MEETING IN THESSALONIKI 10-13.06.2015. POST-RELEASE.

On 10-13 June 2015 The Youth Support Centre “Egeo” (Greece) and International Publishing Group Limited (the UK) had a meeting in Thessaloniki, Greece as the part of two-year Partnership called “Culture and Media Production as a Tool for Integration” under the financial support of Grundtvig Programme.

The aim of the meeting in Thessaloniki was to discuss the future promotion of the film “Out”, recently produced by the learners of the Partnership and presented for the first time on 30 April 2015 during the third meeting of all partners in London.

The meeting in Thessaloniki has had a significant impact on mutual learning and knowledge exchange in the sphere of migrant community life abroad and creative trainings for talented youth in the sphere of culture and media. It brought together social leaders of two organizations and creatives from Greece and the United Kingdom engaged in the sphere of media products PR & marketing.

The meeting consisted of three parts:

Round-table discussion for group leaders was dedicated to organization of social and cultural events in migrant environment to promote the film and its idea of supporting the Russian-speaking community worldwide. The group leaders has also shared an experienced of social and cultural events production which contributes to intercultural awareness.

Educational knowledge exchange sessions for PR & marketing creative was dedicated to the methods of film promotion in their countries using social platform of mass communication.

Informal communication of learners & leaders from Greece and the UK

Film “Out” is a high quality video was produced by partnership learners in line with all cinematography standards, depicting migrant life and integration efforts. “Out” shows five different realistic personal stories of people who relate to the language in one way or another. Shot in five countries, the movie presents interactions of Russian-speakers with the local cultures.

The first closed show of the film took place in May 2015 in London. Now it begins its journey screening at cinemas and festivals around the world. To ensure the film qualifies for festivals, it will go public during 2016 and become freely available to all interested online.

More information about film “Out” www.outfilm.cmpip.org/en

More information about “Culture and Media Production as a Tool for Integration” http://cmpip.org/en/

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