One year ago the Croatian Film Association presented their ambitious plans for film education in the challenging era of a new school curriculum. Now, the pandemic situation pushed the association to their limits to develop a modified programme overnight.
In the city of Bologna, children’s cinema is always on the programme, year round. Every weekend the Cineteca di Bologna’s educational department Schermi e Lavagne is dedicating a special programme to the young audience in the Cinema Lumière. But now that cinemas have been closed since March, new opportunities had to be created.
The Danish Film Institute launched an open online course, a comprehensive English-language initiative aiming to globally promote film education. The freely accessible course in the form of a MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) is one of the first of its kind in this field.
The 66th Int’l Short Film Festival Oberhausen is happy to announce that all films selected for this year’s Children’s & Youth Film Competition will be presented in an online edition between 13-18 May, also including all ECFA Short Award nominees from 2019.
Since 2011, the Busan Int’l Kids & Youth Film Festival (BIKY – see presentation here) has engaged in a yearly film education forum and seminar. From this year on BIKY is broadening its horizon, launching the first international ‘Open Mic’ Forum, with an agenda that is open to the public.
Founded in 2018 by the Culture & Education Foundation and the National Youth and Children’s Palace, Taoba is the only international youth film festival in Georgia dedicated to young audience development and the promotion of film education.