Category Archives: Session Reports

Closing Plenary – Report

Friday 25 September 2015 12:17pmFriday 25 September 2015 12:17pm by Dr Becky Parry

Speakers: Celine Ravenel, President ECFA and Artistic Director of Cine-Jeune . Kathy Loizou, Vice President ECFA and Director of the Children’s Media Conference Celine introduced ECFA and  invited people to join. ECFA is a network for professionals in the children’s…

Creative Practice: All Action Editing – Report

Thursday 24 September 2015 5:03pmThursday 24 September 2015 5:03pm by Dr Becky Parry

Speakers: Jacques van de Veerdonk, Director, Watch That Sound (Netherlands) Romuald Beugnon, Director, Mash Up Table Pierre-Alexandre Vigor, Project Manager, MashUp Table (France) Leaping out of the edit suite and into dynamic creative experiences bringing the magic of post-production to life….

Creative Practice: Foundations for Film Literacy – Report

Thursday 24 September 2015 4:49pmThursday 24 September 2015 4:49pm by Dr Becky Parry

Speakers: Marta Nieto Postigo, Content Team, Drac Màgic (Spain/Catalonia) Mark Reid, Head of Education, BFI (UK) Moderated by Corinna Downing,  Education Programmer for the London Film Festival, British Film Institute (UK) In this session, the document ‘A Framework for Film Education‘ a…

Workshop: Words and Pictures: Poetry and Mobile Phones – Report

Thursday 24 September 2015 4:40pmThursday 24 September 2015 4:40pm by Dr Becky Parry

Speakers: Rosa Ferro, Artistic Director, Il Nuovo Fantarca (Italy) Giacomo Verde, cross media artist and director of ‘Video Poetry Cell’ project (Italy) Il Nuovo Fantarca is a social cooperative working in media studies and video art, and they run a…

The Children’s Film First Databases – Report

Thursday 24 September 2015 2:44pmThursday 24 September 2015 2:44pm

Speaker: Günther Kinstler, Project Manager, Children’s Film First and Children’s and Youth Film Advisor (Germany) Three new databases created in the last year, based on questions sent out to the ECFA network. Children’s Literacy Professionals  – available from the CFF or…

Keynote Report: The importance of film for children in Europe

Thursday 24 September 2015 10:33amThursday 24 September 2015 10:33am by Dr Becky Parry

  After a passionate welcome from UK MEP Julie Ward, who has strong links to young people’s film and was until recently an arts practitioner herself, we heard from Boudewijn Koole, director of ‘Kauwboy’. We hope he’ll forgive this “92%” summary…

Workshop: Teaching the Teachers: iPads and Green Screens – Report

Wednesday 23 September 2015 3:00pmWednesday 23 September 2015 3:00pm by Toyin Ayinde

Speakers: Blossom Carrasco, Lead Tutor, London Connected Learning Centre (UK) Kim Morrison, Project Manager, London Connected Learning Centre (UK) Take aways: Partnerships with cultural organisations boost learning experience for children and young people CPD training for teachers and families helps with children’s…

Creative Practice: Old Films / New Audiences – Report

Wednesday 23 September 2015 2:58pmWednesday 23 September 2015 2:58pm by Toyin Ayinde

Speakers: Claire Oliver, Programme Coordinator, Into Film (UK) Florine Wiebenga,  Education Manager, Eye (Netherlands) Take aways: The film clubs facilitate discussions leading to culturally understanding. Film screenings, discussions and workshops can improve literacy and attitude to learning. Hosting differing events/projects and programmes can…

Creative Practice: Young Jurors and Curators – Report

Wednesday 23 September 2015 2:53pmWednesday 23 September 2015 2:53pm by Toyin Ayinde

Speakers; Iris Verhoeven, Director, European Youth Film Festival Bettina Buchler, Director – German Board of Film Recommendation (FBW)   Take-aways: Allow young people to make key decisions within youth organisations to promote responsibility and ownership. Offer different tasks for young people…

Access to Children’s Film – Report

Wednesday 23 September 2015 2:51pmWednesday 23 September 2015 2:51pm by Toyin Ayinde

Speakers: Edward Fletcher, Managing Director, Soda Pictures (UK) Matthieu Zeller, Producer, ‘Octopolis’ and Former EVP International Marketing, Distribution & Business Development, StudioCanal (France) Anja Horckmans, Communications and Marketing Manager, Jekino (Belgium) Reinhold T Schöffel, CEO, German federation of young audiences’ film clubs Bundesverband Jugend und…