Camera Zizanio

Ευρωπαϊκή Συνάντηση Νεανικής Οπτικοακουστικής Δημιουργίας


The 1st European Meeting of Audiovisual Creation-Camera Zizanio was held from November 25 to December 8, 2001, within the framework of the 4th Olympia International Film Festival for Children and Young People in Pyrgos. The screenings took place at the cinema CINEPLEX ORFEFS in Pyrgos.

Films screened

Only European films, from Greece, Spain, France, Norway, Belgium, Hungary, Bulgaria, Italy and the Netherlands, took part in the competition section. Screened within the framework of the information section were films based on children’s ideas, from Egypt, Germany, Ireland, Spain, Israel, Italy, China, Hungary and Slovenia, made with the assistance of the International Communication Centre for Children and the Ciak Junior Festival, Treviso, Italy. There were also films made by young people who are at risk, from Artic Canada (children of the Inouit tribe), Mozambique (children who had been soldiers), Peru (working children), Poland (children of alcoholic parents) and the Philippines(young girls from a mountain tribe). Those films are the result of the project Teen Video Stories, with the assistance of the International Film Centre for Children and Young People -CIFEJ- and the production company, Ole Gjerstad, which focuses on children.

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First prize:“No More Fish Balls”, Norway. The Kristiansand Animation Workshop – International Children’s Film Festival Norway
Second prize:“From Cradle to Grave”, Norway. Lillehammer’s Audiovisual Workshop, Norway.
Third prize:“Double Direction”, Spain. From the program DETRAS DE LA CAMERA (Behind the Camera)
Special Awards:“E-Two,” Greece. The film was made within the context of the Hill School’s  Circle of Moving Image, during the academic year 2001-2002.   “The Strange Puppet,” Greece. Films from the workshop of Spyros Siakas


First prize:“Reversible Route,” Greece, 1st High School of Palaio Faliro
Second prize:“Without Coverage,” Spain. A film from the IES Julio Antonio
Third prize:“A Bad Dream,” Spain. A film by the program DETRAS DE LA CAMERA (BEHIND THE CAMERA)
Special Awards:“Pedestrian Crossing,” France. A film made within the framework of the workshop “(In) certains regards” of “Du grain a remoudre”   “Toys,” Bulgaria. Directed by Tsetomir Petkov Petkov


First prize:“Train to Hell,” Belgium. Workshop SISA
Second prize:“Screen,” Greece. Directed by Odysseas Diakakis
Third prize:“The End of the Road,” Norway. The film was made during school time and was a candidate in the open category of the Amandus Festival, 2001.
Special Awards:“MRTN,” Holland. Directed by Maarten Apeldoorn   “Mariot 51,” Hungary. Directed by Illes Guller

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