Call for Papers – III Simpósio “Fusões no Cinema”

24th to the 26th November 2016

O The 3rd International Symposium Fusion in Cinema will be co-organized by Caminhos Film Festival and Mobile Unit Research on Local Studies (ELO) at the Universidade Aberta.

All the proposals will undergo a peer review process, held in the form of blind review, in order to guarantee the fairness and impartiality of the assessment.

The submitted and accepted papers for communication will be, afterwards, published in the minutes of the symposium in electronic format.

The best works will be published in the Journal Linguagem do Cinema e do Audiovisual do Latec-UFRJ.

Teachers, researchers, guest speakers, experts and artists from different areas will analyze in this 3rd International Symposium, the current artistic and educational practices, the new roles of the different actors involved in today’s creative and operational dynamics of art, education and culture.

1. Comunications / Themes

The Caminhos Film Festival and the Universidade Aberta invite you to submit communication proposals in Portuguese, English or Spanish, not exceeding 1500 characters (including spaces), in the following thematic lines of the Symposium (which would be open to others):

Line 1
Fusion of Arts in Cinema

The relations between the different arts and film: Literature / Plot; Interpretation / Representation; Music; Photography; Visual arts.

Line 2
Cinema and Technology

The technological progress and the way Cinema reaches the Spectator:

  • Architecture
  • Subtitling, dubbing and audio description
  • The New technologies, Internet and Cinema
  • The supports, formats and new media
  • Cinema and Games or Cinema and Digital Games.

Line 3
Cinema, Research and Education

  • Cinema in different learning environments (online and on-site)
  • Cinema and Research in Educational Context
  • Film Practices in School
  • Cinema and New Technologies in Education
  • Cinema and Social Networks in Formal and Informal Learning Contexts
  • Learning Object Production
  • Audiovisual with Educational Purposes and using Film Language

Line 4
Cinema and Television

Theoretical approaches on audiovisual production in general, including all genres and distribution platforms, framing it in a national and international contemporary context;

The analysis of the relationship between achievement and production of film and television content;

Film and Television parallel worlds or interconnected;

2. Dates and Submissions

The submission of proposals is to be held in – by filling out the form available. Until 30th October 2016

Communication proposals to be submitted should include the definition and delimitation of the research object of study; the scientific relevance and merit of the proposal; the objectives and research methodology/analysis used; primary references; and three to five keywords.

Each communication proposed shall also be submitted with a biography of the author(s) with up to 750 characters (including spaces).

Each applicant can submit more than one proposal, and communications can be presented in co-authorship.

All communications will have a maximum duration of 20 minutes, regardless of the number of co-authors or the number of communications line / panel.

Support and Partners

Universidade Lusófona
Universidade Lusófona do Porto

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