Author Archives: Skadi

Open Access publications on Film Festival Academy

The Film Festival Academy is an international community network platform for film festival professionals. FFA welcomes members from the wider film community of filmmakers, distributors, film critics, students and academics. The Academy provides a credible and ethical space for knowledge exchange, vocational … Continue reading

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Screen Industries in East-Central Europe & Theorizing Screenwriting, BRNO 22-25 Nov 2012

The Second Annual Screen Industries in East-Central Europe Conference investigates historical and contemporary dimensions of the region’s audiovisual media industries from all angles – local, transnational, economic, cultural, social, and political – and through a broad range of original scholarship … Continue reading

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CfP Film Festival Reports for Alphaville_Journal of Film and Screen Media

Alphaville: Journal of Film and Screen Media CFP: conference and film festival reports The editors of Alphaville: Journal of Film and Screen Media seek conference and film festival reports for Issue 5, to be published Summer 2013. Potential contributors are … Continue reading

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NECSUS_European Journal of Media Studies

We are excited to announce that the NECSUS_European Journal of Media Studies is now online at www.necsus-ejms.org and will feature an edited film festival review section. NECSUS is an international, peer-reviewed journal of media studies, connected to NECS (European Network … Continue reading

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CFP for the 2013 SCMS conference

CFP for the 2013 SCMS conference (March 6-10, Drake Hotel, Chicago) As discussed in the SIG meeting we (Skadi and Ger) will serve as coordinators for the CFP, so please send us your proposals so that we may put the … Continue reading

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It’s Cannestastic: The Simulacrum Abides (by Dennis Broe)

A personal Cannes Film Festival review by Dennis Broe. Cross-posted from the James Agee Cinema Circle blog. BROE ON THE WORLD FILM BEAT Cannes 2012—Review Hi, this is Broe on the World Film Beat, today with a Cannes Cleanup. I’m … Continue reading

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Update on NECS 2012

The final program for the NECS 2012 conference in Lisbon is out.  Below you find the updated times and locations of the film festival related panels and workshops. On Thursday we will also have an informal get-together during Session D … Continue reading

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Film Festival Research at NECS 2012 in Lisbon (June 21-23)

The preliminary conference program for the upcoming NECS Conference has been released. This year’s annual conference “Time Networks: Screen Media and Memory” takes place in Lisbon, Portugal, June 21-23, 2012 and is hosted by the New University of Lisbon and the … Continue reading

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Film and Media Festivals Scholarly Interest Group at SCMS 2012

This year’s SCMS conference is only days away.  SCMS Boston 2012 will start on Wednesday (March 21, 2012) in the The Boston Park Plaza Hotel & Towers and will run through Sunday, MArch 25, 2012.  Let us thus take the opportunity … Continue reading

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New film festival books

As the year comes to an end, yearly reviews abound.  Thus, it might be timely to highlight a few new monographs and books in film festival studies. 2011 saw a vast number of new publications.  Here are a few highlights: … Continue reading

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