Finalists Announced for the Heritage in Motion Awards 2018

5 September 2018

The Hague, 5 september 2018.  Today 11 finalists were announced for the Heritage in Motion Awards, the international competition for the best multimedia achievements in the field of cultural heritage in Europe. The awards are geared towards creators and producers of films, games, apps and websites on themes related to Europe’s heritage, cultural and natural, tangible and intangible.  

The 11 finalists are competing for 3 awards and one overall Best Achievement Award.

The winners will be announced on Friday 21 September 2018 at the Den Gamle By (The Old Town) in Aarhus, Denmark, during the annual conference of the European Museum Academy. 

The finalists for Heritage in Motion Awards 2018 are: 

MicroMovie GmbH & Museum Barberini with Museum Barberini App - GERMANY

State Museum of Fine Arts, Ministery of culture,, Vizerra, 3Dreamteam with Virtual Museum of Fine Arts – RUSSIA

M&A Digital with The Roman heritage: PO.RO.S - Museum Portugal Romano em Sic - PORTUGAL 

Bruns and Kiss the Frog with Robocase - The host of your collection - NETHERLANDS

Varde Museums, Tinker Imagineers and MOST with TIRPITZ - 4D experience Westcoast Stories - DENMARK/NETHERLANDS

Quecena with Romanization, Government and Territory- PORTUGAL

TAMSCHICK MEDIA+SPACE with Digital Future Space / Ludwig-Erhard-Zentrum – GERMANY

Ijsfontein with The Canon of the Netherlands: 1 exhibition, 5000 years of Dutch - NETHERLANDS 

Romera Diseño y Infografia with This City Keeps Me Safe - SPAIN

Province of Limburg, de Wenkbrauwerij and VRT with Ief Postino - Limburg and Italy connected by letters - BELGIUM

Art of Corner with VR Apps "Artist's Studio BOURDELLE in Montparnasse, PARIS" - FRANCE

Heritage in Motion is a joint initiative of the European Museum Academy and Europa Nostra and is empowered by Europeana.

The European Museum Academy (EMA) is a non-profit foundation representing museums at the European level. It has members in more than 38 countries. The EMA is engaged in developing researches in the field of museum innovation, stimulating new ideas and experiences and offering its services as an incubator for new talents and new programmes in order to improve the quality of museum services and of museological discourse at the European level”.

Europa Nostra, the Voice of Cultural Heritage in Europe, represents a rapidly growing citizens’ movement for the safeguarding of Europe’s cultural and natural heritage. The pan-European network is composed of 230 member organisations (heritage associations and foundations with a combined membership of more than 5 million people), 120 associated organisations (governmental bodies, local authorities and corporations) and also 1300 individual members who directly support their mission. 

Europeana is Europe’s digital platform for cultural heritage, collecting and providing online access to tens of millions of digitized items from libraries, archives, audio visual collections and museums across Europe. Its network brings together cultural heritage, technology and creative industries professionals from across Europe.