A BAO A QU is a team that has combined their love for art and creation with their wish to carry out a teaching experience, linking creation and education. It develops various educational projects related to cinema. “Cine en curso” is an experimental project that has introduced cinematographic creation to schools and public pre-university centres in Catalonia. Filming is a web of resources used to work on films at school and at pre-university level, basically based on “Cine en curso” experience. “Bordils-moita” is a photographic and cinematographic creation project that is part of the Comenius Regio programme of the European Union, to discover and build up local and European heritage through audiovisual creation. Furthermore, it arranges a large number of courses, workshops, festivals, meetings, conferences, training courses for teachers, publications, etc.
Addressed to educational centres and teachers.
The Andalusian Agency for Cultural Institutions, through the "AulaDcine" project, seeks to bring cinematographic and audiovisual culture closer to Andalusian school students, particularly in relation to audiovisual productions carried out in Andalusia; it also presents cinematographic proposals that are excluded from standard commercial circuits. Through a web platform under construction, teachers may work with their students using teaching materials specifically created for each viewing. All works are exhibited in their original version or are subtitled in Spanish for people with hearing disabilities. The main format used for exhibition is DVD, adding the possibility of streaming for some projects.
Addressed to school centres and pre-school, primary and secondary students.
Aulafilm es un proyecto educativo que despierta en los jóvenes la capacidad de interpretar de forma crítica el lenguaje audiovisual y fomenta la apreciación del arte cinematográfico en toda su riqueza y diversidad.
A través de una plataforma digital, proporciona a los centros educativos un punto de acceso legal a un amplio catálogo de películas, mayoritariamente españolas y europeas, seleccionadas por su valor cultural y pedagógico. Junto con las películas, ofrece recursos educativos que facilitan el trabajo del profesorado sensibilizado con los retos de la educación en el siglo XXI: la sobreabundancia de contenido, el predominio del lenguaje audiovisual como principal fuente de conocimiento en los jóvenes y la necesidad de una ciudadanía crítica y creativa.
Aulafilm es un proyecto promovido por la agencia de gestión cultural Las Espigadoras y apoyado por el Ministerio de cultura y deportes.
Dirigido a centros educativos de cualquier etapa.
Ver películas y analizarlas, desde su visión técnica y a través del mensaje que nos quieren transmitir.
La realización de una serie de ejercicios prácticos es la otra base, que nos servirá de rodaje para la ejecución de un cortometraje, con todo su proceso de realización. De la idea a la pantalla, pasando por el proceso de escritura de guión, el rodaje, la postproducción, la edición y la presentación al público del trabajo realizado.
Los talleres se desarrollan como un trabajo integrado dentro de la dinámica del aula y posibilitan un trabajo por competencias lingüísticas, comunicativas, digitales, sociales… como el trabajo en equipo, la puesta en valor del entorno, el respeto al grupo y a sí mismo, la atención, la observación, la capacidad de espera, la autonomía, la organización individual y colectiva, etc. También vehicula contenidos transversales, con especial atención a los creativos, la capacidad crítica, la curiosidad, la imaginación y la autonomía.
The IRUDI BIZIAK Cultural Association has been using cinema for 28 years as a tool and stimulus to develop amongst school students and the general population “Value-Based Education Programmes”. The aim is to encourage the viewing of films amongst children and adolescents, as a social routine and collective ritual, highlighting the promotion of European cinema, for cultural, educational and theme-based reasons, In conjunction with City Councils and various Government Departments, it has executed programmes from the very start that are designed to be included in the subjects of the school curriculum, such as Cinema & History, Cinema & Literature, and Cinema & Philosophy. Later on, it has introduced new projects such as film cycles for the Prevention of Drug Addiction, along with specific teaching material that is previously studied with the teachers.
Addressed to educational centres, families and the general public.
Centro de Comunicación y Pedagogía (CC&P) is a plural and independent organization, consisting of educators, journalists, technicians and professionals who promote the use of communication resources and ICT as a teaching tool. It carries out activities in the educational, sociocultural and/or entertaining field in order to provide comprehensive training for young students in all areas of knowledge. It also has various publications: “Comunicación y pedagogía” and “Making of” (film and education workbooks).
Addressed to Pre-School, Primary and Secondary School centres.
Cinema per a estudiants [Cinema for Students] is a private initiative providing Catalonian educational centres with a film cycle and special theatre viewings for students, addressed to various educational levels and curriculum subjects. The website offers a cost-free archive of classified movies and some films: proposed educational activities; network resources; news about the cinema world, audiovisual language and teaching and a library with proposed topics to work on in the classroom and titles of films exhibited for illustration purposes.
Addressed to educational centres.
CinemaNet is a non-profit association involved in the promotion of human, family, civic, social and educational values through films. It sponsors the Young Values Film Festival (with various Prizes for cinematographic short films by young producers and the Rovira Beleta prize for screenwriting), the Character Prize (for a fictional character bearing outstanding values) and the Congress and Courses on Cinema and Education (with a Prize to an Educational and Cinema-based Proposal); it also sponsors others activities such as film-forums, conferences, debates and studies on films or how to use cinema as a means to encourage education and co-existence within the family, the defence of human rights or the promotion of tolerance, amongst other values.
Addressed to the general public.
Cinescola is a project used to introduce cinema into the classroom, by making available to Primary and Secondary School teachers a series of teaching materials related to Communication Studies. The project’s main objectives are to encourage a critical and comprehensive reading of a picture; to explain a minimum and basic history of cinema in order to students to be in a better position with regard to cinematographic pictures; to disseminate the rules of filming language; to contextualise a film; and, finally, to interrelate the curriculum with a set of cinematographic productions. The films included in this project are selected according to cinematographic quality criteria and the transfer of civic and democratic values.
Addressed to Primary and Secondary School students and teachers.
The NGO Manos Unidas arranges the “”Clipmetrajes” Competition”, aimed at promoting, particularly amongst school students and the general population, a global citizenship that is able to generate a culture of solidarity through cinematographic language, instilling social conscience amongst the young population and respect for audiovisual works. The national competition is backed up by Manos Unidas Representative Offices and is directed by Secondary School, Pre-University and Professional Training teachers. “Clipmetrajes” enter in competition and are appraised both by an expert jury and by all users. This encourages the viral marketing and diffusion of the videos created; all contents are subsequently presented and promoted at film festivals and cultural centres in Spain.
Addressed to educational centres, Youth Associations, cultural groups and the public in general.
“Educar la mirada” is a project arranged by CEIS Trabenco, in Leganés, which intends to provide tools and spaces that enable the training in audiovisual skills of all participants in the centre’s educational community, particularly children. The project is launched through audiovisual workshops, film guides for families, cinemas in the city centre, visits to areas that enable an approach to the audiovisual world, invitations for professionals visiting the centre to share their knowledge. A critical attitude, awareness of alternatives and creativity are the three cornerstones of this project.
Addressed to the educational community.
Drac Màgic is an entity involved in the dissemination and study of audiovisual culture. Based on cinema and audiovisual works, Drac Màgic draws up a series of proposals and programmes where various issued are examined, such as training in audiovisual language, female representation in the media, a female presence as authors in films or stimulating debate on a film in order to examine different social topics. One of its projects is a training programme in audiovisual languages, entitled “Construyendo Miradas”, aimed at developing a critical attitude with respect to the thoughts and values transmitted by the pictures. The programme involves cinema showings and audiovisual workshops in the classroom, along with a teaching workbook.
Addressed to educational centres.
La es una fundación cultural sin ánimo de lucro cuyo objetivo fundacional es formar a las próximas generaciones del sector audiovisual y promover actividades culturales asociadas a la industria. Comprometidos con la formación y alfabetización audiovisual desde las edades más tempranas, la ECAM desarrolla un conjunto de iniciativas y proyectos en solitario o en colaboración con instituciones públicas y privadas. Formación de formadores, talleres para colegios e institutos o el campamento urbano “Un Verano de Cine”, son algunas de las iniciativas que desarrolla la escuela y abordan la alfabetización audiovisual.
Eukacine is an educational project launched by I.E.S. San José (Badajoz), which aims to promote the use of films as an educational tool, integrating it into collaborative learning models, inside and outside Primary and Secondary Schools. It arranges an annual course on Cinema & Education for teachers and has a blog of resources operating as an educational platform to share experience and educational materials for teachers: access is provided to an educational video library, teaching resources, a record of classroom experiences and many links of interest.
Addressed to teachers.
Filmoteca de Extremadura arranges a “Cinema & School” cycle, under the motto “Learn to see films”. It is a morning cinema project that intends to educate with cinematographic works, turning them into educational tools to help form a critical audience, generating future authors and spectators. On occasion, the directors of the works are present and a talk is arranged with the students at the end of the viewing. It is addressed to Primary and Secondary Schools, which are also provided teaching material with which to work before, during and after the showing of the film.
Addressed to primary and secondary schools.
The Lumière Foundation is a non-profit organisation, recognised by the State as a social interest entity. As part of the activities it develops are the Children’s Cinema Courses in Education & Values which, in conjunction with the city’s theatres, teaching centres, institutions and sponsors, exhibit the films selected in the morning during school hours. This selection is based on educational and entertainment criteria established by educators, psychologists and specialists in the world of teaching. They all include sociocultural content (integration, respect, tolerance, equality, the environment, etc.); these values are explained to the children before the viewing by specialised tutors.
Addressed to educational centres.
The “Tus Ojos” Foundation is a non-profit organisation that aims to use culture to achieve the objectives and goals foreseen in the Millennium Development Goals, through the production and diffusion of audiovisual contents and projects that may be used as tools for social awareness, teacher’s training and value-based education to fight poverty, hunger, disease, illiteracy, environmental damage and discrimination against women.
Addressed to educational centres and teachers.
ICMEDIA (Initiatives for Media Quality) is the Federation that structures viewer associations in Spain. Its activities include the “Aprende a Mirar” [“Learn to Look”] audiovisual education project, which is of particular importance. It is a comprehensive audiovisual education plan at the service of the educational community, to help make good use of new technologies (television, cinema, Internet and videogames). To do this it has a series of tools and resources: the Contraste Audiovisual magazine, the Contraste website, a weekly newsletter and a training plan offering parents and teachers critical information on the contents of the audiovisual works and, finally, teaching children what audiovisual language consists of, in order to learn to become critical users.
Addressed to parents, teachers and students.
La Caixeta dels Lumière / La Cajita de los Lumiére is an activity arranged for three years now by Intropía Media. It focuses on a small caravan converted in the world’s smallest theatre, which travels to different places (particularly small towns), exhibiting kids’ films whilst also offering workshops and activities aimed at encouraging digital skills. Its motto is “today’s small spectators are the great audience of tomorrow”.
Addressed to children.
La Linterna Mágica is an international film club for children between 6 and 12. It intends to transmit to the younger population the pleasure of discovering cinema, providing the best means to understand the pictures. Weeks before each course, all children are home-delivered a magazine introducing the film of the month, enabling them to become familiar with cinematographic terms. The day the film is shown, a didactic dialogue is also scheduled followed by a small show where they are enjoyably explained the particularities of the film. As a complement, activities are scheduled such as “Linterna Mágica events for children’s education”, for children between 4 and 6; “Beginner reviews”, a beginner’s workshop for cinematographic reviews; "ZOOM1215", for Secondary School students, where small creations are made. There are various on-site clubs in Spain, such as Zaragoza, Albacete or Guadalajara, amongst others.
Addressed to children and adolescents.
Márgenes is an on-line space for the diffusion and promotion of Spanish films, with favourable reviews and rewarded at national and international festivals, but which encounter difficulties to be eligible for standard viewing. In addition, various formative activities are arranged, taught by renowned creators and professionals in the Spanish audiovisual sector. Workshops, masterclasses, university workshops, cinema schools and cultural/educational institutions.
Addressed to cinema schools, universities and cultural/educational institutions.
“Mathematics in films and TV series” is an on-line platform that highlights the place held by mathematics in the current world and in our daily life, with educational and cultural purposes. It specifically contributes classroom resources dedicated to mathematics and cinema, with many links, articles, fragments of films, short films, radio programmes, etc.
Addressed to teachers, parents and the general public.
Minichaplin es una iniciativa privada de divulgación mediática y producción de contenidos con sede en Málaga. Desarrolla sus actividades de forma itinerante, desplazando personal y equipamiento allá donde se requiera. Su catálogo de actividades está compuesto por talleres, campamentos, campus, charlas espectáculo, cine fórums, concursos y producciones audiovisuales sobre fotografía, cine, tele, video y radio además de prensa. Tanto la escuela como la productora se gestionan desde Miroy, una entidad sin ánimo de lucro; siempre con el objetivo de poner a disposición de públicos no expertos (niños y niñas, jóvenes, padres, madres y docentes) las claves de los lenguajes de comunicación masiva de nuestro tiempo. Como parte de este compromiso social sus actividades suelen ser gratuitas o de muy bajo coste para quienes las disfrutan. Y todas se imparten de acuerdo a su propio método didáctico, desarrollado como fruto de una experiencia creativa y docente compartida con miles de personas desde su puesta en marcha en 2004.
Dirigido a público infantil y juvenil, centros educativos y familias.
“Mucho más que cine” has been working for more than ten years now in building up critical thought through educational projects, using media literacy and cinema as a tool for a cultural approach, the promotion of equality and cultural diversity and rural development. Its projects include the following “Cinema visits the classroom”, “Rural development and cinema” or awareness projects.
Addressed to the public in general.
OETI European Observatory for Children’s Television is a centre for observation, information, education and consensus on children’s television. Its most relevant activities include the Barcelona International Audiovisual Festival (FIAB), which presents audiovisual production addressed to children and adolescents and based on ethical criteria related to training, education, entertainment and human values. Open to schools and professionals.
Addressed to the general public.
OQO is a publishing and audiovisual project, specialising in literature for children and adolescents, specifically in the form of an illustrated album and stop-motion animation films. Through the “Nós tamén creamos!” programme pre-school and primary school students become directors, scriptwriters, storyboarders, musicians and producers in order to create an animation short film, based on the history and plastic proposal of an illustrated OQO album. To do this, all participating centres receive prior classes/practical training that is completed with an informative guide. All works uploaded onto the Galician Television website and the three winners are shown during the TVG children’s programmes. This project was started up in Galicia by OQO, Consellería de Educación de Galicia through Secretaría Xeral de Política Lingüísta y la Dirección Xeral de Innovación Educativa, and Compañía de Radio Televisión de Galicia (CRTVG) in 2012.
Addressed to pre-school and primary students.
Certamen cultural, educativo y de ocio de busca la alfabetización audiovisual. Dirigido a niñ@s, jóvenes, padres y docentes busca ser un espacio de convivencia entre el sector audiovisual (contenidos y profesionales) y el medio educativo con el objetivo de favorecer la inclusión de valores, potenciar el juicio crítico y favorecer la creación de mensajes audiovisuales sobre temas de interés local y global como un medio para favorecer el desarrollo sostenible. Organización anual. Búsqueda del recorrido itinerante por la provincia de Alicante con acciones fijas en la capital. Secciones: para centros educativos (concursos y proyecciones), para el marco docente (formación y charlas), para todos los públicos (estrenos, proyecciones, charlas), actividades familiares (talleres, gymkana convivencia padres e hij@s). Premios propios empresa cuya RSC se vincula a acciones cultural y educativas en su entorno directo, blog y centro educativo que potencia el audiovisual en el aula. Organiza la asociación Mediterrània Audiovisual.
The Re@cciona project (Cinema Workshop) is an educational project addressed to third and fourth-year secondary education students. The aim is to educate them about human right issues, peace, sustainability and gender equality, through a short film that is written, directed, shot, acted and assembled by the students themselves. The resulting audiovisual material is the response to a specific NGO request (through the Catalonian Federation of NGOs), which informs students of its need and prepares an audiovisual document that may later be used for awareness, information or promotion of the NGO in question. All teachers receive educational material to interact with their students and complement this activity.
Addressed to third and fourth-year secondary school students and their teachers.
Taller Telekids is a non-profit organisation that has been operating for more than 15 years, teaching education in audiovisual media from children’s production to audiovisual critical reading. It arranges a children’s workshop on cinema and television where children are able to enter the digital world through practice, where they learn how the media are produced whilst also becoming critical recipients. One of the audiovisual works produced in the workshop was rewarded by the Alliance of Civilizations (UN) with the 2012 International Jury Prize in New York.
Addressed to schools, associations or private groups of children.
Tribu 2.0 is a group of teachers who have altruistically spent ten years trying to promote audiovisual language work in the classroom and in their respective educational communities. They work with various film producers in order to relate the world of cinema to the field of education and have reached agreements with theatres, distributors and publishing houses to arrange specific activities or obtain discounts in pre-premieres, morning sessions, streaming or DVD viewing of movies, provision of film books, attendance at cinema festivals, etc.
Addressed to teachers, educational centres and institutions.
“A Day at the Cinema. Audiovisual Literacy and Personal Growth” is an educational programme arranged by the Department of Education, University, Culture and Sports of the Government of Aragón. The programme is developed through morning viewings for students in the last cycle of Primary, Secondary and Pre-University education and Formative Cycles, and is complemented with teaching guides that are used before and after the viewing in order to work on linguistic and audiovisual competence through films.
Addressed to educational centres and families.
In 2011, Verdi Cinemas created the VERDI kids cultural space, in order to offer children and their parents a selective range of family animation films, produced in Europe and dubbed, markedly educational and didactic, without overlooking family entertainment. The programming invites all parents to introduce the children to the world of cinema, with a different proposal through movies that transmit human and social values: films specifically recommended for children. All viewings are in the early afternoon and morning sessions are held on Sundays and holidays. All children are provided with an informative sheet on the film, adapted to their age. All viewings shown in the morning include activities carried out by the children’s entertainment company Froggies. Morning sessions are held during the week for educational centres.
Addressed to children, families and educational centres.