Maya and Mia At La La Land

We are delighted to announce the publication of our third submission to Screenworks Volume 10.1, Jenny Oyallon-Koloski’s Maya and Mia At La La Land, a videographic film which draws fascinating parallels between Maya Deren’s At Land and Damien Chazelle’s La La Land. By bringing together two such starkly disparate source materials – experimental film vs popular […]

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SWW2 funded PhD Studentships

The University of the West of England are delighted to announce the availability of fully-funded Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) funded PhD studentships as part of the South, West & Wales 2 Doctoral Training Partnership (SWW2)*.

UWE Bristol invites applications to undertake doctoral research that focuses on any area of:

· Digital culture

· Film and media

· Design

· Heritage

· The creative economy.

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New Addition

We are delighted to welcome Will DiGravio to the Screenworks editorial Team. Will is a graduate student at the University of Cambridge, reading for an MPhil in Film & Screen Studies as a Keasbey Scholar. He is also a journalist, critic, podcast host and audiovisual essayist interested in entertainment, media, and politics. Will hosts The […]

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Screenworks Editorial Opportunities

Two exciting new posts, ideal for a media practice postgraduate interested in developing editorial skills and an understanding of the academic publishing process, with Screenworks, the peer-reviewed online journal of Screen Media Practice Research. 1. Editorial Support Assistant You will be responsible for the smooth-running of the editorial process, including: attending quarterly editorial meetings (via […]

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Automating Creativity

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Sy Taffel’s thought-provoking documentary Automating Creativity explores how workers in the creative industries and academics who study technology and culture understand the existing and emerging relationships between automation and creativity, and how these relationships inform contemporary communication, media and culture. Taking the recent surge of interest in digital automation as his starting point, Taffel constructs a pointed […]

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The Norwegian Institute Rome

We’re delighted to announce the publication of our first entry in Volume 10.1, Anna Ulrikke Andersen’s captivating The Norwegian Institute in Rome, which uses techniques from the essay film and its form to approach architectural history, this meticulous work poses questions about the use of film as architectural history and, including authorial intervention in the […]

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Call for Practice: Practice Pedagogy Special Issue

Call for Practice – Joint Special issue: Practice Pedagogy For joint publication in Screenworks Volume 9.2 and Journal of Media Practice and Education Volume 20: Issue 4, Dec 2019. This special edition will be a collaboration across Screenworks and the Journal of Media Practice and Education, building on and extending our joint history of publishing […]

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Archival Challenges of Practice Research Publication

In addition to the formative peer-review process and opportunities for knowledge exchange that are afforded by academic journals, another key publishing incentive is the preservation of one’s work. Findings presented in journals are traditionally indexed and archived in libraries, kept safe and accessible for future researchers to build upon in their contribution to knowledge. For […]

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Calling Submissions for Volume 9.1

We are calling for submissions for Volume 9.1. This is a rolling volume, which means we will publish work as soon as it has successfully gone through the peer-review process. We’re looking for academic filmmaking in the broadest sense: encompassing moving image work on film, video and new media platforms. We feel strongly that the function of Screenworks is to provide […]

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Screenworks is Expanding

We are excited to announced that Screenworks is expanding! We are welcoming three new Associate Editors to our Editorial Board: Lucy Leake (Plymouth College of Art), Elan Gamaker (Roehampton) and Jimmy Hay (University of Bristol), who bring a wealth of experience and complimentary skills to the team. They join Editor Dr Charlotte Crofts (Associate Professor Filmmaking, UWE Bristol), and Associate Editors Dr Nariman Massoumi (University of Bristol) and Alex Nevill (PhD Candidate at UWE Bristol)…

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BAFTSS Awards 2018

The BAFTSS Awards are now accepting submissions from members of BAFTSS in the following categories for the Awards ceremony at the Annual Conference in 2018 at the University of Kent. Best Monograph Best Edited Collection. This includes both books and special issues of journals. Editors must be BAFTSS members; contributors need not be. Best Practice […]

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Can fiction filmmaking be research?

The majority of our submissions to Screenworks are either auto-ethnographic films, documentaries, experimental or poetic films – all of which are contributing new knowledge to the field and expanding our understanding of filmmaking. However, there is a dearth of narrative film submissions which has caused me to wonder – why we don’t we receive as many fiction films? Is […]

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