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Sottodiciotto Filmfestival

Sottodiciotto FilmFestival is the most important national festival dedicated to "young cinema", has always been a place of encounter and dialogue which aims to give visibility and promoting audiovisual products made by children as an expression of their initiative and creativity.

Promoted by the cultural association “Aiace Torino” and the Educational Department of the City of Turin. The aim was both to promote creativity among youngsters through presentation of works by under-18s, and to host a selection of works showing the world of the same age group, therefore becoming a reference for those who love the youth cinema of the past, present and especially the future.

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Sottodiciotto FilmFestival è il più importante festival nazionale dedicato al "cinema giovane", è sempre stato un luogo di incontro e di dialogo che si propone di dare visibilità e di promuovere i prodotti audiovisivi realizzati dai bambini come espressione della loro iniziativa e creatività.
È promosso dall'associazione culturale "Aiace Torino" e il Dipartimento Educativo della Città di Torino. L'obiettivo era sia di promuovere la creatività tra i giovani, attraverso la presentazione di opere di minori di 18 anni, sia di ospitare una selezione di opere che mostrano il mondo della stessa fascia di età, diventando un punto di riferimento per chi ama il cinema giovane del passato, del presente e soprattutto del futuro.

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• national award and event dedicated to cinema production created by children, teenagers, and young adults at school (which compete in the sections of the national competition film products for schools), and independent works created by under-18s, the cinema workers of tomorrow (which compete in the national extra-school competition products for under-18);
• special programmes and showings, workshops, seminars, and prestigious guests.
• archive of all the previous editions

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Cultural association Aiace Torino, Educational Department of the City of Turin

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2000

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Bewegte Bilder zaubern

Using video and computers in class.

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Introduction: Living in a digital age
Working with video and media literacy
How to do it
Practical examples

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Acrobat Reader

Cable in the classroom

Cable in the Classroom is the U.S. cable industry’s education foundation. Its mission is to foster the use of cable content and technology to expand and enhance learning for children and youth nationwide.Cable in the Classroom advocates for the visionary, sensible and effective use of media in homes, schools, and communities.

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Teachers
• A Teacher’s Story
• How to get cable in your school
• Cable’s Educational TV programming and web resources
• Recording highlights monthly calendar
• Online Video
• eLECTIONS (interactive broadband game about running a political campaign)
• Windward (Interactive learning game about bearing the weather)
• Shakespeare (multimedia exploration of S.’s language and how his words have changed over the ages)
• Cable in the Classroom Magazine
• Threshold Magazine
• Media Smart
• Cable’s Leaders in Learning Awards
• Newsletters
• CIC Podcasts
• News
• Events
• FAQs

Parents
• Cable Resources for Learning
• Monthly Calendar of programming
• eLECTIONS
• Windward
• Shakespeare
• Media Smart
• Cable’s Leaders in Learning Award
• Newsletters
• Cable in the Classroom Magazine
• CIC Podcasts
• News
• Events
• FAQs

Cable Resources for Learning
• On Cable TV & Web
• Recording Highlights
• Online Video
• Search TV Listings
• Learning with Cable
• Copyright & Recording
• Get Classroom Cable
• Newsletters
• Parent Tips
• Cable Company Locator
• Broadband Games
• DTV Transition

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Media Smart
• Media Smart –Teachers
• Media Smart – Parents
• Digital Ethics
• Digital Safety
• Awards
• Media Smart Newsletter
• Learn More
• Point Smart. Click Safe.
• Polls & Surveys

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Listen Up!

Listen Up! is a youth media network that connects young video producers and their allies to resources, support, and projects in order to develop the field and achieve an authentic youth voice in the mass media.

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Screening room
• Watch Media
• How to submit
• Submit media

Network
• Network directory
• Network map
• Join us

Resources
• Production tools
• Funding tools
• Festival guide
• Youth media in practice
• Research links

News
• News
• Events
• Festival calls for entry
• Funding
• Jobs

Projects

About us

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Eurocreator

EuroCreator is an educational initiative designed to encourage students and teachers throughout Europe to create at least one piece of media. To support this initiative, the EuroCreator website has been developed to facilitate educators and recognise and reward the creativity of young people. EuroCreator offers a pan European platform for students and educators to get creative and share their work.
The website will be delivered in 10 European languages and offers certification from the EU Commissioner for Education, Youth & Culture, Ján Figel'

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Animation, Digital Media, Eurocreator, Podcast. User Generated, Video

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Apple, BCS, EU Directorate for Education and Culture

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Just Think

Flipping the Script is a project of Just Think, a media education nonprofit that has been working with youth and educators since 1995. Just Think teaches young people to understand, evaluate, and create media messages. We deliver vital programs that foster critical thinking and creative media production, believing that the independent voices of youth can powerfully impact local and global communities.

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About
• Board
• History
• Mission
• Newsletter
• Partner
• Sponsored Projects
• Staff

Support
• Donate
• Sponsors
• Volunteer

Programs
• After School
• Family Education
• International
• Media Ed Art & Lit
• Past Programs
• Peer Healrh
• Ignite your mind
• Youth Media
• Educators

Resources
• Alternative Media
• Going green
• Links to think
• Media Guides
• Quick Facts
• Teaching Tools
• Youth Resources

Curricula
• Changing the world
• Flipping the script
• Health and media
• Hidden heroes
• Poetic License
• Senior Year

Products
• Accessoires
• Publications
• USB-TV

Media
• Associate blog
• Education blog
• Founder blog
• Press Released
• YME blog
• Youth Media

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Engaging Student and Teachers through Video Creation

Abstract: This poster discusses how, through a video competition, opportunities are created for students and teachers to pursue and express their ideas. Literature has shown that video production promotes learning at each stage of the video production process. Teachers were trained on media production in order to build their expertise in the area. By passing on these skills to their students, the students learn to be more media literate, respect intellectual property rights, and put forward their messages in a more responsible manner. Interviews have revealed that students and teachers have both benefited from the video competition. The competition has succeeded in reaching out to students and teachers to play a more active role in creating media instead of being mere passive media users.

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Anthony, Tet Soon, Chia and Yiong-Hwee, Teo, Educational Technology Division, Ministry of Education, Singapore

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2002

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4 pages

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Screen It

Screen It is Australia's national moving image competition for school students.

Designed to encourage imagination and inventiveness in Australia's primary and secondary school students, Screen It fosters a new generation of young moving image makers.

In 2008 entrants are asked to create works responding to the theme of 'Australian Identity'.

What does it mean to be Australian today? How may this change in the future? What has it meant in the past?

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Primary School Categories:
Exploring the theme of Australian Identity
> Animation
> Live Action
> A computer game (using Klick & Play or Game Maker)

Secondary School Categories:
Exploring the theme of Australian Identity
> Animation
> Live Action
> A computer game (using Adobe Flash or Game Maker)

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Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI)

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iVIE Awards

Innovative Video In Education (iVIE) is a service of the San Diego County Office of Education.

The iVIE Awards aim (among other things) to increase student achievement through visual literacy, foster the use of engaging learning environments, support innovating teachers, ... and are divided into categories of three educational levels: elementary, middle school, high school.

A separate category is not aimed at students: the "New Video in the Classroom category, replacing the Teacher Category, is now open to teachers, media specialists or other technology support providers. The objective of this video is to document the process of creating a classroom video."

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Innovative Video In Education (iVIE)

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Ivy Film Festival

"The Ivy Film Festival encourages the creative efforts of undergraduate and graduate student filmmakers by acting as a quality venue for their work and by creating opportunities to learn from one another and talented professionals. The festival strives to garner recognition for student filmmakers by means of a panel of celebrity judges including: directors, producers, writers, and agents who will view the top films from the festival."

IFF has the following competitions:
- Domestic Film Competition
- Screenplay Competition
- International Film Competition
- Machinima Competition

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Ivy Film Festival

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annually

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