Posts Tagged "screen"

Sound-Tracking Melbourne Symposium

Posted on Feb 2, 2018 | 0 comments

Following the successful Screening Melbourne Symposium in February 2017, the Melbourne Screen Studies Group now seeks to solicit new abstracts for the Sound-Tracking MelbourneSymposium that will take place on 15-16 June 2018. While it is recognized that screen media form the connective tissue of Melbourne’s artistic and cultural life, the importance of sound to the way the moving image is brought to life, is relatively less well acknowledged. The Sound-Tracking Melbourne Symposium not only intends to give due critical and creative weight to the interlocking dimensions of sound...

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CFP Song, Stage and Screen X: “The Star System in Musical Theatre and Film”

Posted on Jan 19, 2015 | 0 comments

Call for Papers Song, Stage and Screen X: “The Star System in Musical Theatre and Film” Regent’s University London June 24-26, 2015 “star” synonyms: celebrity, big name, celeb (informal), megastar, name, draw, idol, luminary, leading man or lady, lead, hero or heroine, principal, main attraction (Collins Dictionary) The entertainment industry has always relied extensively upon the lure and sales potential of star­dom; not for nothing did MGM boast in the 1930s to have “More Stars Than There Are In Heaven”. Yet it seems that the whole concept of the larger-than-life artistic...

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