Besides the Screen: Geographies, Spaces, and Places Outside the Screen

Ningbo, China / ONLINE, 10.-12. June 2021

Besides the Screen 2021 Ningbo + ONLINE

June 10-12

at UNNC, China +

online presentations available NOW

In conclusion to the (slightly delayed) Besides the Screen 10th Anniversary programme, our 2021 conference builds upon the network’s previous activities. This year’s event examines the reconfigurations of screen industries, cultures, spaces and places through sites of production, infrastructures of circulation, film festivals, film tourism, and city branding.

Besides the Screen 2021 will be a hybrid event hosted by the School of International Communications at the University of Nottingham Ningbo China (CN), in partnership with King’s College, London (UK) and Queen’s University (CA).

> WATCH paper presentations and short films on our website ( and YouTube channel ( from JUNE 4.

> REGISTER in advance for live panel discussions between JUNE 10-12 on

ON_SITE presentations by Stephen Andriano-Moore, Nancy Liu, Xin Pei, Andrew Wortham, Garrabost Jayalakshmi, Adam Brillhart, Zhen Troy Chen, Melissa Shani Brown, Jinuo Diao, Yu Ming, Rui Yao, Qingqing Huang, Panjia Zhou, Gus Sifang An.

ON_LINE presentations by Roy Hanney, Siqi Liu, Mark R Johnson, Kim Munro, Miguel Mira, James Rendell, Kateryna Sivak, Alessio Baldini, Rachel Johnson, Angela English, Susan Lord, Tamara De Szegheo Lang, Zaira Zarza, Carla Mereu Keating Lawrence Bird, Dyna Herlina Suwarto, Hao Wen, Sarah Watts, Abby S. Waysdorf, Apoorva Nanjangud, Carter Moulton, Richard Misek, Roderik Smits, Stefania Haritou, Xiaoying Pan, Darien Sanchez-Nicolas, Alexander Christensen, Lyuwenyu Zhang, Kaifan Wang.

ON_LINE shorts by Christopher Boulton, Mikhail Zheleznikov, Maurício Chades, Catherine Cough-Brady, Andrea Rassel, Jeron Cluckers, Paul Jacques Yves Guilbert.