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AVANCA | CINEMA 2014 : AVANCA | CINEMA 2014 International Conference Cinema – Art, Technology, Communication


When Jul 23, 2014 - Jul 27, 2014
Where Avanca - Estarreja - Portugal
Submission Deadline Feb 15, 2014
Notification Due Mar 3, 2014
Final Version Due Apr 13, 2014
Categories    cinema   art   technology   communication

Call For Papers

23 to 27 July, 2014
Avanca – Portugal
Abstracts submission should be made until 31 January 2014.
The AVANCA | CINEMA will hold its 5th edition in July of 2014, bringing together researchers, academics, students, directors and cinema enthusiasts in Avanca during five days of sharing, having cinema as the central theme.
In the last edition we had 140 presentations from 178 participants which result in a publication with 1288 pages. This is the result of a scientific review of 31 academics from 13 countries, under the rules of double-blind review.
The four thematic groups seem to continue to be the base of permanently in development and the questioning that leads us to news ways of research, the themes presented reflect the innovation and show support for key research areas for reflection that we seek to promote and create around the cinema.
Knocking geographical or ideological barriers in seeking to provide open meetings that allow prospects to new knowledge in an informal space but of great scientific rigor that enables enrichment at various levels to all who participate.
However, AVANCA 2014 (the film festival where the conference takes place), hosts workshops, screenings, book releases, roundtables, plenary and parallel sessions, in addition to being a factory of films where academics become actors , filmmakers become researchers and where everyone can fiction, investigate, document or just experiment.
Between cornfields, cameras, projectors and screens, scientific knowledge about the film is reported among near 400 participants in the festival and conference and approximately 18000 spectators, who come from the four corners of the world.
The authors are invited to submit works in the following topics mentioned below (but not restricted to these):
Cinema – Art
The arts and memory;
Performative arts;
Plastic arts and cinematography;
Critic and cinematography theory;
Screenplay writing and creativity;
Aesthetic and semiotic;
History and love of the cinema;
Literature and cinema;
Music and sound in cinema;

Cinema – Technology
Spaces architecture;
Subtitling, dubbing, and audio-description;
Idioms for minorities;
New technologies and cinema;
The place of internet;
Supports, formats and new “media”;

Cinema – Communication
Cinema and pedagogy;
Social Communication, public space and society;
Economy and marketing;
Academic and professional education;
Social Internet and filmic space;
Audiovisual policy;

Cinema – Cinema
Documental cinema;
Fiction between real image and animation;
Biographies, filmographies and genres;
Cinematographic and audiovisual production;

Abstracts submission should be made until 31 January 2014 through the entry form available at
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