Annual EYE International Conference
May 27- 30, available online
Final program EYE International Conference 2017 now online
From Saturday May 27 to Tuesday May 30, the annual EYE International Conference takes place at EYE Filmmuseum in Amsterdam. The final schedule of this 3-day program is now available online.
This year, the EYE International Conference will host for two days a special 40th edition of the technical symposium The Reel Thing. Founded and curated by Grover Crisp and Michael Friend, The Reel Thing addresses current thinking and most advanced practical examples in the field of preservation, restoration and media conservation, and creates an international common ground for discussion and evaluation. The Reel Thing has been presented all across the United States, as well as Europe and South America, since its inception in 1994.
The Reel Thing at EYE Filmmuseum is a program with a unique line-up of 25 international experts, among whom laboratory technicians, academics, archivists, new media technologists and preservationists. The Reel Thing includes technical presentations and special screenings of restored films.
The opening of the EYE International Conference on Saturday May 27 is part of the EYE Collection Day, featuring recent highlights from the collection of EYE Filmmuseum. The 3rd conference day, on Tuesday May 30, takes place at the new EYE Collection Centre and includes workshops, presentations, a book launch and tours through the building.