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The Heritage in Motion Award celebrates unique and innovative audiovisual and multimedia projects which promote, explore, document, or safeguard Europe’s cultural heritage. The award values and fosters imaginative new routes for diverse audiences into collections, heritage stories and world heritage.
The Heritage in Motion Award celebrates unique and innovative audiovisual and multimedia projects which promote, explore, document, or safeguard Europe’s cultural heritage. It creates new routes for audiences into collections, and fosters their interest in world heritage.
Founded in 2012 by the European Museum Academy and Europa Nostra, the Heritage in Motion Award is now jointly managed by EMA and the International Foundation Forum of Slavic Cultures, with expert festival developer Mitra joining the team this year.
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With a focus on 1. the opportunities given by the new technologies to promote the cultural heritage; 2. the experiential dimension as the distinctive feature of museums, historical places, and cultural heritage sites (for example immersive environments, multimedia installations, interactive spaces)
A new tool for the interpretation, study, promotion, and audience development of heritage sites and cultural institutions (for instance: VR/AR as a tool to explore the museums’ repositories).
Film, Video, Documentary, Fiction, Animation with a focus on professional audiovisual production on the topics of world/museum cultural heritage.
Youth, Schools, Students, Academy with a focus on movies made by youth on the topic of world/museum cultural heritage.
The 2023 competition is now closed. Stay tuned for the 2024 edition.
Erik Hogenboom worked as journalist and editor in chief at the Diversity Department of Dutch public broadcaster NTR. He coordinated documentary series, magazines and talk shows focusing on diversity in the Dutch multicultural society, and was Executive Producer for the Eurovision Intercultural and Diversity Group, coordinating international co-productions, such as City Folk and Free Spirits.
Amilcar Vargas is an international expert in World Heritage Management and responsible for World Heritage at Casa Batlló. His main task there is the implementation of the World Heritage Convention, raising awareness of the Outstanding Universal Value and pursuing the potential opportunities of Casa Batlló’s inscription on the UNESCO List.