SAS Symposium 2018: Animation and Philosophy

An academic symposium at the Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film and FMX 2018 in collaboration with the Society of Animation Studies, the School of Art, Design and Media at Nanyang Technological University Singapore, the Institute of Media Studies at Eberhard Karls University Tübingen, the AG Animation and the Literaturhaus Stuttgart. Due to the high number of quality submissions...

Call for papers: ANIMATION AND PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT SYMPOSIUM 2018 (APES 18) 

APES 18 invites ground-breaking research on a plethora of areas associated to animation practice and public engagement, to offer an alternative view of the capabilities of animation and to identify new terrains in the connection of animation and the engaged public. APES 18 follows on from previous year’s highly successful symposium and this year will be taking place on Tuesday 22nd May 201...

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...