Forthcoming Public Events
May 2013. Book launch: ‘Small-Gauge Storytelling.Discovering the Amateur Fiction Film‘, ed. Ryan Shand and Ian Craven, Edinburgh Unviersity Press.
2-3 May 2013: The project-team of the research project “Changing platforms of ritualized memory practices. The cultural dynamics of home movies” is organising a two-day workshop on ‘How to Keep our Audiovisual Memories Safe? Storing Home Movies, Home Video and Online Content’ at the The Institut für Landeskunde und Regionalgeschichte in Bonn. For details see Workshop Announcement and Poster.
19-21 April 2013: ACSN organises two international panels on ‘New Visual Networks and Amateur Cinema Studies‘ at the first annual BAFTSS (British Association of Film, Television and Screen Studies) Conference, University of Lincoln. BAFTSS Draft Conference Programme.
22–23 March 2013: ‘Amateur Film Archeology’ Conference, Vienna. See Amateur-Film-Archeology-Schedule for the final programme.
Until 16th January 2013 - Northeast Historic Film welcomes applications for the William O’Farrell Fellowship, US.
The William O’Farrell Fellowship is awarded to an individual engaged in research toward a publication, production, or presentation based on moving image history and culture, particularly amateur and nontheatrical film. With this fellowship, we honor the continuing legacy of Canadian film archivist William O’Farrell, a long time advocate for amateur and nontheatrical film collections.
The fellowship is designed to support a month’s study within Northeast Historic Film’s collections, a moving image archives located in Maine.
3 – 7 December 2012: AMIA 2012 –’Small Gauge & Amateur Film Committee’ meeting and ‘A Decade of Home Movie Day’ panel (5th December).
5th -9th December 2012: Festival of New Film and Video & the First Alternative Film Video Forum, Novi Beograd, Serbia.
16 November 2012 – 12 January 2013: Cinematic Bologna – ‘Archivio Aperto 2012‘, Bologna, IT.
11 November 2012 - ’Le cinéma algérien en liberté‘ by Ahmed Zir. Projection and Q&A organised during the Rencontres Internationales des 25es Instants Vidéo, Marseille.