vasiliki Diamantopoulou

Films for kids in South East Europe: The State of play

«Based on empirical observation and professional instinct, the Thessaloniki Film Festival attempted to expand what we know about the production of children’s films in Southeast Europe and evaluate the sutuation through systematic research. The aforementioned study, conducted by Eleni Chandrinou, is the first of its kind, at least to our knowledge. As a result, a …

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Indigo Mirror

Plot: Girl stands in a front of the mirror, and everything that happens to her reflection in a mirror determines her further destiny. About Author:Bosko Medojevic was born on in Cetinje, Serbia & Montenegro. He was raised in artistic family, and at early beginning he was surrounded with all type of art forms: pictures, sculptures, …

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Final programme of the 2018 Nelson Mandela Children Film Festival announced

This inaugural children’s film festival is organized by the Nelson Mandela Children’s Fund, in collaboration with the Children and Broadcasting Foundation for Africa. According to the Festival co-founder Firdoze Bulbulia: “We are delighted to be celebrating and commemorating Mandela’s legacy in his centenary year and to continue to use his work to inspire the next generation… …

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The Fest of Fests at the Children’s Global Media Summit 2017

The Fest of Fests initiative, launched by the Michael Cacoyannis Foundation this September, was presented as part of the Children’s Global Media Summit’s three-day programme, which included sessions and keynotes focused on five key themes: Innovation, Empowerment, Freedom, Entertainment and Education: – Keynotes, panels and world-class research exploring the biggest questions in children’s media – Insightful, influential and in-demand speakers from …

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Fest of Fests Launching Forum | Discussion groups

Welcome to the Fest of Fests launching forum  Michael Cacoyannis Foundation, 25-28 June, 2018 See the full agenda Find your discussion group Coordinator: Vassilis Karamitsanis / Pantelis Panteloglou Key points: How does your festival prioritize critical viewers and critical engagement into the educational activities addressed to its young participants and/or audience? How does it monitor …

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Animasyros turns 11 this year

The International Animation Festival + Agora of the island of Syros is the largest festival and market of its kind in Greece and one of the 20 most important globally. It started in 2008 and it is annually held in the capital of Cyclades, the neoclassical town of Hermoupolis. The festival comprises screenings, tributes to …

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Fest of Fests initiative announced at the 7th MILID Conference

“Fest of Fests” aspires to engage the essential European and international children and youth film networks, national and transnational organizations actively support filmmaking by youngsters, the academic community and of course, youth film festivals worldwide. The upper goal of “Fest of Fests” is the development of a critical and media informed viewer through new pathways …

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First VR Google Doodle honors French illusionist and director Georges Méliès

360 Google Doodles/Spotlight Stories: Back to the Moon The Google Doodle, Google Spotlight Stories, Google Arts & Culture, & Cinémathèque Française teams have collaborated to create the first-ever Virtual Reality (VR) / 360° interactive Doodle to celebrate the life and artistry of French illusionist and film director Georges Méliès. Produced by Nexus Studios. Want to …

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ECFA Seminar at Cinekid

Cinekid director Floor van Spaendonck confirmed that forces will be bundled with ECFA and EYE Filmmuseum to welcome ECFA members and industry people on October 23rd 2018 in Amsterdam for a Film Education Seminar, under the working title ‘A Network of Networks (and How Film and Media are Related)’, in the run-up to the yearly …

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