13:30 to Tuesday, 15.10.2019, 17:00

Metadata

Workshop

Monday, 21.10.2019, 09:00 to Tuesday, 22.10.2019, 16:00

Vocabularies

Workshop

Thursday, 21.11.2019, 13:45 to Friday, 22.11.2019, 17:00

Bilder der Befreiung. Liberation Footage - Atrocity Pictures

Screening and Discussion

Monday, 09.12.2019, 10:00 to Monday, 09.12.2019, 12:00

A media archeology of destruction. Exploring the visual history of the Holocaust

Presentation

Monday, 27.01.2020, 12:45 to Monday, 27.01.2020, 14:30

Ethics of the Visible and the Displayable

Panel Discussion

Sunday, 02.02.2020, 10:00 to Sunday, 02.02.2020, 11:30

NonAV Metadata (Citavi)

Mini-Workshop

Wednesday, 27.05.2020, 13:00 to Wednesday, 27.05.2020, 17:00

Deputy Coordinator, Work Package Leader, member of the Management Board, OFM team leader
Augustinerstrasse 1, 1010 Vienna – Austria
m.loebenstein@filmmuseum.at