THESSALONIKI INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
EUFORIA II 2016-2017: LAUNCH OF THE 2nd EDITION OF THE
EUFORIA PROGRAM (CREATIVE EUROPE-MEDIA)
2nd European Conference “MEDIA EDUCATION in action”
EUFORIA II 2016-2017, the second edition of the European program EUFORIA (Creative Europe-MEDIA), is officially launched with the 2nd European Conference “MEDIA EDUCATION in action”, which will be held on Sunday, February 5th, 2017, in TIFF’s Pavlos Zannas theatre.
The conference is organized by the Thessaloniki International Film Festival, main administrator of the program EUFORIA, in collaboration with its European partners Społeczna Akademia Nauk (Poland) and Laterna Magica (Hungary).
The event inaugurates Film Paths, a multilayered action plan that focuses on the current status of film literacy in the educational systems of Greece, Poland and Hungary, proposing various strategies and approaches. Therefore, the conference takes place as a transnational forum of discussion on policies and innovative initiatives regarding Media Literacy in Education.
Film and media scholars and researchers from Greece, Poland and Hungary will participate in the event, with the purpose to share insights, exchange tools and ideas, present models of educational innovation and success stories. The conference addresses to audiences wishing to learn about the digital future in education and become inspired by digital narratives, as well as model cases of media education.