Moving education

13th to 15th of

March 2024


2024 Awards

The closing ceremony of the inaugural TREFF at Verdensteatret was a joyous occasion, with many winners present to receive their awards in person.

Thank you

Thank You for Making TREFF 2024 a Success!

Photo gallery

Some moments from TREFF 2024!

Welcome to Tromsø Educational Film Festival!

Moving education…

 This festival is all about moving education. We will watch films, learn from each other, get new ideas for teaching and find inspiration to use film as a pedagogical tool. This film festival combines the best of both worlds where the concept of festival and conference meet. Come join us!


Look at this years screenings!

Here you can find all the selected films for TREFF 2024. We have a broad selection from all over the world that is showcasing different genres within different fields of education.

The music factory a film selected for Tromsø Educational Film Festival 2024 (TREFF).


Kine Maridatter Maxwell Dørum, NO

Associate professor, Result – UiT the arctic university of Norway

We are pleased to announce Kine Maridatter as one of the main speakers during this years festival. The topic she will bring forward is film in education and what her experience with using film as a pedagogical tool is. At UiT her expertise is learning design and she will bring up how to use video when designing for learning. 

Jouko Aaltonen, FI

Film producer, Illume Oy

Jouko Aaltonen is an award winning documentary filmmaker. He is also a researcher and lecturer at Aalto University. He has over 30 years of experience from the world of documentaries with directing, writing and producing. We are lucky to have him at TREFF. Aaltonen is going to talk about the power of film, what you can do with it and how you can teach with it.

Main attraction at Tromsø Educational Film Festival, Jouko Aaltonen
Eilert Torsnes

Eilert Torsnes, NO

Head of Learning & Development, NRK The Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation

We are pleased to announce Eilert Torsnes as one of the main speakers during this years festival. He works at NRK The Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation and has over 10 years of experience with using film as a pedagogical tool in corporate learning and development, both in the financial sector and in the world of broadcasting. His background is from the University of Oslo where he examinated as a Master of Pedagogics and wrote his master thesis on Pedagogical usability of digital learning. Torsnes is going to share how NRK uses video as a tool both in traning of skills, compliance courses and for informal sharing and knowledge.

Collaboration partners

Vitensenteret Tromsø
Tromsø International Film Festival
Verdensteateret Cinemateket Tromsø
UiT Norges Arktiske Universitet

Hansine Hansens veg 18, 9019 Tromsø