16.-18. June 2021

Transitions: Moving Images and Bodies—The NECS 2021 Conference — Hosted by the University of Palermo

Palermo, Sicily, Italy

We are very happy to announce that the Palermo team is able to host the NECS conference next year in June!


3. December 2020.

British Audio-Visual Research Network - Virtual Colloquia

via Zoom (1/2021 ff.)

We wish to foster an international, virtual community of scholars from all disciplines engaged with the study of music and sound in audio-visual media. Our intention is to organise a regular forum for researchers and practitioner-researchers at all levels to present work in supportive and informal sessions, to take place fortnightly from January 2021.


3. December 2020.

What do Audiences Want from Online News Video, and Can Automation Help Deliver?

Virtual conference

3 December 2020

*Virtual Conference*


4. December 2020.

Stop Motion conference – ‘Bringing Legacy to Life’

Edinburgh, UK (26.4.2021)

 (w/c 26th April 2021)

Hosted by

Animation Research Network Scotland, Edinburgh College of Art

[*his is intended to be an in-person event but if covid-19 restrictions remain in place it will become an online event]


4. December 2020.

Peter Nicholls Prize 2021

Journal issue

The International Review of Science Fiction

deadline for submissions: December 4, 2020

contact email:


4. December 2020.

Returning to the Page: Visualising Design and Desire in Fan Magazines

ONLINE via Zoom (8.-13.2.2021)

8-13 February 2021

Keynote: Sally Stein, Professor Emerita, University of California, Irvine


4. December 2020.

Lecturer in Film Practice - 1 yr

Canterbury, UK

The Department of Film & Media Studies at the University of Kent is seeking to hire a Lecturer in Film Practice. The job advert is available via the following link (please note the short application deadline of 4 December):


Lecturer in Film Practice


6. December 2020.

Playfulness: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Cultural Literacy

ONLINE (13.-14.5.2021)

Call for Papers for 5-minute presentations

PLAYFULNESS: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Cultural Literacy

A Virtual Symposium

Thursday 13th – Friday 14th May 2021


7. December 2020.

Spectre - 23rd Annual Film Studies Association of Canada Graduate Colloquium

Toronto, Canada / ONLINE (29.-30.1.2021)

University of Toronto Cinema Studies Institute
Friday January 29 - Saturday January 30, 2021 (Virtual)
Call for papers: “SPECTRE”
Keynote address by Dr. David Marriott, Penn State University