2nd Rock Demers Award

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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Smile Int’l Film Fest ‘SIFFCY’ in New Delhi

“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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The time has come: Register for the Workshop Warehouse!

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.