[CFP e-journal] Ol3Media 2014: Sport&Media

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Barbara Maio
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For the next issue of the Ol3Media e-journal we are seeking short papers about Sport in relationship with new and old media and about themes not just related to a single sport performace.
The issue wants to explore the topic, both offering an overview and studying social, marketing and cultural points of view, stardom of athletes, movies and tv series about sport topics, use of social networks by athletes and sport societies and so on.
We are accepting monographic papers or cross-connected papers that touch several topics and themes.

Some suggestions:

Tv Series

Basketball (CJ E&M - 2013)
Luck (HBO – 2011)
Come un delfino (Canale 5 -2011)
Necessary Roughness (USA Network - 2011)
Hellcats (CW - 2010)
Eastbound and Down (HBO – 2009)
Break it or make it (ABC Family - 2009)
Friday Night Lights (NBC - 2006)
The Champion (Mediacorp Channel 8 - 2004)
Playmakers (ESPN - 2003)
Footballers wives (ITV – 2002)
Sports Night (ABC - 1998)
Coach (ABC – 1989)
The Bad News Bears (CBS -1979)
The White Shadow (Fox-MTM – 1978)


Trouble With the Curve (Robert Lorenz – 2012)
Moneyball (Bennett Miller – 2011)
Invictus (Clint Eastwood – 2009)
The Wrestler (Darren Aronofsky – 2008)
Semi-Pro (Kent Alterman – 2008)
Match Point (Woody Allen – 2005)
Friday Night Lights (Peter Berg - 2004)
Dodgeball. A True Underdog Story (Rawson Marshall Thurber - 2004)
Million Dollar Baby (Clint Eastwood – 2004)
Wimbledon (Richard Loncraine – 2004)
Seabiscuit (Gary Ross – 2003)
Bend It Like Beckham (Gurinder Chadha – 2001)
Dodgeball (Donald Bull – 2001)
Remember the Titans (Boaz Yakin – 2000)
Any Given Sunday (Oliver Stone – 1999)
Varsity Blues (Brian Robbins – 1999)
The Boxer (Jim Sheridan – 1997)
Fever Pitch (David Evans – 1997)
Jerry Maguire (Cameron Crowe – 1996)
White Squall (Ridley Scott – 1996)
True Blue (Ferdinand Fairfax – 1996)
The Fan (Tony Scott – 1996)
A League of Their Own (Penny Marshal – 1992)
Point Break (Kathryn Bigelow – 1991)
Eight Men Out (John Sayles – 1988)
Le Grand Bleu (Luc Besson – 1988)
Ultimo minuto (Pupi Avati – 1987)
Over the Top (Menahem Golan – 1987)
Bull Durham (Ron Shelton – 1988)
The color of money (Martin Scorsese – 1986)
The Natural (Barry Levinson – 1984)
Karate Kid (John G.Avildsen – 1984)
Victory (John Huston – 1981)
Chariots of Fire (Hugh Hudson – 1981)
Big Wednesday (John Milius – 1978)
Rocky (John G.Avildsen – 1976)
Rollerball (Norman Jewison – 1975)
The Longest Yard (Robert Aldrich – 1974)
The Hustler (Robert Rossen – 1961)


Rush (Ron Howard – 2013) Miki Lauda e James Hunt
42 (Brian Helgeland – 2013) Jackie Robinson
The Fighter (David O.Russell - 2010) Micky Ward
Senna (Asif Kapadia – 2010) Ayrton Senna
Cinderella Man (Ron Howard – 2005) James J.Braddock
The Damned United (Tom Hooper – 2009) Brian Clough
Ali (Michael Mann - 2001) Muhammad Ali
Dogtown and Z-Boys (Stacy Peralta – 2001) Zephyr Skating Team
The Babe (Arthur Miller – 1992) Babe Ruth
Raging Bull (Martin Scorsese – 1980) Jack La Motta
Somebody up there likes me (Robert Wise – 1956) Rocky Graziano
The Pride of the Yankees (Sam Wood – 1942) Lou Gehrig

Sport Show

Beyond sport
David Beckham, Cristiano Ronaldo, Tiger Woods, Vinnie Jones, Lance Armstrong, Maradona, Jesse Owens, Mike Tyson, OJ Simpson, Tony Hawk, Joe DiMaggio, Martina Navratilova, Marco Pantani, Magic Johnson.

Direction, aesthetics and style (including graphics and similar) of particular sporting events (boxing, the final of the World Cup, Olympics, Super bowl etc.).

Selected essays will be published in the 2014 issue of Ol3Media, online in September. Proposals, along with a brief biography of the author (5/6 lines), must be received by 30 April 2014 while accepted papers must be completed and sent by 1 July 2014 for the necessary editing. Essays will be accepted either in English or in Italian. If English is not your mother tongue, please make sure the language is correct.
The length of the essays should be between 2,000 and 3,000 words. We welcome hyperlinks to other sites, videos, photos. Jpg images of the maximum size of 200 kb can be sent for inclusion in the essay. Any further information will be sent to the authors of the selected essays.

For information and submission: ol3media@uniroma3.it and barbaramaio@osservatoriotv.it
Web Site: http://host.uniroma3.it/riviste/Ol3Media/