Film Education Survey

As part of the new project ‘Film Education: from Framework to Impact’, the project group contracted Ian Wall to conduct a survey of more than 60 film educators across Europe on a range of questions – from the guiding rationales or principles that they followed, to the most innovative, wide reaching, or sustainable film education activities they engaged in.  Ian’s report is embedded below, together with a Powerpoint presentation of the headlines.

From Framework to Impact

The FLAG blog has been quiet for a couple of years, but now we have some news.  A consortium of BFI, Danish Film Institute, VIsion Kino, and the Cinémathèque Française were awarded funding from the Creative Europe MEDIA programme to develop training and resources to build capacity in film education in 20 countries.

The project is based on the Framework for Film Education, committing to develop approaches and models based on it, over the two years from September 2018 to August 2020.  The group identified gaps in knowledge and provision in the sector, especially around robust impact indicators, and training programmes built around common fundamental principles.

Over the next two years, the project will deliver:

  • Four regional training seminars for ‘Lead Practitioners’ (acknowledged national experts in film education) in Estonia, Slovenia, Romania and Greece, with participating experts from surrounding countries;
  • a Mass Open Online Course with UK partner FutureLearn, aiming to reach 10,000 film educators around the world;
  • a curated selection of exemplar film education programmes and resources, hosted jointly on partner websites;
  • a set of common ‘impact indicators’ for film educators and agencies to use to gauge the success of their programmes.

A group of experts have already met to begin to design these outcomes, at a two-day seminar in Copenhagen, on 15th and 16th January 2019.