Welcome to H-Film

Welcome to H-Film, a member of H-Net Humanities & Social Sciences OnLine. H-Film encourages scholarly discussion on cinema, film  and media studies, visual arts as well as digital humanities. We invite you to use H- film as a collaborative platform to create intra and para academic projects related to the cinema, media, visual culture and film studies.

We are searching for new editors who would develop new materials for the network. If you are interested in helping build this site, please contact H-Film editor Elif Sendur via her contact page H- Film editor.

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Emerging Trends in Twenty-First-Century Horror

Horror is experiencing a boom in the twenty-first century, one that spans media, genres, and the culture at large. Get Out, IT, and A Quiet Place dominated the box office, the way paved for them by predecessors like Paranormal Activity, Insidious, and The Conjuring. US television has also seen its share of horror fare: The Walking Dead, American Horror Story, and Stranger Things have been staples of the small screen, not to mention the hundreds of “reality” shows that probe the paranormal.

CFP: Capture Japan - Book Under Contract with Bloomsbury

This is the final Call for Papers for the edited book ‘Capture Japan: Visual Culture and the Global Imagination from 1952 to the Present’. The book analyses, deconstructs and challenges representations of Japan in a variety of different visual media such as cinema, documentary film, photography, visual art and computer games. The book is now under contract with Bloomsbury and due to the recent withdrawal of a contributor, we are now looking for a replacement chapter.

Digital Faces and Deepfakes on Screen - special issue of Convergence

original authorship: Lisa Bode


CFP: Convergence Special Issue: “The Digital Face and Deep Fakes on Screen”

Deadline for Abstract Submissions: June 30, 2020

Deadline for Full Papers: January 5, 2021
“The Digital Face and Deepfakes on Screen”
Special Issue of Convergence: The International Journal of Research into New Media Technologies

Guest editors: Lisa Bode (University of Queensland), Dominic Lees (University of the West of
England), Dan Golding (Swinburne University of Technology)
Expected date of publication: August 2021