Advisory Board

Advisory board - Winter School

The Winter School advisory board has delivered input on the content and objectives/goals of the second Winter School edition. The advisory board for Winter School 2017 consists of:

Annemieke de Jong 

Annemieke de Jong is the Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision’s Digital Preservation Officer. She is responsible for developing strategic policies for the long-term preservation of its digital collections. She led the institute’s application for the Data Seal of Approval for Trusted Digital Repositories, which was awarded in August 2016. Annemieke was founder and editor in chief of the Knowledge Base for Audiovisual Archiving and has been an active participant in audiovisual archiving networks and organizations such as FIAT/IFTA, the UNESCO Memory of the World Committee Netherlands and the National Coalition for Digital Preservation.


Reto Kromer

Having graduated in mathematics and computer science, Reto Kromer became involved in audio-visual conservation and restoration thirty years ago. He was head of preservation at the Swiss National Film Archive, and lecturer at the University of Lausanne and the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna. He has been running his own preservation companies and lecturing at the Bern University of Applied Sciences. His current research includes colour spaces, look-up tables and codec programming and emulation.


Eef Masson

Eef Masson is assistant professor at the Media Studies department of the University of Amsterdam. She currently acts as coordinator for its MA programme in Heritage Studies: Preservation and Presentation of the Moving Image, and teaches courses on media preservation and restoration. Aside from her teaching, she publishes on topics in media history (esp. non-fiction and non-theatrical film and the functional uses of media), media archiving and presentation, and the use of digital means for media (history) research.


Harry Romijn

Harry is deputy director of the RHC Groninger Archieven and curator of  the Gronings AudioVisueel Archief (GAVA). After graduating in contemporary history in 1992, he became curator of GAVA, one of the first regional audiovisual archives in the Netherlands. He is co-founder and chairman of the Dutch Council of Regional Audiovisual Archives NORAA and chairman of the advisory board of the audiovisual domain in the Netherlands, AVA_Net.


Rachael Stoeltje

Rachael Stoeltje is the Director of the Indiana University Libraries Moving Image Archive. For two decades she has worked on preserving, collecting, assessing, archiving and providing access to a wide variety of collections. In 2011, she formally established the IU film collections into the IU Libraries Moving Image Archive. In addition to managing the archive, Stoeltje regularly presents, writes and consults on film preservation and content specific topics. She also teaches a class in media preservation and mentors incoming archivists in the field. She serves on the Executive Committee of FIAF (International Federation of Film Archives), is a longtime member of AMIA (Association of Moving Image Archivists) and serves on multiple local, national and international advisory boards committed to preserving our collective cultural heritage.