AVANCA | CINEMA 2020 _ International Conference Cinema – Art, Technology, Communication

Call for Papers
December 15, 2019
Subject Fields: 
Film and Film History, Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Communication, Theatre & Performance History / Studies

Call for Papers


International Conference Cinema – Art, Technology, Communication

Abstracts Submissions Deadline: 15 December 2019 (here)

Event date:  22 to 26 July, 2020

Event Venue: Avanca, Portugal   

In July 2020 AVANCA | CINEMA Conference celebrates its 11th edition confirming that this is one of the leading conferences in the field of cinema. Researchers are invited to participate in this edition of the conference in AVANCA where the scientific community members, who dedicate their studies to cinema and its relationship with art, communication and technology, can find a space for diffusion, debate and sharing of their work.

The Conference along with the Avanca Film Festival offers a unique experience to all those who participate in this summer movie party. New projects, new approaches, and the magic of cinema will inspire everyone!   

The conference has four official languages: PortugueseEnglishSpanish and French.   

The abstracts submission must follow these parameters:

- Between 100 and 250 words in English;

- Title in one of the four official languages and in English;

- 5 key-words in English.   

The authors are invited to submit works in the following topics mentioned below (but not restricted to these):   

Cinema – Art

  • The arts and memory;
  • Performative arts;
  • Plastic arts and cinematography;
  • Critic and cinematography theory;
  • Screenplay writing and creativity;
  • Aesthetic and semiotic;
  • History and love of the cinema;
  • Literature and cinema;
  • Music and sound in cinema; 

Cinema – Technology

  • Spaces architecture;
  • Subtitling, dubbing, and audio-description;
  • Idioms for minorities;
  • New technologies and cinema;
  • The place of internet;
  • Supports, formats and new “media”; 

Cinema – Communication

  • Cinema and pedagogy;
  • Social Communication, public space and society;
  • Economy and marketing;
  • Academic and professional education;
  • Social Internet and filmic space;
  • Audiovisual policy; 

Cinema – Cinema

  • Documental cinema;
  • Fiction between real image and animation;
  • Biographies, filmographies and genres;
  • Cinematographic and audiovisual production; 

More information here

Contact Info: 

Cine Clube de Avanca
 Avanca, Portugal

Tel | Fax: +351 234880658

Contact person: Moghadaseh Rouhi