European Cinema Education for Youth

"CinEd is a European cooperation programme dedicated to cinema 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 and launched by the Institut français in Paris, this comprehensive programme is supported by 10 partners from 8 European countries (Bulgaria, Spain, Italy, Finland, France, Portugal, Romania, Czech Republic), all involved in cinema education."

"The mission of CinEd is to welcome new beneficiaries, associated relays as well as new partners from other countries every year, in order to develop and enhance its collection of European films, reach as many young people as possible, and become a long-lasting programme. "

CinEd is co-funded by the European Union’s Creative Europe/MEDIA programme.

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

Spring 2016

29 trainings in 6 countries

737 mediators and teachers trained

60 screenings in 36 cities

5,605 young Europeans reached in less than 3 months

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  • 12 Jul 2017

    Symposium of results as part of European forum on Film education

    After a whole year of cooperation to implement activities with young people Europe-wide, CinEd partners and associated relays, as well as experts in cinema education and European cooperation, will gather in Barcelona (Spain) on July 11th and 12th in Institut français Barcelona for their annual symposium of results and assessment. The meeting will be followed by a 2-day professional conference organized by Moving Cinema, also financed by Creative Europe / MEDIA programme of European Union, on July 13th and 14th at Universitat Pompeu Fabra. It will be the occasion to pool partners’ results in all cooperation countries, to address both achievements and perspectives for Year 3, to exchange good practices and experiences with other participants, and above all to introduce CinEd during a public presentation on July 12th at 5:30 at Institut français Barcelona. 

    Institut français and its cooperation partners invite their cultural network and associates in Europe to discover CinEd during this end-of-the-year event, so do not hesitate to contact us to join the programme, relay it in your country, support it or ask for complementary information! 


  • 10 Oct 2016

    Partnership meeting in Bari (Italy)

    Partenaires de coopération et experts associés, une trentaine de collaborateurs de CinEd se sont retrouvés du 30 janvier au 4 février 2017 à Bari (Italie) pour 5 journées de travail collaboratif, notamment pour concevoir des fiches d'activité pédagogiques destinées aux jeunes, développer des modèles de formation et des outils d’évaluation du programme. Le deuxième volet de cette rencontre était dédié au bilan des activités - remise du rapport de synthèse de l’année 1 et point d’étape sur le travail de chaque partenaire depuis septembre 2016 – ainsi qu’aux stratégies de déploiement du programme 2018-2020 en vue de préparer la candidature de la troisième année de CinEd (dépôt de la candidature au programme Europe Créative / MEDIA de l’Union européenne début mars 2017).

CinEd in action with young people

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

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