Duration 4 weeks
Weekly study 4 hours
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Learn how to design and start your own film education programme
The BFI is a world leader in film education. On this course, you’ll discover why film education matters and learn how agencies across Europe have successfully advocated for film education.
From experienced and knowledgeable practitioners from the UK, Germany, Denmark, France, Spain, Slovenia, Italy, Greece and more, you’ll discover how to design, organise, and manage film education programmes for your learners or community.
You’ll learn from people working in prestigious film archives and festivals, those training teachers, and those running school-cinema programmes and film education NGOs.
What topics will you cover?
- Rationales behind film education - why it matters
- Approaches to watching and choosing, analysing and making film - practices that work
- Case study on film education with pre-schoolers
- Practice in cinemas, festivals and archives
- National strategies and why they work
- How to evaluate the impact of film education
When would you like to start?
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Who is the course for?
This course is designed for educators working in the film or media education who are looking to broaden their knowledge and expertise, try out new ideas, and learn about great practice.
This course is also designed for policymakers, cinema and festival workers, archive educators, strategic bodies and agents who are looking for good practice and good examples of international film education.
This course is co-funded by the Creative European MEDIA Programme of the European Union.
Who will you learn with?
My primary working field is developing hands on film activities for schools and preschools – both in the film studios FILM-X and in schools, libraries and daycare institutions.
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