EducaTIFF premiered in 2009 with the aim to light the passion of young and very young people for the great magic machinery called cinema, and to influence the first important steps towards a consistent school curriculum for media literacy in Romania. Nowadays, most people live under constant and often violent media exposure, and the younger in age, the more vulnerable they are to its influence. Films for young and very young people target an audience with enormous emotional and cultural needs..

During the two weekends of the festival, 10 and 11 of June and 17 and 18 of June, the Poligon Park in Floresti becomes once again a centre for fun and learning for families.


A new experience for the little ones this year is the inflatable cinema in the Mini-Cini Programme in Iulius Park. Children aged 3-12 will be able to enjoy a film programme of up to 45 minutes featuring Romanian and international short films during every day of the festival, Monday to Sunday from 12 to 5 p.m.

Let's go digital

Let’s Go Digital! is a film workshop dedicated to teenagers (14-18) across the country that is being held during Transilvania IFF, aiming to discover and develop new talents for Romanian film industry. The first edition was organized in 2005 and it soon became very popular. During a 10 days program, 15 participants have the opportunity to cover all the steps of film making (from scriptwriting to editing), under the supervision of Romanian film professionals and using modern equipment..