Music and Screen Media

full name / name of organization: 
Holly Rogers, Univeristy of Liverpool, UK
contact email: 
holly.rogers@liv.ac.uk

MUSIC AND SCREEN MEDIA CONFERENCE AND FESTIVAL
June 25th & 26th, 2014

University of Liverpool, UK, in partnership with the Film Music Foundation (USA)

CONFERENCE:

We welcome submissions on all aspects of audiovisuality, including, but not limited to, music and sound for fiction film, documentary, television, music video, video games and interactive media.

Keynote Speaker: Professor John Richardson,
University of Turku

Roundtable Convener: Professor Anahid Kassabian,
University of Liverpool

COMPETITION FOR "OPEN CIRCUITS" FESTIVAL:

The School of Music will also be organising "Open Circuit", a Festival of new music, sonic arts, and audio-visual installations across the summer and autumn of 2014, in association with the Liverpool Biennale. The Festival will showcase the work of home and guest artists. Part I will be held during the conference (25-6 June): this will include a competition, the prize-winner having their work displayed in Part II in the Autumn. Works must be an installation piece for a single screen video projection and sound.

STUDENT BURSARIES:

We are delighted to be able to offer 3 fully funded places to students speaking at the conference or displaying an installation. These studentships include admission to the conference, travel expenses from within the UK, and one night's accommodation.

In addition, we will provide free conference admission, lunches and refreshments, for another 7 students (including international scholars).

To apply, please submit a CV and a short paragraph explaining the significance of your work, along with your abstract.

CONFERENCE FEES (including lunch, refreshments and wine reception on June 25th):

Standard rate: £40 (£25 for one day)

Student rate: £25 (£15 for one day)

Optional conference dinner at Leaf on Bold Street for £15pp: http://www.thisisleaf.co.uk/#/on-bold-street/

Information on booking and payment will be available shortly

SUBMISSIONS:

All papers will be 20 minutes long and can be in the form of spoken address or practical demonstration.

We welcome individual abstracts and panel submissions.

Please submit 250 words abstracts by 24 February to gkhabra@liv.ac.uk

For installation submissions, please contact Matt Fairclough at mattf@liv.ac.uk

For all other enquires, contact Holly Rogers at holly.rogers@liv.ac.uk

CONFERENCE WEBSITE:

http://www.liv.ac.uk/music/conferences,&,festivals/mediascreening2014/

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film_and_television
general_announcements
interdisciplinary
international_conferences
popular_culture