March 26th 2018

Film Education in a Digital World – Tools and Platforms

Workshop 1
Film Literacy experts, teachers already “working digital” and art digital tool providers will present practical examples and will work jointly, with the aim to understand how specific tools about teaching and learning cinema have been developed so far and can be developed in the future. This workshop will be realized in cooperation with the Bologna Children's Book Fair, one of the most relevant events of its kind at a global level.
April 27th, 2018

Structures for Film Education Outreach – Training Trainers

Workshop 2
Speakers will include Film Education experts, teachers and trainers, with the aim to establish quality criteria and standards for cinema trainers all over Europe through a multidisciplinary discussion. They will highlight, through practical examples and best practices embedding European Film Heritage, the role of Film Education as part of the cultural background that makes young audiences aware of how to deal with audio-visual contents.
June 28th 2018

Round table on Film Heritage and Film Education

in cooperation with CinEd Project
Alain Bergala, Jean-Michel Frodon, Gian Luca Farinelli and Madeleine Probst will hold multidisciplinary discussions with film experts, teachers, critics and educators, with the aim of establishing quality criteria for Film Education at a European level.
They will highlight, through practical examples and best practices, the important role played by Film Heritage in our cultural background, and how it contributes to making young audiences more attentive and aware when it comes to dealing with audio-visual contents.
The conference is co-organised by CinEd and FLICK; European projects co-financed by the MEDIA sub-programme of Creative Europe
September 21st

Film education goes digital? Strategies and best practices in Germany and Europe

FLICK Workshop at LUCAS – International Festival for young film lovers
New strategies and initatives exist in Germany and many other European countries to include „digital education“ in school curricula. What consequences does this have for the film education community? If we think digital education and film education together, what questions need to be asked? Is it sufficient to ask how to provide films, materials and training sessions online? To find out what apps or digital plattforms could be used to transmitt knowledge about film producing or film history? Or should we go a step further and define what kind of digital tools we need in future for example in classrooms? And below the surface: How can we make sure that the moving image itself, but also its history and aesthetics, find a place in a debate dominated by computer sciences and technology? Could it be fruitful to see film and other moving images in a broader sense as stages in media history? Are we drowning in nostalgia if we insist on the specifity of the dispositif cinema? Do we see our mission in building bridges and to connect to the world of young people/digital natives? But then: Where is the thin line to avoid currying favour? Or do we anyhow want to give space to the unknown and trust in the strength and beauty of film? How can we pass on our experience from all these years to the newcomers/protagonists of the digital education community? Should we lobby together and see them as peers or rather underline the differences?
October 23rd, 2018

Film Literacy Seminar: Exploring Visual Culture

Film Literacy Seminar: Exploring Visual Culture. In cooperation with Cinekid and ECFA
The aim of the seminar is to exchange and broaden perspectives both on visual culture and the positioning of film in the cultural and educational debate. Best practices are discussed and during hands-on sessions we will zoom in on a variety of topics, such as lobbying and collaboration, to increase awareness of the importance of the visual language nowadays. It will be an inspiring day of informal sessions within an international environment, from which we will seek to learn how to put film education on the European school map. 
Film offers a wealth of possibilities as a cultural subject: film as art, film as communication, film as technique and film as heritage. And like the other arts, film can move, entertain and make us think. Film is also a very popular medium for discovering and understanding the world. Understanding the visual language of film is therefore an essential skill in our society! Increasingly, more and more organisations are working together to deliver this message.