Classification of children short films for mobile movie screening by BIOSCIL


  • lukas deni setiawan universitas atma jaya yogyakarta
  • Birgitta Bestari Puspita Universitas Atma Jaya Yogyakarta



Children movie, Film community, Movie classification, Remote area, Yogyakarta


Access to movie is limited for some part of the society due to minimum amount of cinema in remote area or suburban. This access is worse for children because not only the cinema is limited, but also the children movie is less produced than adult movie. BIOSCIL (Bioskop Kecil Keliling), a community based organization, concerns about the situation and responds to it. BIOSCIL conducts mobile movie screening for children in remote areas in Yogyakarta. So far, they have at least visited 20 locations in five years. Together with several local movie makers, BIOSCIL tries to collect movies that can be watched by their audience in remote area. However, the limited amount of movie for children brings new problem to BIOSCIL because not every movie in their inventory matches their audience in each screening. Thus, it is important to make movie classification for BIOSCIL based on their audience type, to help them specifically choose the movie for each screening and each audience age category. Through a participation research with BIOSCIL with FGD and participatory observation for a year to collect the data, movie classification for BIOSCIL has been defined as a guideline for BIOSCIL to decide which movie is best for their audience in each screening.


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How to Cite

setiawan, lukas deni, & Puspita, B. B. (2019). Classification of children short films for mobile movie screening by BIOSCIL. Proceedings of the World Conference on Media and Mass Communication, 5(1), 1–11.