Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:
One film festival with many activities
Type of Events Held:
- Lecture/ Briefing
- Press Briefing
- Radio Show
- TV Show
- Other: Film festival about the brain
- General Public
- High School students(9-12)
- Patients & Caregivers
- University students
Approximate Number of People Reached:
Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:
ACTIVITIES: – Film festival includes short films about the Brain. 25 screened in 3 sessions. 3 Awards given by jury, 2 Public awards: For micro-short films, up to 2 min, and the rest of short films up to 25 min. – Long feature films to complement our sessions. – Round table: The ages of the mind, including two lectures: the psychology of babies and retrogenesis. – Lecture: Ethics and Artificial Intelligence – One theater play – One magic show – Award for high school students artistically depicting the brain. – An interactive film shown in a caravan, The MOMENT, where brain waves decide the evolution of the film. OBJECTIVES – To meet over a 3-day film festival that includes various international film events, discussions, workshops, talks and informative activities. – To become a center of international reference as regards content and dissemination as part of Brain Awareness Week. – To transform the Solé Tura Award for short films into a generator of audiovisual content in relation to the brain. – To bring together people and entities specialized in different areas of the brain.
Event Planning & Publicity
Publicity Methods Used:
- Calendar Listings (newspapers, radio, television)
- Press Release/Media Advisory
- Social Media
Other Publicity Methods:
BFF was founded in Barcelona, in 2018. The second edition of BFF was presented in Madrid. Our partner in Madrid made a good effort of P&A in national newspapers and tv stations.
Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?
Which BAW graphic materials did you use in publicizing your events?
- BAW Logos
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