Author Archives: Skadi

Out now “Film Festivals: History, Theory, Method, Practice”

We’re happy to announce that Routledge has just published the textbook Film Festivals: History, Theory, Method, Practice, edited by Marijke de Valck (Utrecht University, Netherlands), Brendan Kredell (Oakland University, USA) and Skadi Loist (University of Rostock, Germany).   The book … Continue reading

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Film Festival Research at 2016 SCMS Conference Atlanta

At the 2016 SCMS conference, happening in Atlanta March 30-April 3, there are a number of panels and events related to film festival research.  Here are the events endorsed by the Film and Media Festivals SIG of SCMS: The annual … Continue reading

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CfP Queer/ing Film Festivals

Call for contributions Queer/ing Film Festivals Special Issue for Studies in European Cinema (Taylor & Francis) Editors: Leanne Dawson (Film and German Studies, University of Edinburgh and Scottish Queer International Film Festival) and Skadi Loist (Media Studies, University of Rostock, … Continue reading

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Queer Academy Film Summit / TEDDY 30 / Berlinale 2016

On the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the TEDDY award, the LGBT/Q film award at the Berlin International Film Festival (Berlinale) the Queer Academy put on a Film Summit to discuss queer archiving and queer film festivals in practice … Continue reading

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NECS 2015 Update

The NECS 2015 Conference “Archives of/for the Future” taking place in Łódź, Poland, June 18-20, 2015 is featuring a number of papers and panels by members of the NECS Film Festival Research workgroup. The final program finds some changes to … Continue reading

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Festival related papers and panels at NECS 2015

The NECS 2015 Conference “Archives of/for the Future” taking place in Łódź, Poland, June 18-20, 2015 will again feature a number of papers and panels by members of the NECS Film Festival Research workgroup. Here is a thematic schedule: Festival-related … Continue reading

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CfP Small Cinema: Filming Locations, Malta Sept 2015

Filming Locations: The Fabric of Culture, Myth and Identity in Small Cinema Valetta, Malta, 24-26 September 2015 The organizers of the Small Cinema Malta conference “Filming Locations: The Fabric of Culture, Myth & Identity in Small Cinema” welcome proposals for … Continue reading

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2015 Update to the FFRN Bibliography

In the most recent update to the open-access online bibliography of the Film Festival Research Network (FFRN) nearly a hundred new entries and references have been added since last year’s big overhaul.  This clearly speaks to the continued productivity of … Continue reading

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CfP ECREA Film Studies Section conference “European Cinemas, Intercultural Meetings” (Nov. 2015)

The FFRN is aiming to submit papers or preconstituted panels to the ECREA Film Studies Section conference “European Cinemas, Intercultural Meetings: Aesthetics, Politics, Industry, History”, which will take place in Copenhagen, DK on 13-14 November 2015. If you want to … Continue reading

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Film and Media Festivals SIG at SCMS 2015

The annual SCMS conference is only a couple of weeks away.  This year’s conference takes place in Montreal at the Fairmont Queen Elizabeth hotel March 25-29, 2015. The Film and Media Festivals Scholarly Interest Group will have a number of … Continue reading

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