Media literacy workshop and discussion

Karpos Centre of Education and Intercultural Communication
Sunday 06 April 2014 to Monday 07 April 2014 Greek Film Archive & British Council, Athens

Video: The art of creating sound and image inside and outside the classroom

Watch a recording of the discussion between Mark Reid, Head of Education at the British Film Institute (BFI), and our panel of invited speakers, which too place at our Athens office on Monday 7 April 2014:

Lecture & Discussion

As part of his visit to Greece, Mark Reid will deliver a lecture and take part in an open discussion on the theme of The art of creating sound and image inside and outside the classroom, which we are again co-organising with the Karpos Centre of Education and Intercultural Communication.

"In an interactive digital world, there is a plethora of educational media literacy and filmmaking activities, and practices vary. This trend contributes to cultural diversity, freedom of expression and the empowerment of citizens through new and traditional media. In this changing environment, the key question is how to approach the media literacy education of today's students, from pre-schoolers to teenagers."

Speakers

  • Mark Reid, Head of Education, British Film Institute (BFI)
  • Maria Leonidas, Film Director, Karpos, PhD Candidate at the University of Athens
  • Evangelia Kourtis, Professor of Social Psychology – Communication, University of Athens
  • Eirini Andriopoulos, Media Literacy Researcher, Programming Analyst/Planner, Hellenic Public Television

Mark Reid's lecture will be in English.

A discussion with the audience will follow and will be moderated by Menis Theodoridis, film director and media literacy expert.

Places will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.

When Monday 7 April 2014, 12.00
Where British Council
17 Kolonaki Square
106 73 Athens

Workshop

In partnership with the Karpos Centre of Education and Intercultural Communication, we're delighted to invite you to a unique experiential media literacy workshop by Mark Reid, Head of Education at the British Film Institute (BFI).

Taking a short film by Iranian director Abbas Kiarostami as its starting point, the workshop will give participants the opportunity to explore different methods of storytelling using the language of the cinema and literature.

The workshop is aimed at teachers and filmmakers, as well as media literacy trainers and film specialists, and will be conducted in both English and Greek.

Participation is free and places will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.

Participants will receive a certificate of attendance.

When Sunday 6 April 2014, 12.00–15.00
Where Greek Film Archive
48 Iera Odos Street
104 35 Athens
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Information and registration

For further information and to register for the workshop and/or discussion, please contact:

Karpos info@karposontheweb.org & 210 685 0445 / 694 9404003
British Council Katy.Yakoumaki@britishcouncil.gr & 210 3692 342