The 2018 SCMS Conference Program Schedule is Coming Out!

  The Society’s annual conference provides a forum for scholars and teachers of film and media studies to present and hear new research; to provide a supportive environment for networking, mentoring, and collaboration among scholars otherwise separated by distance, language, or disciplinary boundaries; and to promote the field of cinema and media studies among its practitioners, to other...

Paul Wells Gets Zagreb Award for Outstanding Contribution to Animation Studies  

The UK animation scholar gets the 2018 Award for his contribution to animation studies from Animafest Zagreb fest. Animafest Zagreb Festival Council decided to present the 2018 Award for Outstanding Contribution to Animation Studies to Paul Wells, one of the leading voices in the modern and contemporary animation studies. Widely quoted even by the standards of the general cinema schol...

Call for Papers: 1st Workshop on Animation in VR/AR Environments

Workshop ANIVAE on animation in VR/AR environments will take place at the IEEE VR 2018 conference in Reutlingen (Germany) on March 19 2018. Animation is a very broad and heterogeneous media form. Often associated with cinema and television, animated images have entered many areas of life, in particular games, installations, or data visualizations, taking on operative, communicative, epistemic, ...

CALL TRICKY WOMEN 2018

Since 2001 Tricky Women takes place every year in March around the date of the International Women’s Day. Tricky Women focuses on animated films made by women and therefore fills a unique position within the international festival landscape. Besides the competition the festival shows themed programs and retrospectives to present an exciting overview of the animated cinematic art of female artis...