New ECFA member: Biennial of Animation Bratislava

The Biennial of Animation Bratislava (BAB) – Int. Festival of Animated Films for Children is a festival with a unique tradition. Since its creation, it has served as an accompanying event of the Biennial of Illustrations Bratislava. BAB takes place every other year and found a home in BIBIANA – Int. House of Art for Children. Continue reading “New ECFA member: Biennial of Animation Bratislava”

ECFA Doc Award in Zlin

For the first time an ECFA Doc Jury gathered at the Zlin Film Festival and nominated WILDER THAN WILDERNESS, a Czech nature documentary by Marián Polák, not focussing on wild exotic adventures, but on the miraculous stories from a wilderness just around the corner. Continue reading “ECFA Doc Award in Zlin”

New ECFA member: Thessaloniki Film Festival

Thessaloniki Film Festival (TFF), the largest film institution in Greece, has been a vigorous space for innovation, creation and participation for people of all ages in love with cinema, for almost six decades. TFF recently joined ECFA and shares the aim to further promote quality films for children and young people, passing on their passion for cinema, while being in the loop of an international network of film professionals. Continue reading “New ECFA member: Thessaloniki Film Festival”

New ECFA member: Austrian Film Museum – Summer school for film education

From 27-30th August 2018 brand new ECFA member the Austrian Film Museum will host the 12th Summer School with the theme “film education and pictorial politics” in a four-day Teachers’ Seminar, getting familiar with methods of film education and reflecting on their political potential. Continue reading “New ECFA member: Austrian Film Museum – Summer school for film education”

ECFA Jury at BUFF selects I AM WILLIAM

I AM WILLIAM is the winner of the ECFA Award 2018 at the BUFF Festival in Malmö. In this Danish film by Jonas Elmer, William moves in with his uncle, a small-time crook. Whenever he ends up in a scrape William is the one who has to help him out. And if that isn’t enough some bullies are trying to extort money from him using threats of violence. Luckily his new friend Viola comes to the rescue. Continue reading “ECFA Jury at BUFF selects I AM WILLIAM”

New ECFA member EFA makes nominated films available on VoD

Created in 1988 by 40 directors, actors and producers, the European Film Academy (EFA) now unites more than 3,400 filmmakers across Europe with the common aims of celebrating the excellence and diversity of European cinema, attracting new audiences to European film and drawing attention to new European talent. Throughout the year, the EFA initiates and participates in a series of activities dealing with film politics as well as economic, artistic, and training aspects, culminating in the annual presentation of the European Film Awards. Continue reading “New ECFA member EFA makes nominated films available on VoD”