The 2nd annual Screen Industries in East-Central Europe Conference on Cultural Policies and Political Culture will be hosted from 22-25 November 2012 at Masaryk University and Moravian Gallery in Brno (Czech Republic). A workshop on theorising screenwriting practice from an East-Central European perspective will be featured. The conference is organised by Petr Szczepanik. NECSUS editorial […]
The call for papers has been published for NECSUS #4, Autumn 2013, ‘Waste’. The guest editors for this special section are Alexandra Schneider (University of Amsterdam) and Wanda Strauven (University of Amsterdam). We look forward to receiving abstracts of 500 words and a short bio of no more than 150 words by 1 December 2012.
NECSUS editorial board at the Amsterdam University Press offices editing issue #2, Autumn 2012, ‘Tangibility’. Pictured from left to right are Annie van den Oever, Jeroen Sondervan (AUP), Dorota Ostrowska, Francesco Pitassio, Patricia Pisters, and Jaap Kooijman.
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts is organising a panel called ‘Greening the Screen’ on sustainable futures for film, tv, and games. The panel takes place on 12 November 2012 and will be hosted by Alistair McGowan, with introductions from Ben Roberts (BFI, Director of the Film Fund) and Kevin Price (BAFTA, COO). […]
Call for papers 5th NECS Graduate Workshop, Cinematic Scale, 13-14 December 2012, Amsterdam This coming Fall, the NECS Graduates are organizing a traveling workshop in Amsterdam on the topic of Cinematic Scale. Previous NECS workshops in Istanbul, London, Belgrade, and Lisbon have brought together many young researchers and graduate students in fruitful debate, resulting in […]
The premier international documentary studies conference Visible Evidence has released a draft program for their 2012 gathering (19-21 December, Canberra, Australia). Visible Evidence XIX is co-hosted by The Australian National University and the National Film and Sound Archive. Among the participants in the conference is Robert Sinnerbrink, whose article ‘Sea-change: Transforming the “crisis” in film […]
NECSUS_European Journal of Media Studies is proud to announce the assembly of an international advisory board that is composed of some of the more dynamic and well-respected figures in the field of media studies. The members of this board represent a diverse, cross-disciplinary grouping that will strengthen the scope as well as the prestige of […]
The Wiley-Blackwell Companions to National Cinemas series has released its newest edition, A Companion to Eastern European Cinemas. The editor of this volume is Anikó Imre, who will serve on the advisory board of NECSUS (to be announced shortly). Dina Iordanova, another member of the NECSUS advisory board, has written the foreword to the book. […]
The venerable film magazine Sight & Sound has released the results of their long-awaited Greatest Films Poll, which is conducted every 10 years. This year the results are posted online, along with a detailed list of the hundreds of critics, programmers, and academics that were chosen to vote, in addition to the contents of their […]
NECSUS would like to announce a call for papers for issue #3, Spring 2013, ‘Green’. Details can be found at the following link. We look forward to receiving your abstracts.
The schedule has been announced for Film-Philosophy Conference 2012 and it can be found here. NECSUS editorial board member Annie van den Oever is sharing space on a panel entitled ‘Revisiting Christian Metz’ with Anna Backman Rogers. Backman Rogers’ essay ‘Ephemeral bodies and threshold creatures’ was published in the Spring 2012 issue of NECSUS. In […]
We would like to send our congratulations to Professor Richard Dyer (King’s College London/University of St Andrews) for being elected to the British Academy in recognition of his outstanding research. The press release issued by King’s College London can be found here. The British Academy, established in 1902, is the UK’s national body for the […]
The editorial board of NECSUS is pleased to announce that the journal will be collaborating with the Film Festival Research Network. The co-founders of the Film Festival Research Network, Marijke de Valck and Skadi Loist, will be the editors of a film festival review section in NECSUS. Submission guidelines for the film festival review section […]
EUscreen is pleased to announce its second status report Online Access to Audiovisual Heritage. In three chapters, the report gives an overview of technological developments bearing an influence on publishing and making accessible historical footage. This document is a follow‐up on the first EUscreen status report, published one year ago. Links • Download the Second […]
The popular film journal Senses of Cinema has published a review of Jacques Rancière’s book Les écarts du cinema, written by Daniele Rugo. The review carries the title ‘The logic of the unauthorized lover’, which is a concept the reviewer relates to both cinema and philosophy. Access the translation of Rancière’s prologue here, only in […]