Kino Eyes -The European Movie Masters has three full Academic partners who are responsible for delivering the programme and enjoys the support of a wide range of associated partners, who collaborate at different levels, from teaching to consultancy and promotion.
The partner HEIs led many international projects and training activities in the past, which gave them a wide experience in international co-operation.
Since 2004, Universidade Lusófona Film department has been the leader of nine international projects supported by the Media and Erasmus Programmes of the EU, which primarily focus on research on film and New Media carried out by consortia of European and South-American HEIs, such as Essemble and ITAP, while also possessing a strong profile in relation with research activities developed in cooperation with industry, namely under FP5 and 7 funding. Lusófona is already involved in the provision of one Erasmus Mundus Joint degree, the Docnomads program, and was responsible for leading the Knowledge alliance project CIAKL I and CIAKL II.
BFM has a lot of experience in running international events – the school organises an international student film festival Sleepwalkers that has networking and training events in the program and international conferences yearly such as Media conference and Cinema and the City conference. The school also has strong past experience in student mobility at different levels and BFM also has had previous experiences with joint master programs – the schools offers a JMD between Baltic Film and Media School, University of Tartu and Viljandi Culture Academy in Sound and Film Sound Engineering Arts and a joint MA program with Estonian Music Academy for film and theatre directing, besides partnering with other Erasmus Mundus program, the Viewfinder.
Edinburgh Napier University has been teaching film at an undergraduate level for a quarter of a century, and at post-graduate level since the 90s. In 2005 it began teaching direction, production and screenwriting in separate Master’s Degrees. Screen Academy Scotland is a collaboration between Edinburgh Napier University and Edinburgh College of Art, dedicated to fostering the future of filmmakers. Offering a range of practice based degree programmes, from undergraduate film and television to postgraduate programmes in screenwriting, production, direction, camera, sound and post-production, we give our students direct contact with the film and television industry in order to equip them with the knowledge and hands-on experience they need to become skilled, confident and employable graduates.
Screen Academy Scotland is one of only three Film Academies (along with the London Film School and the National Film and Television School) in the UK recognised by Creative Skillset as a centre of excellence in film practice education.
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