Message from Leeds 2016 Conference Organisers

Two additional updates for the conference in Leeds.

In addition to the current schedule, we will be holding an informal get together on the evening of the 7th for delegates arriving the day before the conference. The venue will be the Cuthbert Broderick pub which is on Millennium Square in the centre of Leeds. This is a Wetherspoons where delegates will be able to purchase food if they wish. Members of the organising team will be in the pub from 7.00pm onwards to meet with you.

Campus maps showing the location of the main University buildings at Beckett used for the conference are available here.

Regards,

The Conference Organising Team

Welcome to Leeds

You will all no doubt be aware by now that this year’s conference has been moved to Leeds in the North of England. We would like to extend a very warm welcome from the organising team and invite you to join us in this vibrant and cultural city. The conference will be hosted by Leeds Beckett University in partnership with Leeds University. The dates of the conference, 8-10 September 2016, remain unchanged and the main venue will be at Beckett’s City Campus in the centre of Leeds.

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SRN Conference 2016: change of venue to Leeds, UK

The venue for the 9th SRN international conference (2016) has been changed from Stockholm. The conference will now take place in Leeds, UK, hosted by Leeds Beckett University and the University of Leeds, in partnership with Leeds Trinity University.

The dates of the conference will remain the same, Thursday 8th September to Saturday 10th September 2016. Papers already accepted for the conference will be scheduled as before, with the only change being that delegates should travel to Leeds instead.

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9th Screenwriting Research Network Conference: Screenwriting between Artistic Freedom and Norms

Call for papers

The 9th Screenwriting Research Network (SRN) International Conference will take place in Stockholm, Sweden on Thursday 8th to Saturday 10th September 2016.

The conference will focus on Screenwriting between Artistic Freedom and Norms. The conference wants to examine these rules, norms and conventions – the frameworks in which screenwriters work. We want to discuss the history as well as the ongoing discourse about manuals, the role and function of rules within teaching screenwriting, as well as the rules of certain genres and media.

We invite discussion about screenwriting as an art between artistic freedom and norms.

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Screenwriting Research Network: Call for Conferences

The Screenwriting Research Network is looking for proposals to host its international conferences in 2018, 2019 and 2020.

The Screenwriting Research Network (www.screenwritingresearch.com) is an international research network of scholars, reflective practitioners and practice-based researchers, interested in the conceptualisation of film, TV and other media narratives; or Screenwriting Studies, as it has become known. Membership is currently drawn from 30 countries worldwide and is growing strongly; it is up 35% on last year. There is strong representation from the USA, Europe and Australasia, with recent members also drawn from other countries, including Brazil, Portugal, Peru and South Korea.

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The 8th International Screenwriting Research Network (SRN) Conference: Screenwriting, Text and Performance

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.

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Transnational Screenwriting: A Dialogue Between Scholars and Industry

Special International Screenwriting Research Network Conference – May 7 – 9, 2015, School of Communication, Universidad de los Andes (Chile)

School of Communication, Universidad de los Andes
Campus San Carlos de Apoquindo
Av. Mons. Alvaro del Portillo, 12.455, Las Condes
Santiago (Chile)

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Film University Babelsberg KONRAD WOLF: 7th Screenwriting Research Network International Conference

October 16 – 19, 2014

Screenwriting & Directing Audiovisual Media

Here you can find the program as overview

Contact: c.lang@hff-potsdam.de  &  k.stutterheim@hff-potsdam.de

The 7th conference will take place at the University of Film and Television ‘Konrad Wolf’ in Potsdam-Babelsberg, Germany. The key theme of this conference is: ‘Screenwriting and Directing in Audiovisual Media’, focusing on the relationship between writing and directing, whether practiced by a writer and a director, or a writer-director and her / his team. We intend to look at this relationship across a wide field of media and practices, – from fiction, genre, TV series to documentaries as well as cross media, 180° and 360° cinema production.

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News from Madison 2013

We are having a great Conference at Madison, thanks to JJ Murphy, Kelley Conway and all the staff of University of Wisconsin.

It is almost imposible to summarize all the interesting and wonderful presentations that have taken place during these days. To have a taste on what has been going on here, you can check the program.

But as usual, images can tell more than pure words. Here you can see some of the first pics (not in a great quality, I guess. The best ones are coming soon): SRN Flickr page.

Thanks to everybody! CSB