Fest of Fests

Film Workshops for Teachers/Educators: “A Child in the Big City”

Two film workshops have taken place parallel to the Forum (on Tuesday, 11th June and on Wednesday, 12th June), facilitated by EKOME’s educators Irene Andriopoulou and Kelly Zeppou (Department of Research, Studies and Educational Programs).  The educational material provided to the participants was based on the film education guide SHORT FILM PROGRAMME (translated into Greek …

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The integration of film literacy in school curricula. Suggestions and perspectives (June 13, 2019)

This one-day seminar was co-organized with the Greek Educational Radiotelevision (a department of the Ministry of Education and Religious Affairs), since the demand for more integration of film and/or audiovisual literacy in school education is gaining momentum.  On Thursday, June 13, the seminar picked up the discussion where the European forum left off, in order …

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Round Table: Production of Films for Children and Educational Perspectives (June 11, 2019)

The afternoon session of Tuesday, June 11, was dedicated to a round table on the landscape of production of children’s films in various European countries and beyond, and on the dynamics between support of a production industry and educational strategies. The starting point was a research conducted by Eleni Chandrinou and commissioned by the Thessaloniki …

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“Unlock the screen”: 2nd International “Fest of Fests” Forum at Michael Cacoyannis Foundation

Following through with suggestions made by the Fest of Fests network members, this year’s Forum is organized as a focus group on the promotion of film literacy in school education and the prominent role of Children and Youth Film Festivals in this context. As a first step to a series of meetings, the first focus group on school …

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European Focus Group on Film Literacy and School Education | June 10-12, 2019

Monday, June 10 9.30-10.00  Registration 10.00-10.05 Welcome address 10.05-11.05 Greetings Rena Dourou, Regional Governor of Attica Dr. Lefteris Kretsos, Deputy Minister of Digital Policy, Telecommunications and Media Dr. Maria Andreadaki-Vlazaki, Secretary General, Ministry of Culture and Sports Panos Kouanis, President & CEO, EKOME SA-National Centre of Audiovisual Media and Communication Vassilis Kosmopoulos, General Director, Greek Film Centre Nikolaos Grammenos, Consultant, Institute of …

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“Fest of Fests” Launch Forum – Event Outcomes

Many experts from youth film festivals, academic and educational institutions and policy makers, participated in presentation and discussion groups around how to develop “screenwise” young viewers, as well as the launch of the “Screenwiser” platform. The new platform, developed under the scientific auspices of EKOME S.A. (National Centre of Audiovisual Media and Communication of Greece), is the  Fest …

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2nd Fest of Fests Forum: First announcement

The Fest of Fests forum is scheduled to be held annually at the Michael Cacoyannis Foundation in Athens. Held last June, the launching forum was organized as a kick-off meeting, bringing together 65 world-renowned experts, leading organizations and stakeholders from all over the world. The next forums will be organized as focus groups, focusing on subjects highlighted by the …

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