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'Unboxed Democratic Youth' Project Launches with Free Online Workshops

2024-03-26

The 'Unboxed Democratic Youth' project kickoff is a free online launch and training session scheduled for April 2nd and 3rd, 2024, from 1 to 4 pm CET, aimed at youths aged 18 to 30 with minimal film experience. This introductory activity leads to a registration form for participation in further film workshops.

'Unboxed Democratic Youth' is an innovative project designed to foster democratic participation among young people through the engaging mediums of filmmaking and storytelling. Over 20 months, this initiative will bring together young participants to create a movie that not only educates on democratic values but also empowers youth to contribute actively to democratic societies.


The 'Unboxed Democratic Youth' project kickoff is a free online launch and training session scheduled for April 2nd and 3rd, 2024, from 1 to 4 pm CET, aimed at youths aged 18 to 30 with minimal film experience. This introductory activity leads to a registration form for participation in further film workshops. The project, supported by the Erasmus+ program, focuses on imparting visual storytelling and digital creation skills. Activities, conducted in English, promote collaboration among youths from France, Lithuania, and Czechia.


Upcoming workshops and activities include:


1) Online Launch and Training Sessions: Introductions and foundational training by professionals from Les Films de l'Europe and the Film Academy of Miroslav Ondricek in Pisek.

Dates: April 2 - 3, 2024

Location: Online

Funding: No funding for participants.


2) Screenplay Development: Participants will create a screenplay for a short film in collaboration with partner organizations.

Dates: April to October, 2024

Location: Online

Funding: No funding for participants.


3) Film Workshops and Filming: Practical workshops and filming with international teams in Czechia.

Dates: October 29 to November 2, 2024

Location: Film Academy of Miroslav Ondricek in Pisek, Czechia

Funding: Covered for participants from France and Lithuania.


4) Post-Production Workshops: Editing sessions in France with professionals.

Dates: November 4 - 8, 2024

Location: Strasbourg, France

Funding: Covered for participants from Czech Republic and Lithuania.


PROGRAMME of 1st activity - Online Launch and Training Sessions:


02.04.2024 - An Introduction to Visual Storytelling – Emotion in Action – taught by Jeremy Willis from Czechia’s Film Academy of Miroslav Ondricek in Pisek.


Participants will learn to use actions to communication emotion in a script.


03.04.2024 – An Introduction to Cinematography – taught by Clément Nachbauer from France’s Les Films de l'Europe.


Participants will get behind the camera insight into what a Director of Photography (DOP)’s responsibilities are, and what their relationship within the film crew is.


REGISTRATION LINK

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