Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival is Coming!

Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival is steadily becoming a key moment for Artists Moving Image in the UK. Between Wednesday 20 – Sunday 24 September 2017 BFMAF will animate the border town of Berwick-upon-Tweed.   Accompanying an exhibitions programme, the Berwick New Cinema Competition features resolutely contemporary films that transgress restraints of genre, capital and expe...

New publication: Children’s Media and Modernity

Ewan Kirkland is an active member of SAS. Recently his new book Children’s Media and Modernity: Film, Television and Digital Games was published by Peter Lang AG.  This book explores how products for children navigate contradictions by investigating the history and textuality of three major forms of modern media: cinema, television and digital games. Case studies – including Wallace and Grom...

A CALL FOR PROPOSALS: EVENT FUNDING 2016/17

The S.A.S. welcomes applications for Event funding at one of two levels: Conference seed support – up to a total of $500 to help run a symposium or conference Event Sponsorship – up to a total of $250 to sponsor the symposium or conference. Events must be held prior to November 2017 and promote Animation Studies. The funding is intended to support symposia or academic gatherings that ...

2017 Annual Conference to be held at Padova University

“… And yet it moves!”, was the response of Galileo Galilei, a former professor at the University of Padova, after he was forced to reject the idea of an Earth spinning around an unmoving Sun. In 2017, more than 380 years later, those words will come back to title the 29th Annual Conference of the SAS-Society for Animation Studies, held at the same institution where Galileo taught: one of th...