The Asian Conference on Film and Documentary 2013

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The international Academic Forum (IAFOR)
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The International Academic Forum, in conjunction with its global partners, is pleased to announce the Second Annual Asian Conference on Film and Documentary 2013, to be held in Osaka, Japan, from 8-10 November 2013.

FilmAsia 2013 Conference Themes:

1) Social Media and Responsibility; Globalization and Internationalization
2) Connectedness, Identity and Alienation
Film Direction and Production
Film Criticism and Theory
Film and Literature: Artistic Correspondence
Film History
Documentary History
Archive-Based Studies
Films and Digital Distribution (Use of the Internet and video sharing)
Anime and Digital Film Production
Films, Festivals, and Fans (Audience/Fan responses to film)

IAFOR Open Film Competition 2013, Osaka, Japan

The Asian Conference on Film and Documentary will show a selection of original short films in the following categories. An overall winner will be awarded a grand prize of $1000 and trophy:

Fiction (under 40 minutes/over 40 minutes)
Documentary (under 40 minutes/over 40 minutes)
Anime (under 20 minutes/under 40 minutes)
Spot News (International/Regional/National; under 20 minutes/under 40 minutes)
Music Video (under 10 minutes)

Deadline for submission of abstracts: July 1 2013

Results of abstract reviews returned to authors: Usually within two weeks of submission

Deadline for full conference registration payment for all presenters: October 15 2013

Full Conference Programme Published Online: October 25 2013

Deadline for full paper: December 1 2013

Conference Proceedings published: January 15 2014

FilmAsia Conference: November 8-10 2013