On Wednesday 20 September, around 100 people gathered in Stockholm for the ECFA seminar on ‘Screening for children’. The seminar indulged in a question pertinent for many people working with children’s film: what to do when the screening is over and you start processing the film with the young audience? Continue reading “ECFA CONFERENCE – THE STOCKHOLM SUCCESS”
Cinekid for Professionals (CfP), Cinekid’s renown industry event, has announced its programme for the 2017 edition to be held 24-27 October 2017 in Amsterdam. The programme offers a full-day conference and a Media Literacy Seminar organised around the theme ‘Expand your world – re-discovering media’. Continue reading “PROGRAMME FOR CINEKID’S PROFESSIONALS CONFERENCE ANNOUNCED”
The annual Sundance Film Festival has introduced audiences to some of the most ground-breaking films of the past three decades and the 2018 Festival will surely be no exception. Each year more than 48,000 artists, film goers and industry members flock, and Sundance Institute knows that among those audiences there is a large number of students and young people hungry for an entree into the independent film world. Continue reading “SUNDANCE KIDS”
This October, Cinekid welcomes 16 writers from eight countries to the 4th edition of the Cinekid Script LAB, a four-month project-driven initiative focussing on the development of scripts for children’s films. LAB gatherings will take place in Amsterdam and Berlin.
Until now, participating screenwriters have always been nominated by partnering institutes. This year, for the first time, an open call was issued. With amazing results: in addition to the six projects selected by the institutes and Cinekid, seven further projects will get the full Script LAB treatment.
A list of all selected projects and participating writers can be found here.
Why do people migrate from one country to another? What is life in refugee camps all about? What are the implications of being deaf? What does it mean to launch homophobic attacks at school? How does seeking asylum in another country impact on one’s identity? What is “identity” anyway, for each of us? Continue reading “A BEAUTIFUL DIFFERENCE – 34 SHORT FILM COMPILATION”
The Int. Children Film Festival of Valencia called Ficiv (Festival Int. de Cine Infantil de Valencia, founded in 2015) is a multilingual festival, trying to bring cinematographic culture to the world of youngsters and convince children (aged 3-12) that cinema is an art form worth being explored. Ficiv wants to create cultural awareness through entertainment. Continue reading “NEW ECFA MEMBER: FICIV – INTERNATIONAL CHILDREN FILM FESTIVAL OF VALENCIA”