Of calendars and industries: IDFA and CPH:DOX

This article focuses on the strategies developed by two Northern European documentary film festivals – International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam (IDFA) and Copenhagen International... Read more →

Filming for the Future

NECSUS editor Patricia Pisters has published a book titled Filming for the Future: The Work of Louis van Gasteren. This is the first monograph on the filmmaker to be published in English. Th... Read more →

Seamless Reality at IDFA

For the third time at International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam (IDFA), IDFA DocLab and de Brakke Grond present a joint themed program on the documentary and the digital revolution... Read more →

‘Golden road’ to open access in Amsterdam

SPUI25 in collaboration with the Faculty of Humanities at the University of Amsterdam is hosting a workshop on open access publishing on 17 April 2015 at 14.30h. Using NECSUS as a core case ... Read more →

Pisters on the academic system

NECSUS editor and University of Amsterdam professor Patricia Pisters has written a short article titled ‘Jams, Loops and Downward Spirals in the Academic System’ which is transla... Read more →

Student protests at the University of Amsterdam

On Friday the 13th of February an organisation of concerned students calling itself The New University occupied one of the University of Amsterdam’s buildings. The students are protesting ... Read more →

Colour Fantastic @ EYE Film Institute

EYE Film Institute Netherlands will organise the conference Colour Fantastic: Chromatic Worlds of Silent Cinema from 29-31 March 2015 in Amsterdam. This conference will explore contemporary ... Read more →

Precarious Aesthetics: From Webcams to the Moon

The exhibition Precarious Aesthetics: From Webcams to the Moon, featuring the work of Paula Albuquerque and Daniela de Paulis, opens on 17 January 2015 at Bradwolff Projects in Amsterdam. Th... Read more →

Trans* film festivals: An interview with Eliza Steinbock

by Skadi Loist and Marijke de Valck On a sunny August afternoon in Amsterdam, Marijke de Valck and Skadi Loist of the Film Festival Research Network met cultural analyst, festival programmer... Read more →