Call for Papers: AVANCA | CINEMA 2021 International Conference Cinema – Art, Technology, Communication

International Conference Cinema – Art, Technology, Communication

Conference Dates: July 28 – August 1, 2021
Conference Place: Avanca, Portugal and Online
Abstract Submission Deadline: January 31, 2021


Every year in July, the AVANCA|CINEMA Conference celebrates its new edition together with the Avanca Film Festival in Portugal. In 2021 the Conference will be held online and in-person. Cinema researchers are invited to participate in the Conference, virtually or in-person in Avanca, where they can find a space for debate and sharing their studies in cinema and related disciplines.
Aiming to distinguish the best paper present in the Conference, an international jury will award the selected paper with the “Prize Engr. Fernando Gonçalves Lavrador”.

Abstract Submission:

Deadline to submit an abstract: January 31, 2021
There is no fee for the abstract submissions.

The abstract submission must follow these parameters:
– Abstracts with a minimum of 100 and a maximum of 250 words in English;
– Title in one of the four official languages and in English;
– 5 keywords in English.

Online form to submit an abstract:

We remind that while the abstracts must be written in English, the Conference has the following four official languages for publication and presentations: Portuguese, English, Spanish and French.

TOPICS: Topics of interest for submission include, but are not limited to:

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 audio-visual production.

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