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SRN Conference in Chile “Transnational Screenwriting: A Dialogue between Scholars and Industry”

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The SRN Special Conference in ChileTransnational Screenwriting: A Dialogue between Scholars and Industry” took place in Santiago, hosted by Universidad de los Andes, from the 7th to the 9th of May 2015. With 25 presentations and an Industry Panel about the Latin America Film and TV Industry, the Conference has been a great opportunity to have a dialogue between practitioners and scholars about screenwriting and the transnational and transcultural phenomena.The group SRN conference uandes

Screenwriting, Text and Performance

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The 8th International Screenwriting Research Network (SRN) Conference

“Screenwriting, Text and Performance”

will take place at Senate House, University of London, UK

on Thursday 10th to Saturday 12th September 2015 with the support of the Institute of English Studies

It is organised by a committee from different institutions grouped around the London Screenwriting Research Seminar – including the University of Bangor, the University of East London, The University of Greenwich and Royal Holloway, University of London.

The Organising Committee has accepted over 100 papers from 5 Continents and will shortly be issuing a draft programme and details of keynote speakers.

Website: https://screenwritingresearchnetworkconferencelondon2015.wordpress.com/

Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/srnlondonconf2015

Twitter account: @SRNLondonConf

Call for Papers

The 8th Screenwriting Research Network (SRN) International Conference will take place at the University of London, UK on Thursday 10th to Saturday 12th September 2015.

The deadline for abstracts is now Monday 23rd  March 2015.

It is organised by a committee from different institutions grouped around the London Screenwriting Research Seminar – including the University of Bangor, the University of East London, The University of Greenwich and Royal Holloway, University of London.

The key theme of this year’s conference is Screenwriting: Text and Performance.

We invite discussion about screenwriting as process and practice, and how it engages with and can be understood in relation to text and performance across a wide field of media and practices, including film, television, games, online, transmedia and other digital platforms. We are particularly interested in abstracts for presentations on the following topics:

  • Interpreting screenplays – how do producers, directors, actors work with screenplays?
  • How screenplays affect and invoke performance?
  • What can performance reveal about writing screenplays or screenplay structure? Screenwriting and literature
  • Screenplays and screenwriting by authors best known in another field
  • Case studies on individual writers or texts

We would also like to invite abstracts for presentations on (but not limited to) the following topics:

  • National traditions of screenwriting and storytelling
  • Different screenwriting practices and formats
  • Historical perspectives on screenwriting and screenplays
  • Screenwriting, the screenplay and different production structures
  • Screenwriting and adaptation
  • Practice based research in screenwriting
  • Screenwriting for television, games and animation
  • Screenwriting for new media forms, online, transmedia etc.

Please send abstracts (250-300 words) as a word or pdf document, with the email subject heading “SRN Conference abstract” to: srnconflondon2015@gmail.com

Abstracts may be submitted until March 23rd 2015. Earlier submissions are welcome. Remember to state your name, affiliation and contact information. Also include a brief statement (100 words) detailing your publications and/or screenwriting practice.

We aim to let you know by mid April 2015 whether your paper has been accepted. Keynote speakers will be announced early in 2015.