BDC project

About BDC Project

The Agency for Cultural Affairs has implemented a support scheme focusing on the priority areas of art and history museums since 2014. Independent Administrative Institution National Museum of Art applied for it and “National Research Project for the Sustainability of Born-Digital Cinema” (=BDC Project)  was approved, for which National Film Center of the National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo acted as the operating body.

The project was continued in 2015 mainly for researching the following four areas:

  1. Research into the preservation and accessibility of digital cinema
  2. Research into the digital preservation and accessibility of film cinema
  3. Research into technology and legal system of digital cinema preservation in foreign countries
  4. Training programs for people specializing in preservation and accessibility of digital cinema.

For more detailed information, please see the following page (in Japanese).