The Visegrad Young Film Days (the industry programme of the Young Film Fest) focused on opening the debate about the development of audio-visual education in the four countries of the Visegrad Group (V4): Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia.
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Mo & Friese (Hamburg) celebrated its 2nd online edition with an ECFA Award for a magnificent short film. And as the festival staff stated: “We are happy twice… Once because all went well and once because it is over…”
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After a troublesome year, China is among those countries where the children’s film movement is reviving at full force, under the impulse of the China Children’s Film Association.
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In 2021 the CEE Animation Forum (26 April – 6 May), the regional pitching, financing and co-production event, was held online, with 40 animated projects showcased in 5 categories. And with an impressive list of award winning projects.
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The Zlín Film Festival has its spring part behind it, an event that went almost (despite a drive-in cinema) entirely online. “Altogether, online visitors spent nearly 120,000 minutes on our films and broadcasts, which is the equivalent of over 82 days,” says Executive Director Jarmila Záhorová.
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On the occasion of the Annual General Meeting, two new board members were elected. Both Maciej Jakubczyk and Marjo Kovanen are great additions and complete the ECFA Board Committee.
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The Ciné Junior festival in the French Val-de-Marne region, initially planned for January 2021, is taking place during the entire month of June and presents an interesting programme around a strong topical theme.
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As refreshing as a Spring Shower in May…. It’s the world of Children’s Film, presented in your new ECFA Journal.
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