Both at the Oulu Int. Children’s Film Festival (Finland) and the AleKino Festival (Poznan, Poland) the ECFA Award went to the Danish film I AM WILLIAM by Jonas Elmer. Continue reading “I AM WILLIAM triumphs at two ECFA festivals”
The Toronto Kids Int. Film Festival TIFF recently announced a reimagining of its family programming. The longstanding annual TIFF will be retired and digiPlaySpace, the interactive playground for kids, will be rebranded for a 14+ audience. Continue reading “TIFF Kids – a festival retires”
On 10-11th January 2019 the two-day conference ‘FAME, Take 1. Film and Media for Education’ will be held in Tallinn, Estonia. Continue reading “Film Education Conference in Tallinn”
Filem’on, the Brussels Children’s Film Festival, was brave enough to host two ECFA juries to decide upon one ECFA Doc and one ECFA Short Award.
“100 titles every child should have seen“. With this rather compelling slogan, Cinekid and broadcaster VPRO recently published their list of favourite films. Continue reading “Cinekid publishes list of 100 ‘must-see-children’s-films’”
“We were deeply impressed by the honest and authentic way the main protagonist is portrayed by the filmmaker, in a poetic and strikingly coherent manner,” states the ECFA Jury at the doxs! festival, where an ECFA Doc Award was presented for the third time. Continue reading “ECFA Doc Award for APOLLO JAVAKHETI”
What if you’re winning one festival award after the other, but still didn’t get nominated for the ECFA Award? It almost happened to LOS BANDO by Christian Lo (Norway), until now… This hilarious musical road movie won the ECFA Award at the Black Nights Festival in Tallinn, Estonia. Continue reading “Black Nights for LOS BANDO”
At the age of 43, Vera Micaelsen died on October 28 after a lingering illness. Continue reading “Vera Micaelsen R.I.P.”