Support for the project “International Film Festival for Children and Young Audience"

Where
Albania
When
2017
Who
MoC through AniFest
Key objectives of the measure:

The main objective of this measure is to nurture and promote artistic creativity in the field of animated and artistic films for children and adolescents. Also, another target of this festival is the close contact of the new generation with the animated film, and in general with cinema and culture.

Scope of the measure:
International
Nature of the measure:
regulatory, financial
Main feature of the measure:

The purpose of organisator of this festival, "AniFestROZAFA" association, is to attract best films, addressed to children and adolescents. In the first phase of the 2014 competition for example, took part about 500 short, fiction and animated films, from 55 countries around the world. About 132 of these are selected, which met the festival criteria and are suitable for a 3-15 year old audience.

Over the years, this festival educates the public, using various slogans, such as in 2016, "I am one", used for the category of films dealing with the rights of children and adolescents against violence, discrimination and racism. In this regard, awareness messages were conceived, that children have their rights and parents and adults should respect them.

Other elements that enrich the editions are workshops held by local and foreign directors, students of the Academy of Arts, city of Shkodra branch, participating children, parents and pedagogical staff.

Results expected through the implementation of the measure:

Promotion of creativity in the field of animated and fiction films for children and adolescents.  Enhancing of the number and artistic quality of the participating films, as well as audience development.

Financial resources allocated to implement the measure:

1.280.000 Albanian Leks for three years

Main conclusions of the evaluation of the measure:

The International Film Festival has attracted approcsimately 4500 spectators every year, of whom 4300 children and teenagers (3 to 15 years old) and 200 adults, parents and teachers.

In accordance with the principle of encouraging the participation of youth in cultural life as creators, producers and beneficiaries of cultural activities, goods and services, this activity, now transformed into tradition, is contributing to the promotion of creativity in the specific field of these films as well as to the cultural and social education of viewers.

Indicators used to determine impact:
Number of spectators.
Goal(s) of UNESCO's 2005 Convention
Cultural Domain(s)
Cinema/ Audiovisual Arts
Cultural Value Chain
Distribution
Participation