The entrance of the Russian Film Market as a new ECFA member didn’t go unnoticed. The official signing of the membership contract took place during an industry event, in which several ECFA members were invited to convince Russian film professionals about the importance of children’s film production and distribution. Continue reading “ECFA WAS IN RUSSIA”
The SIFFCY Film Festival & Forum (Smile Int. Film Festival for Children & Youth) is scheduled from 11-17 December 2017 in the Sirifort Auditorium, New Delhi, India. With an objective to sensitise children and youth through meaningful films and film-related activities. This week-long festival caters to the age group 6-25 years with more than 120 films and workshops. Continue reading “NEW MEMBER: SMILE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL”
After the ECFA Award and ECFA Doc Award, ECFA is ready to launch yet another prize that should generate more attention for European children’s film in all its aspects. After a proposal launched by the Internationale Kurzfilmtage Oberhausen, ECFA would love to convince more member festivals to soon hand out an ECFA Short Film Award. Continue reading “ECFA LAUNCHES SHORT FILM AWARD”
Besides screening a festival programme containing more than 160 titles the Schlingel Int. Film Festival for Children & Young Audience, currently taking place in Chemnitz, also takes a pioneer’s position in organising the first Schlingel Industry Forum on 28 & 29 September. Continue reading “SCHLINGEL INDUSTRY FORUM”
The main theme of ECFA’s Stockholm Conference (20 September) leaves organiser Per Eriksson with a broad spectrum of options: how to screen and discuss film for and with children in order to expand their cinematic experiences and have them engaged with film history and media literacy? Programme details about speakers and slots will be updated on ECFA’s website during the summer. Continue reading “ECFA CONFERENCE IN STOCKHOLM: SAVE THE DATE”
The Universal Kids Film Festival in Istanbul, now on its 5th edition, is slowly but surely making an indelible mark among Turkish kids. Not because of its size or great fanfares, but for its tenacity in advocating peace. The selected films and all corollary activities are planned within this mission.
Continue reading “UKFF (ISTANBUL) ROLLS OUT PEACE CARPET”