CfP: Gender and the Screenplay: Processes, Practices, Perspectives

A special issue of Networking Knowledge: Journal of the MeCCSA Postgraduate Network  eds. Louise Sawtell and Stayci Taylor (RMIT University, Melbourne) While plenty has been written about gender representation on screen, much less has been written about gender in regards to screenplays.  Emerging scholarly research around screenwriting practice often focuses on questions of the craft – … Continue reading CfP: Gender and the Screenplay: Processes, Practices, Perspectives

CfP: 8th Screenwriting Research Network Conference

The 8th Screenwriting Research Network (SRN) International Conference Call for Papers Screenwriting: Text and Performance The 8th Screenwriting Research Network (SRN) International Conference will take place at the University of London, UK on Thursday 10th to Saturday 12th September 2015. It is organised by a committee from different institutions grouped around the London Screenwriting Research … Continue reading CfP: 8th Screenwriting Research Network Conference

From the Margins towards the Centre

From the Margins towards the Centre: Women in 1970s and 1980s Hollywood: Part 1 – General Trends by Peter Krämer This blog is based on a paper I presented at the second WFTHN international conference, “Doing Women’s Film and TV History”, in April this year. The paper used a range of quantitative indicators and a … Continue reading From the Margins towards the Centre

June Givanni Pan African Cinema Archives (JGPACA)

On JGPACA and in discussion with June Givanni by Nana Ocran Back in February this year, the June Givanni Pan African Cinema Archive (JGPACA) established a new partnership with Creative Works London and Birkbeck University of London. Later on, the University of the Arts joined also as creative partners. The Archive provides access to a private … Continue reading June Givanni Pan African Cinema Archives (JGPACA)

‘Doing Women’s Film and Television History’ 2014

Tamsyn Dent and Kate Ince review WFTHN's 2014 conference by Tamsyn Dent Conferences are a great way to get away from the computer screen, share ideas, thoughts on research and catch up with other academics from related fields. The 2nd ‘Doing Women’s Film and Television History’ conference was organised by WFTHN members Melanie Williams and Yvonne … Continue reading ‘Doing Women’s Film and Television History’ 2014