The Α.Ε.Ι. Forum non-profit organization was established in 2019 by Stavros Papageorgiou (owner of Tetraktys Films), a Cypriot producer and director of cultural, ethnographic and archaeological documentaries.
The aim of the AEI Forum is the development of cultural, historic, ethnographic and archaeological documentaries in Cyprus and the dissemination of the culture and history of Cyprus through various activities, in the heart of which is always the audiovisual sector.
The activities of the Α.Ε.Ι. Forum non-profit organization are categorized in the following axes:
- Organization of film festivals and cultural events.
- Education of the youth and of professionals in audiovisual production.
- Production of audiovisual films with educational, and entertaining content.
- Function of digital platform for the dissemination of the history and culture of Cyprus, on a local, as well as international level.
From the first year of the establishment of the Α.Ε.Ι. Forum, the following actions were being implemented:
- Organization of a series of educational workshops with high school students, in collaborating with the “Directors’ Group” and the Cyprus branch of the UNESCO Associated Schools Network.
- Organization of the 2nd International Festival Of Archaeological, Ethnographic and Historical Documentaries, in collaboration with the Tetraktys Production Company, the Aglantzia Municipality and the CyBC.
- Production of two short trailers abiut the AEI Cinefest and the educational workshops.