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Kids Production: People of Dilijan Documentary


“People of Dilijan” is a documentary film that was shot in the summer of 2016 by participants in the JUST DILIJAN IT! programme “TUMO Creative Academy”. The children were fully immersed in the film-making process, they participated in all stages, from discussion of the basic concept and scenario to the final installation. In addition, of course, they were actively involved in the film’s direction and production. For example, they had to get the lighting right and work with the people who starred in the film.

The film shows you the city of Dilijan and the daily life of the people who live there, each of whom gives an interview about themselves.

It was filmed by the children with the support of director Davit Gyumishyan. The TUMO Creative Academy programme at the JUST DILIJAN IT! summer camp was held from 16 to 29 July 2016 in the town of Dilijan, Armenia on the campus of the international UWC Dilijan College, and the main partner for the programme was the TUMO Center for Creative Technologies.

The programme was aimed at children and adolescents between the ages of 12 and 17 who, with the help of TUMO teachers, studied the basics of animation and film, web programming and game development, acquired the principles of art photography, played sports and got acquainted with Armenia’s culture and history.