Eye is the national museum for film, located on Amsterdam’s IJ harbor and manages more than 40.000 films from all genres.
For information on currently running films and exhibitions, please check: www.eyefilm.nl
The building is open ‘from 11 to 11’ every day for anyone who is interested in film and film culture. Our visitors are welcome in four cinemas, an exhibition space, a floor dedicated to educational activities, a store, and a bar-restaurant.
Eye's collection represents an outstanding sample of film history, from classics and blockbusters to cult films. But Eye does not only focus on the past: it also closely follows the latest developments in film by organizing new acquisitions, programmes, and debates.
Eye is internationally acclaimed for its knowledge of and expertise in the field of film restoration, research, and education. The organization has 165 employees who do their very best to make everything you would want to know about film easily accessible. For young and old, for film enthusiasts and professionals, and from constantly changing perspectives, Eye focuses on film as an art form, as entertainment, and as part of digital visual culture.
Directed by Wouter Sessink
Camera, editing, animation: Wouter Sessink
Intern: Joop Akerboom
Animation ‘exhibitions’ segment: Bas Mooij
Sound mixing: KlevR Sounddesign
Color grading: Martin Klein at Filmmore
Rotoscoping: Jim Zandieh
Additional footage: Thijs Boontjes, Lisette Spiegeler
Thanks to Employees of Eye, Jazzmin van Eijl, Eef van Ruymbeke.
Copyright EYE Filmmuseum Amsterdam 2016. Eye has tried to identify all rightful owners of the materials used. Those who believe they may have rights can contact Eye.