Film Digitisation Services for Imperial War Museum London

Film Digitisation Services for Imperial War Museum London

NATO Film Collection. – Contractor will be required to: liaise with the film preservation team based at IWM Duxford, led by the Film Digitisation Manager; clean and where necessary prepare batches of films for digitisation; ensure that the digitisation of the film is undertaken as per the specification to produce both high resolution masters (DPX) and access versions from both mute and sound films.


United Kingdom-London: Preservation services of exhibits

2014/S 099-173266

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Imperial War Museum
Lambeth Road
For the attention of: Simon Bourne
SE1 6HZ London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2074165257
E-mail: sbourne@iwm.org.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.iwm.org.uk

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.3)Main activity

Other: National Museum

I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

NATO Film Collection: Digitisation of Film.

II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 27: Other services

NUTS code UKH12

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

Preservation services of exhibits. Library, archives, museums and other cultural services. The NATO film collection comprises approx. 350 hours of film material taken in the late 1940 s through to the 1990 s. The collection includes documentaries, newsreel, and record footage in both 35 mm and 16 mm, colour and black and white film. The Contractor will be required to
— liaise with the film preservation team based at IWM Duxford, led by the Film Digitisation Manager;
— clean and where necessary prepare batches of films for digitisation;
— ensure that the digitisation of the film is undertaken as per the specification to produce both high resolution masters (DPX) and access versions from both mute and sound films;
— apply colour correction and grading to bring the digital copies up to acceptable viewing quality, and;
— ensure that all film is transported and returned to IWM Duxford, in compliance with the methodology and procedures as identified by IWM.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

9252121092500000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes

II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

This Contracts covers the digitisation of approx. 350 hours of archive film material.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 180 000 and 220 000 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Starting 1.11.2014. Completion 1.3.2017

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
III.2.3)Technical capacity
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Restricted

IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate

Envisaged number of operators: 5
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: Criteria for the selection of tenderers is listed in the Pre-Qualification document which will be issued upon request.
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria

IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document

IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction

An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information

IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

IWM/FVA/924

IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

27.6.2014 – 14:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

VI.3)Additional information

The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement, and the contract will be awarded on the basis of the most economically advantageous tender.
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VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: IWM will incorporate a minimum of 10 calendar days standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. This period allows unsuccessful tenderers to seek further debriefing from IWM before the contract is entered into.
Applicants have two working days from notification of the award decision to request additional debriefing and that information has to be provided a minimum of 3 working days before expiry of the standstill period. Such additional should be requested from the address in section I.1.
If an appeal regarding the award of a contract has not been successfully resolved the Public Sector Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (SI 2006 No. 5) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales & Northern Ireland. Any such action must be brought promptly (generally within 3 months).
Where a contract has not been entered into the court may order the settling of the award decision or order IWM to amend any document and may award damages. if the contract has been entered into the court may only award damages.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

20.5.2014

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