Children's Film First

The Children's Media Conference

Audience Development

England

2014

Total project grant (euros)

58,000

Programme

Creative Europe

Sub-programme

MEDIA

Funding scheme

Audience Development

Call number

EAC/S27/2013

Call publication date

19 Dec 2013

Application deadline

28 Mar 2014

Result publication date

1 Jul 2014

Number of partners in project

7

Lead organisation

European's Children Film Association (BE)

Partners

Bundesverband Jugend und Film (DE);

Ciné-Jeune de l'Aisne - Festival International de Cinéma (FR);

Il Nuovo Fantarca (IT);

Jekino Distributie (BE);

Sächsischer Kinder- und Jugendfilmdienst (DE);

The Children's Media Conference (UK);

Children’s Film First is a year long project which comprises a number of peer-learning activities for film literacy professionals, in order to stimulate audience development.

Activities:

  • 3 peer-learning seminars (in Germany, Italy and France) for educators and teachers focusing on creative practice in film literacy and promoting exportable models.
  • The CFF conference in Brussels (23-24 September 2015) where 3 peer-learning ECFA seminars are presented as case-studies. In addition, key areas of discussion at the conference include the of use new digital platforms, apps, smart phones to conduct film literacy with young people.
  • An extension of ECFA’s website with a database of short films for children, a database of European film literacy professionals and a selection of online Film Study Guides.
  • An ongoing stimulation of the interest of press and public in European quality films for children.

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