Author Archives: Skadi

Discount code for Activist Film Festivals book

On occasion of the upcoming NECS 2017 Paris conference Intellect has offered to announce its latest release on film festivals with a discount of 40% (valid until 1/1/2018) with the discount code ACTIVIST40 for the book ACTIVIST FILM FESTIVALS: TOWARDS … Continue reading

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Film Festivals Studies @ Circuits of Cinema conference (HoMER), Toronto

Circuits of Cinema: Histories of Movie and Media Distribution is a HoMER Network Conference on the History of Moviegoing, Exhibition and Reception hosted by Paul Moore and the Circuits of Cinema Project at Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada, 22 to 24 … Continue reading

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Film Festival Research @ NECS 2017 Paris

As this year’s NECS Conference in Paris is coming closer, here is a handy list of the panels and workshops sponsored by the Film Festival Research workgroup.  Listed below is also our workgroup meeting, taking place Thursday evening. Please swing … Continue reading

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New book: Film Festivals and Anthropology

Cambridge Scholars Publishing has just published the book Film Festivals and Anthropology, edited by Aida Vallejo and María Paz Peirano. You can get a 20% discount entering the code festivals20 in the online order. You can order the book online … Continue reading

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Study on the Programming Diversity of the Berlin International Film Festival (1980–2016)

Stories and Films Have (No) Boundaries Study on the Programming Diversity of the Berlin International Film Festival (1980–2016) Based on the assumption that film festivals have become a “key force” and “power grid” in the production, distribution, and reception processes … Continue reading

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FFRN get-together @ Berlinale 2017

    Dear film festival folk & colleagues: Following the success at previous Berlinale editions we will continue the tradition and have a little FFRN get-together during the festival. Anyone interested in meeting and catching up on conference and festival … Continue reading

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CfP “Multivoicedness and European Cinema: Representation, Industry, Politics” (Nov 2017, Cork)

Call for Papers Multivoicedness and European Cinema: Representation, Industry, Politics Conference date: Friday 10th and Saturday 11th November 2017 Venue: University College Cork, Ireland Organised by: ECREA Film Studies Section Deadline for abstracts: 2 May 2017 Conference website: https://ecreafilmstudies2017.wordpress.com European … Continue reading

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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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