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 (3.45-5:45 pm) at a café located near the conference: Restaurante Real Cafe (Av. António Augusto de Aguiar 203, 1050 Lisboa).

Thursday, 21st June 2012, 09.00 – 10.45 (Session A)
A10. POWER OF PROGRAMMING: FESTIVALS, IDENTITY AND POLITICS
Location: FCSH – Room T15 (Tower B, 3rd floor)
Chair: Marijke de Valck (Amsterdam)

  • Dunja Jelenkovic (Versailles): Role of Politics in Selection of Film Programs – Yugoslav Documentary and Short Film Festival in the Time of Wars of 1990s
  • Ger Zielinski (Trent): On Affect and Memory Traces Circulated in and around Identity Film Festivals
  • Maria-Paz Peirano (Kent): Reconstructing films and social memory in a film archive festival: The case of the “Festival Internacional de Cine Recobrado” of Valparaíso
  • Cindy S.C. Chan (Houston): Café Lumière (2003). Taiwanese Identity between Japanese Cinema and International Film Festival

Thursday, 21st June 2012, 11.00 – 12.45 (Session B)
B10. FILM FESTIVALS AND THE INDUSTRY
Location: FCSH – Room T15 (Tower B, 3rd floor)
Chair: Aida Vallejo Vallejo (Madrid)

  • Sumanta Barua/Finola Kerrigan (London): Importance and Facilitators of Networking in International Film-festivals
  • Marijke de Valck (Amsterdam): Film Business, Festival Business: The Growing Influence of Industry Partners
  • Minerva Campos (Madrid): Film Festivals’ Memory: Festivals Trademark in “Video on Demand” websites

Thursday, 21st June 2012, 13.45 – 15.30 (Session C)
C10. KEY FESTIVAL CHALLENGES: PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE
Location: FCSH – Room T15 (Tower B, 3rd floor)
Chair: Ger Zielinski (Trent)

  • Dorota Ostrowska (London): International film festivals as descendants of universal exhibitions
  • Laura Rodríguez Isaza (Leeds): Touring the Film Festival Circuit: Migrating Patterns of Latin American Cinema
  • Aida Vallejo Vallejo (Madrid): Festival Dependencies. Documentary, Europe and the Crisis
  • Gavin Wilson (York): Cell Cinema Festivals: Showing, Sharing and Exhibiting Mobile Phone Films

Thursday, 21st June 2012, 15.45 – 17.30 (Session D)
Informal get-together of the NECS film festival research workgroup / FFRN at the Restaurante Real Cafe (Av. António Augusto de Aguiar 203, 1050 Lisboa).

Friday, 22nd June 2012, 09.00 – 10.45  (Session E)
E10. ACADEMICS AND FESTIVALS: ON THE FLOW OF LABOUR, EXPERTISE AND INFLUENCE BETWEEN
Workshop – Film Festival Research Workgroup
Location: FCSH – Room T15 (Tower B, 3rd floor)
Chair: Skadi Loist (Hamburg)

  • Skadi Loist (Junior researcher, University of Hamburg, Germany, Lesbisch Schwule Filmtage Hamburg)
  • Greg de Cuir, Jr. (Selector/Programmer, Alternative Film/Video Belgrade; Managing Editor, NECSUS: European Journal of Media Studies)
  • Gavin Wilson (York St John University, UK, former cameramen, writer, sector manager Screen Yorkshire)

Friday, 22nd June 2012, 11.00 – 12.45 (Session F)
F10. FILM FESTIVALS
Location: FCSH – Room T15 (Tower B, 3rd floor)
Chair: Marijke de Valck (Amsterdam)

  • Przemyslaw Suwart (Weimar): Programming Film History at Film Festivals
  • Christel Taillibert (Nice): Film Festivals and Digitization of Motion Picture Films
  • Julian Stringer and Nikki J. Y. Lee (Nottingham): Counter-Programming and the Udine Far East Film Festival

Saturday, 23rd June 2012, 09.00 – 10.45 (Session I)
I7. HOW BRITAIN LEARNED TO LOVE EUROPE: BRITISH TELEVISION AND EUROPEAN FILM CULTURE, 1982-1996
Location: FCSH – Room T14 (Tower B, 3rd floor)
Chair: Milly Buonanno (Roma)

  • Justin Smith (Portsmouth): British television and European film co-production policy
  • Rachael Keene (Portsmouth): Channel 4’s Visions: a European style of film programme?
  • Laura Mayne (Portsmouth): From Cannes to Berlin: Examining the importance of film festivals in promoting Channel 4 films in Europe
  • Anne Woods (Portsmouth): No Cannes Do
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