Film & Media Festivals SIG
Abstr. due: 01.08.2016
Dates: 22.03.17 — 26.03.17
Area Of Sciences: Cultural science;
Organizing comittee e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Organizers: SCMS Film & Media Festivals scholarly interest group
To participate in a preconstituted panel sponsored by the Film and Media Festivals SIG, please submit a summary no longer than 2500 characters, 3-5 bibliographic sources, and an author bio no longer than 500 characters.
Please copy and paste your proposal into the body of the email message (and avoid sending attachments!) and include in the subject heading “Film Festival SCMS paper (or workshop) submission.”
The suggested panel/workshop titles/themes are for your consideration. If you wish, feel free to suggest another! We are providing this service to help coordinate the papers of the SIG members so that a maximum number have the best chance of being selected to participate in the conference; this has proven to be a very successful tactic.
Suggested panel and workshop themes:
Languages and festivals: linguistics, written festival, translation
Videographic approaches to film festivals
Beyond film festivals: interdisciplinarity at international festivals, crossovers
International exhibition, film’s varied economies
Festivals and museum/academia: alternative sites
Politics and film festivals. How do national or international politics shape or attempt to influence film festivals today or in the past?
Regional festivals in a global context. Global cinemas in regional contexts.
Online/offline film festivals and the emergence of digital curation (such as NYFF’s partnership with Mubi) - supplement or future festival format?
Festivals and their publics. On the question of the festival audience and cinephilia
Teaching film festivals
Festival studies’ methodologies
Alternative historiographies / archival practices of / at festivals
Conference Web-Site: http://www.cmstudies.org/?page=call_for_submissions