Organisations and Communities which have a strong international focus on this topic:
ARCYP defines two main goals:
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ECFA: The European Children's Film Association is the European organisation for all people involved in high quality films for children and young people
ECREA: European Communication Research and Education Association with temporary Working Group on Children, Youth and Media.
ICFCY: The International Center of Films for Children and Young People was founded 1955 under the auspices of UNESCO with its first headquarter in Brussels. Its objective is to "promote excellence in the production of culturally diverse, entertaining, artistic, educational and informative audio-visual media especially designed for children and young people". The CIFEJ organizes a biannual conference and is now seated in Teheran.
Childhood and Nation in World Cinema: Childhood and Nation in World Cinema is a very active network. "The aim of this project is to bring together an international network of scholars in order to address questions of the child and nation in the context of world cinemas."
SACCF: Southasian lobby initiative that collects films for children as well: "Southasian Children’s Cinema Forum (SACCF) is a cross-border network of film industry, film festival, film education professionals and organisations committed to nurturing a dynamic children’s film industry in the region."