For the first time Just Film, a sub-festival of the Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival, opens international submissions for young filmmakers. Young people worldwide can submit their films to the #youngfilmmaker competition programme. A unique opportunity!
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In 2020 the AleKino! festival launched a tradition of yearly online meetings in which festivals exchange experiences and tackle challenges that are inextricably linked to the pandemic situation. The 2023 edition went under the title “Back to the cinemas – European children & youth film festivals in the post pandemic year”.
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The Chania Film Festival presents the Cinema Summer School & Camp, an international encounter concerning cinema education with an emphasis on documentaries and on the culture of Crete.
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AniFest is an international short film festival for children and teenagers, the only one of its kind in Albania. Since 2010, the message conveyed to children is this: if a film is a book, then the festival is a library.
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The Rock Demers Award, a prestigious children’s film award on the North-American continent, was launched last year with the purpose to encourage and inspire, by recognising individuals and institutions that have distinguished themselves through their contribution to children’s cinema. At the Montreal Int’l Children’s Film Festival (FIFEM), the award was handed out to Canadian distributor Chantale Pagé.
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“SIFFCY supports good cinema for the benefit of children and youth and provides healthy entertainment. We at Smile Foundation are glad to have nurtured such a platform to bring quality films from across the globe. Good cinema can help us build an empathetic society and a better planet,” says founder of the Foundation and Chairman of the festival Santanu Mishra.
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Aya Films’ recently developed training tool Curate-It makes information about film curation accessible in a digital space. Curate-It provides participants with all they need to know for implementing their own screening event. It is structured as an eight-step programme to teach participants about film theory, film curation and the practical and logistical elements needed to create film events.
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Registration for our special trade fair in which educators will actively participate and inspire each other with creative ideas is open until March 15th. To ensure the best workshop experience, places are limited – therefore: don’t hesitate and fill in the form
For the first time ECFA organizes, in cooperation with the Cineteca di Bologna in the frame of the festival Il Cinema Ritrovato, an event dedicated to film education professionals from all over Europe.
Ten workshops, developed by as many organizations, will be set up, focusing on different aspects of film language such as different animation techniques, the emotional impact on young audiences or topics like responsible citizenship.
Here is an abstract of the ten workshops from nine countries.
Participants will be welcomed on June 30 in the afternoon, kicking off the event with a
Cinemini Europe presentation. All workshop sessions will take place on 1 & 2 July.