Wideo is an online platform providing the users with a way to create, edit and share their videos for free. The service is web-based so the only requirement is a browser. Users can choose (or upload) the images, fonts, animations, videos and audios. By uploading one’s own audio it is possible to make videos with voiceover explanations.
The system is currently in Beta version.
PrestoSpace - Digital Preservation of audio/visual material
PrestoSpace (http://www.prestospace.org/project/index.en.html) is an EU project which aims to enable any European archive owner, from small collections to the largest, to manage an autonomous and realistic patrimonial policy, including preservation and exploitation of digital assets, in order to bring together industry, research institutes and stakeholders at European level to provide products and services for bringing effective automated preservation and access to Europe’s diverse audiovisual collections.
The outcome of the project is "Digital Preservation of audio/visual material", a website for archive owners, academics and the public alike, which provides a first point-of-call for information on the migration and digital preservation of audio/visual works. The site is a repository of the information and experience gained in the PrestoSpace project. You can find information ranging from the tutorial to the academic on planning and executing a digital preservation project and the technologies and processes involved. You will also find training videos, management tools and links to online resources and events in the field of digital preservation.
To find out about the following project, PrestoPRIME, go to http://www.media-and-learning.eu/resource/prestoprime-keeping-audiovisua...
PrestoPRIME - Keeping Audiovisual Contents Alive
PrestoPRIME project, funded by EU, aims to research and develop practical solutions for the long-term preservation of digital media objects, programmes and collections, and to find ways to increase access by integrating the media archives with European on-line digital libraries in a digital preservation framework.
To find out about the previous project, PrestoSpace and Digital Preservation of audio/visual material, go to http://www.media-and-learning.eu/resource/prestospace-digital-preservati...
Digivideo.fi is a Finnish video enthusiasts website where you can find the latest news, topical articles and a lively discussion forum. It links to a Digivideo wiki as well.
EUtube is a Youtube channel dedicated to the European Union to allow visitors to find out more about a Europe of actions and results.
The videos vary in length and type (promotional, informative, awareness raising), ... and users can comments on the videos of this video library.
"The site enables journalists to illustrate European subjects through the distribution of video reports that can be ordered directly on-line. These video reports are also accompanied by a full description of the images used in each film, transcripts of the commentary and interviews."
This video repository is targeting journalists who would like to include the videos in their segments, but the videos are viewable online and could be shown in classes.
This site is managed by MOSTRA on behalf of the European Commission.
Video University - library
This library of the Video University lists internal text-based web pages that are focused on creating and editing a video plus additional files on the business end of creating videos.
JISC Digital Resources
This is a website run by JISC in the UK which provides advice, guidance and training on the creation and use of digital media resources. JISC Digital Media also offer an interesting newsletter called Intermedia which includes news on forthcoming events as well as articles on a variety of relevant topics. The Digital Media service is offered to the UK's Further and Higher Education community and covers creating digital media resources (specifically still im-ages, moving images and sound resources), delivering digital media resources to users, using digital media resources to support teaching, learning and research and managing both small and large scale digitalisation projects.
The JISC Digital Media newsletter is also available here: http://www.jiscdigitalmedia.ac.uk/newsletter/
Webcasts of European Central Bank press conferences
The ECB offers a live webcast of the press conference of the Governing Council of the European Central Bank (ECB) about the their monetary policy decision for the euro area after every first meeting of the month. In the press conference, the President of the ECB explains the decision in an introductory statement, which is followed by a question-and-answer session with media representatives and a few hours later the transcript of the press conference is published on this website. Users can subscribe to receive automatically an RSS audio or video feed.
Virtual E-Race-ing through Digital Discoveries
This is a list of Media Activist Organizations. Blogpost from 2005