European Cinema Education for Youth

CinEd is a European cooperation project co-funded by the Creative Europe / MEDIA programme of the European Union, "Support for film education".
Its objective is to help the greatest possible number of European youths aged 6 to 19 discover European cinema.
CinEd aims at providing privileged access to European cinema and its wealth of films, and to teach young people about its cultural and linguistic diversity, developing their critical analysis skills and learning cinematographic techniques and language.
Created by the Institut français in Paris in 2015 and launched, for five years (2015-2020), from October 2020 and for the two coming years will be coordinated by the Cinemateca Portuguesa - Museu do Cinema (Lisbon).
This comprehensive programme is supported by 14 partners from 11 European countries, all involved in cinema education: Associació A Bao A Qu (Spain), Asociace českých filmových klubů - AČFK (Czech Republic), Arte Urbana collectif (Bulgaria), Cinema Arta (Romania), Cinemateca Portuguesa – Museu do Cinema (Portugal) La Cinémathèque Française (France), Contrasens (Romania), Deutsches Filminstitut & Filmmuseum (Germany), GET Cooperativa sociale (Italy), IhmeFilmi (Finland), Meno Avilys (Lithuania), Mog-Technologie (technology partner - Portugal), Os Filhos de Lumière - Associação Cultural (Portugal), Shadows Casters (Croatia).

CinEd proposes

  • A digital platform to organize public screenings 
  • A collection of European films selected for a young audience
  • Teaching materials to accompany the screenings​
  • Trainings and activities with young people

CinEd key figures

Since the launch of CinEd in 2015:

233 trainings in 9 countries

4841 mediators and teachers trained

1453 screenings in more than 137 European cities

62521 young people involved

Download the CinEd white paper 2015-2020
Download the Cined user's guide

CinEd in action with young people

Discover films and discuss them, describe and compare excerpts, apply cinema to real life…

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CinEd is designed for a large range of participants: teachers from all specialities and levels, cultural mediators, and cinema and audiovisual professionals who want to work towards building European culture and educate young people about European cinema.

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This website has been produced with the financial support of the European Union. Its content is the sole responsibility of the CinEd project Consortium and can in no way be taken to reflect the position of the European Union.