[Filmfestivalresearch] SCMS 2019 (Seattle), Film & Media Festivals SIG CfP

Antoine Damiens antoine.damiens at concordia.ca
Mon Jun 18 22:20:19 CEST 2018

Apologies for crossposting — Looking forward to seeing some of you at NECS later this month!


Film & Media Festivals SIG – Call for Paper, SCMS 2019 in Seattle (March, 13th-17th)

To participate in a preconstituted panel sponsored by the Film and Media Festivals SIG, please submit a summary no longer than 500 words, 3-5 bibliographic sources, and an author bio no longer than 150 words.

Please copy and paste your proposal into the body of the email message (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:

-       Festivals and pedagogy

-       Festival (studies)’s archives, temporalities, and historiography

-       Issues of translation in/at festivals

-       Research methods in festival studies

-       Festivals & ephemerality

-       Roundtable(s): festival directors/curators/programmers

-       Expanded cinema and expanded notions of film festivals

How to submit?

Please copy and paste 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.”

Email proposal to co-chairs and graduate student representative of the Film and Media Festivals SIG:

Beth Tsai (peijenbethtsai at gmail.com<mailto:peijenbethtsai at gmail.com>)

Antoine Damiens (antoine.damiens at concordia.ca<mailto:antoine.damiens at concordia.ca>)

Jon Petrychyn (jpetrychyn at ryerson.ca<mailto:jpetrychyn at ryerson.ca>)

Deadline: August 1st, 2017

*The titles for each panel/workshop will have to be refined once we have received your proposals and they have been sorted according to some compelling theme. Only the designated panel chair may submit the final panel/workshop proposal for all its members.

Antoine Damiens
PhD, Film & Moving Images St, Université Concordia, Montréal
SCMS - Film & Media Festival SIG Co-Chair
Queer Palm - Film Professionals liaison officer
MediaQueer: Festival - Curation - Liaison
Synoptique: Festival review editor
antoine.damiens at concordia.ca<mailto:antoine.damiens at concordia.ca>

Recently published: "Incestuous Festivals: Friendships, John Greyson, and the Toronto Scene,” in Frames 13.

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