Cine-Dance links the art of dancing with animated cinema. How do you sensitise children about cinema while simultaneously working on their physical awareness? The result is an original, participatory project that introduces (the youngest) audience to motion, physical exercise and animated image. Continue reading “Dancing at the movies: Cine-Dance!”
What more could you wish for? Celebrating your national premiere in the JEF festival (Antwerp, Bruges and several more cities in Belgium) and taking home the ECFA Award straight away?! This happened to BINTI, the feature debut of Belgian director Frederike Migom and her young main actors Bebel Tshiani Baloji and Mo Bakker. Continue reading “BINTI premieres with ECFA Award in JEF festival”
The LUCAS dokt! project invited young people to document the 41st edition of the LUCAS – Int. Festival for Young Film Lovers in Frankfurt, Germany. Mentored by photography artist and film educator Urs Tilmann Daun, students got to know the production process of a film and implemented it in various steps into their own work. Continue reading “LUCAS dokt! class documents their festival”
Formerly known as VAF Třeboň, this pitching competition is open for animated projects in development in three categories: Short films, series/TV specials and feature films. ECFA member CEE (for Central & Eastern European animation) welcomes you from 6-8th May in the charming Czech city of Třeboň. Continue reading “CEE Animation Forum in Třeboň (6-8th May)”
The first ECFA Award given in 2019 was also the first ECFA Award ever given out in Russia. In the Spirit Of Fire Festival in Khanty-Mansiysk the award went to the Russian film IT’S NOT FOREVER (original title: ETO NE NAVSEGDA) by Evgenia Jatskina and Alena Rubinstein. Continue reading “First Russian ECFA Award goes to IT’S NOT FOREVER”
In March the Croatian association Kids Meet Art was granted the title of Creative Ambassadors by the Croatian MEDIA Desk and the Ministry of Culture (Department Creative Europe). A great honour for ECFA members Edita Bilaver (President of Kids Meet Art) and Ivana Alpeza (Programme director). Continue reading “Kids Meet Art are Creative Ambassadors”
Belgian ECFA member Loupiote was recently invited to the 3rd “Very Short Film Festival” in Marrakech, Morocco, not only to present a short film and to be on the jury, but also to do a workshop with Moroccan school children. Continue reading “Loupiote goes Marrakech”
ECFA has presented their annual ECFA Awards for Best European Children’s Film, Best European Doc Award and Best European Short Award at the European Children’s Film Community Party during the Berlinale on 9 February, 2019.