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AVANCA | CINEMA 2015 : AVANCA | CINEMA 2015 International Conference Cinema – Art, Technology, Communication


When Jul 22, 2015 - Jul 26, 2015
Where Avanca - Portugal
Submission Deadline Jan 31, 2015
Notification Due Feb 28, 2015
Final Version Due Apr 15, 2015
Categories    cinema   art   technology   communication

Call For Papers

The AVANCA | CINEMA will hold its 6th edition in July 2015, bringing together researchers whose works focus on cinema and its relations with art, communication and technology.
In the 5th edition we had 205 participants, 197 communications in a proceedings book with 1488 pages published by Edições Cine-Clube de Avanca. The participants came from all around the world to the best edition ever.
During five days, in the small village of Avanca, cinema was the unifying theme which provokes fruitful encounters between participants and convert Avanca into a Cinema Village, a stage for sharing, debate and dissemination of their research.
The AVANCA | CINEMA asserts itself as a unique and important conference on the national and international scene, not only due to the average number of participants but also thanks to the broad range of themes presented in the last five editions. Moreover, the fact that this happens along with the Avanca Film Festival creates a complete event offering a varied program with workshops, screenings, book presentations, roundtables, plenary and parallel sessions to many researchers, academics, filmmakers, producers, actors, critics, technicians, moviegoers, among others.
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 15 January 2015 through the entry form available at
The abstracts submission must follow these parameters:
- Between 100 and 250 words in English;
- Title in one of the four official languages and in English;
- 5 key-words in English.
The conference has four official languages: Portuguese, English, Spanish and French.
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