Competitions

So GIF-ted! Meet the winners of #GIFitUP 2016

Dear GIF-makers and GIF-lovers! Time to reveal the Winners of GIF IT UP 2016! For this year’s competition, the grand prize and runners up were determined by judges Adam Green of The Public Domain Review and Sarah Schaaf of Imgur. The People’s Choice Award was determined by most notes on Tumblr as of November 14, 2016. […]

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How to make an animated GIF – resources and ideas for your #GIFitUP entry

#GIFitUP is about creating #GIFs from public domain and openly licensed material available in digital libraries around the world. It is a great opportunity to discover some new interesting content, remix and reuse it. It is also a chance to challenge one’s creative skills. Everyone is welcome to take part, especially first-time GIF makers! We […]

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GIF IT UP 2016

After successful runs in 2014 and 2015, GIF IT UP returns for its third year, and Europeana joins in again with our best open collections – see below! GIF IT UP is a challenge looking for the best GIFs created from public domain and openly licensed material available in digital libraries around the world. The competition organised by DPLA aims to encourage all GIF-makers and cultural […]

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GIF IT UP 2015

GIF IT UP is a challenge aiming to find the best GIFs created from copyright-free heritage material. The competition organised by DPLA and DigitalNZ aims to encourage all GIF-makers, creatives, history nuts, and animators to reuse and mix the openly licensed material. Following on from GIF IT UP’s inaugural year in 2014, the competition returns this year, seeking innovative and endlessly looping […]

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Caption this! Summer contest results

The summer has come to an end, so it’s time to announce the winners of our Caption this! contest. In July and August, we weekly posted unusual images on Europeana’s Facebook page and we asked you to come up with a funny caption for them. We had a lot of fun reading all the entries and we are […]

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Caption this! summer competition

Circus Museum, CC BY-SA Here’s a little summer fun for you. Every Friday, we’ll share a great artwork or photo on Facebook and challenge you to come up with a witty caption for it. At the end of the summer, we’ll publish the funniest entries on our blog. So go ahead and caption the first […]

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A passion for design? Then this one is for you

By Milena Popova Process of co-creation for a design pilot at the workshop in Helsinki Do you have a passion for design? Are you an artist, developer, designer or entrepreneur? Join Europeana Creative’s final challenge! We want you to create products and applications that re-use Europeana content relating to the theme of Design. We welcome […]

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Creative challenge - featured

Use Europeana’s content to create an app, game or website

Enter the Europeana Creative Challenge and win a tailor-made support package to bring your product successfully to the market! Europeana is a database of about 30 million cultural and historical documents, images, sound and video files from Europe’s museums, libraries, galleries and archives. The Europeana API allows you to access to most of the collections […]

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