A​ funumentary:​ ​take​ ​what​ ​you​ ​can,​ ​give​ ​nothing​ ​back...​ ​(NOT)

  • Time: 15h30-16h00
  • Location: Salle Bruyère
  • Level: Intermediate
  • Type: Panel

It’s the summer of 2015, the hottest in recorded history. The European refugee crisis is in full swing and NASA's New Horizon spacecraft arrives at Pluto. In Brussels, the Royal Belgian Film Archive takes a bold leap forward and decides to go “linked” and “open source”. This is the report of our struggle to connect 30.000 items to the outside world using blood, sweat, linked data and open source software. This is about the birth of a new Linked Data framework, sponsored development and how to share and give back. Above all, this is a funny documentary of a bunch of nerds trying to change the world of film archives, asking you to join us.


Hello I'm Davy Hanegreefs

Davy Hanegreefs has worked on digital projects for both companies & cultural heritage institutions, such as, Boekenbeurs & Proxis. Using his experience in e-marketing, e-commerce and database management, he is guiding the Belgian Film Archive towards an open digital future. As part of that work, he is currently also project manager of I-Media-Cities, a European project looking to develop innovative e-environments to facilitate research on cities through audiovisual materials.

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Head of Digital Engagement and Innovation


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Hello I'm Bram Biesbrouck

Bram is the technical lead at Cinémathèque Royale de Belgique (CRB) and Open Source/Linked Data enthusiast.

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Managing Partner

Republic of Reinvention

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