Archives Projects

Together with cooperation partners, the Archives work on indexing, researching, conserving, digitising and publishing the holdings in their collections.

Indexing the Negative Archive of Helga Paris

The Negative Archive of the photographer Helga Paris with a volume of about 226,000 negatives will be indexed and made accessible to the public via the Archives Database.


Indexing of recorded interviews on Eberhard Fechner’s documentary films

The archive of TV and documentary film director Eberhard Fechner comprises nearly 1,500 hours of audio recordings of interviews conducted while preparing for his films. During this project, the recordings will be indexed and linked with existing transcripts.


Film and cultural education

Together with the Film University Babelsberg, the Archives of the Akademie der Künste are developing models appropriate for film and cultural education. Students on the MA in Film Heritage have a work experience semester in the Archives providing scholarly and curatorial support for individual projects, and exploring the possibilities, forms and themes in film education.