Category Archives: SCMS

Our coverage of the 2015 Society for Cinema and Media Studies conference held in Montreal QC, March 25-29th.

Matthew Ogonoski Presents “’You’ll Like This (Paratext) Because You’re in It’: Sweding, Fan Cultures, and the Remaking of Trailer Aesthetics” – SCMS 2015

Kicking off day three of SCMS to a great start was the panel “On Paramediality: Transformations and Transgressions of the Paratext.” Following University of Winnipeg’s Andrew Burke, Carleton’s David Richler, and York’s Thomas Dorey, Concordia PhD candidate Matthew Ogonoski closed…

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Rosanna Maule presents “Women’s Cinema on the Web: A New Platform for Feminist Discourse” – SCMS 2015

Concordia Professor Rosanna Maule presented yesterday on “Women’s Cinema on the Web: A New Platform for Feminist Discourse” in the panel “Theorizing Post-cinema: The Cinematic In and Out of the Theatre” where she proposed a step out of a solely theoretical approach…

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Katarina Mihailovic Presents “Rhythm with Light: Belgrade Postwar Film Club Experimentalism and the Legacy of the Avant-garde” – SCMS 2015

In the panel “The Eastern European Cinematic Library,” Concordia PhD candidate Katarina Mihailovic presented on her dissertation “Rhythm with Light: Belgrade Postwar Film Club Experimentalism and the Legacy of the Avant-garde.” Mihailovic’s presentation sought to elevate the Belgrade Film Club,…

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Adam Szymanski presents “Composing Peace through the Ecosophic Aesthetic of Apichatpong Weerasethakul’s Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives” – SCMS 2015

One of the final panels of day one of SCMS, “The Care for Opacity in East Asian Cinema,” was comprised of a group of four Montreal-based scholars: Erik Bordeleau (Concordia University), Dr. Sivestra Mariniello (Université de Montreal), Suzanne Beth (Université…

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Philippe Bédard Presents “A Techno-Aesthetic Study of ‘Third-Person Fixed Perception Shots'” – SCMS 2015

Philippe Bédard’s presentation at SCMS, “A Techno-Aesthetic Study of ‘Third-Person Fixed Perception Shots,’” will certainly remain a personal highlight of this year’s conference. It was an opportunity to hear a project that I have witnessed develop and transform throughout a…

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