This online event was a follow-up to the workshop “Film Distribution, Exhibition and Consumption during the Second World War” (Leuven, 2018) and the “Movie Theatres in Wartime” symposium (June 2020, scheduled to take place in Amsterdam, but due to Covid-19 downsized into an online event).
On Thursday 28 May, a group of enthusiasts gathered on Zoom for a Cinema Context datasprint, aimed at cleaning and enriching programming data obtained via automatic extraction from digitised newspapers. For the occasion, a ‘Digifil Editor’ was created, a tool structuring the information that participants
The upcoming CREATE Salon takes place on Thursday 13 December between 3:00-5:00pm, eLab Mediastudies (BG1 room 0,16) Turfdraagsterpad 9, 1012 XT Amsterdam. This month’s topic is text mining, with presentations by Lucas van der Deijl and Kaspar von Beelen. Lucas van der Deijl (UvA): Automatic text
By Mascha van Nieuwkerk The power of genre Genre is a powerful concept for analyzing and understanding historical concert programming. Notions of genre organize concert programs in two ways. First, they are a means of categorizing works and directing audience expectations. Second, they determine
By Mascha van Nieuwkerk ”Completomania” afflicts opera history.’ With this headline De Volkskrant announced the publication of De Annals van de Nederlandse Opera-gezelschappen in 1996, a fifteen-pound heavy book of almost 1300 pages with over five thousand opera productions in the Netherlands in the years