35th Annual Chicago International Children’s Film Festival

Save 25% by submitting before May 1, 2018.

Our regular deadline is fast approaching. Submit today and you’ll save 25% on your submission fee.

Where to submit: Submit through Withoutabox or FilmFreeway. All submission-related information can be found on our website here.

Deadlines & fees:
Regular Deadline: May 1, 2018
Short film (under 40 minutes): $40.00 USD
Feature film (40 minutes or longer): $80.00 USD

Late deadline: May 31, 2018
Short film (under 40 minutes): $60.00 USD
Feature film (40 minutes or longer): $100.00 USD

Who we are: The Chicago International Children’s Film Festival is the first Academy® qualifying children’s film festival in the world and our Best Animated and Best Live Action Short Film categories are Oscar® qualifying. We seek films that both entertain audiences and challenge them to widen their perspectives. But more importantly, we seek out films that are made for kids, not simply about them. The 35th Festival runs November 1 – 9, 2018

Questions: Contact our Film Registrar, filmreg@facets.org

 

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Call for Papers: Life, the Universe, & Everything 37

The Marion K. “Doc” Smith Symposium on Science Fiction and Fantasy is interested in collecting 40 minute papers for their 2019 conference. They are especially interested in papers in the following areas:

– Literary criticism/analysis of science fiction and fantasy and related literature (medieval, renaissance, mythology, magic realism, graphic novels, etc.)
– Science and technology (especially new or unusual)
– Serious analysis of science fiction and fantasy in cinema, television, radio, and other media
– Analysis of science fiction and fiction relating to poetry or theatre
– Critical analysis of the narrative, aesthetic, and thematic elements of science fiction and fantasy video games
– Mormon culture, literature, and society in relation to science fiction and fantasy

Submission must include the full paper. To submit, please send papers to LTUE—Academics, c/o Marny Park, 1063 JFSB, Provo, Utah 84602 or email electronic submissions as RTF files to marny_parkin@byu.edu. Include name, phone number, street address, and email address on cover sheet. Papers submitted without contact information will not be considered. Student papers welcome. Please see ltue.net for more information.

Papers must be submitted no later than October 1, 2018.

(*Accepted papers may be published in the Proceedings volume at a later date.)

Audition: Now Booking Auditions for Match Game on ABC

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The Park City Institute 2018

The Park City Institute would like to offer 1/2 price tickets to BYU students and faculty to come see the executive director of the ACLU: Anthony Romero. Mr. Romero will be speaking at Park City’s Eccles Center for the Performing Arts on Tuesday, April 3 at 7:30pm. In order to redeem this offer, simply go to www.ecclescenter.org and use promo code CU241, or call our box office at (435) 655-3114. Below is a small biography of Mr. Anthony D. Romero.

Anthony D. Romero Executive Director, American Civil Liberties Union:
Anthony D. Romero is the Executive Director of the American Civil Liberties Union, the nation’s premier defender of liberty and individual freedom. An attorney with a history of public-interest activism, Romero has presided over the most successful membership growth in the ACLU’s history and a large increase in national and affiliate staff. This extraordinary growth has allowed the ACLU to expand its nationwide litigation, lobbying, advocacy, and public education programs.

6th Contemporary Cultural Studies Conference 2018: Call for Papers

 

 Full Paper Submission Deadline:  31 July 2018
 Early Bird Registration Deadline:  24 August 2018
 Late Registration Deadline:  05 October 2018
 Conference Dates:  26 – 27 November 2018

Papers/topics dealing with Contemporary Cultural Studies including but not limited to:

  • Art Criticism
  • Art History
  • Arts & Culture
  • Communication Studies
  • Cultural Studies
  • Ethnicity
  • Feminist Theory
  • Film/Video Studies
  • History
  • Ideology
  • Literary Theory
  • Museum Studies
  • Nationality
  • Philosophy
  • Political Economy
  • Political Theory
  • Sexuality
  • Social Class
  • Social Theory
  • Translation Studies

Submit Your Paper

Prospective authors are invited to submit original papers (not being considered for publication elsewhere) in standard format (double column, single-spaced, 10-pt font) describing new theoretical and/or experimental research. Submissions are recommended to have no more than 10 pages (extra pages are subject to surcharge), including figures, tables, and references. Submissions will be judged on originality, significance, interest, clarity, relevance, correctness, and presentation. To submit your paper online, click here. For access to a paper template for submission, click here.

Note For Authors

All submitted papers will be sent to reviewers for a blind review. The reviewers use the following in evaluating research papers:

  1. Novel Contribution
  2. Originality in Thought
  3. Inferences
  4. Key Strengths
  5. Key Weaknesses
  6. Areas of Improvement
  7. Presentation/Organization of Research

Code Of Ethics

  1. Contribute to society and human well-being: To improve the understanding of technology, and academic scientific research.
  2. Give proper credit for intellectual property: To seek, accept, and offer honest criticism of scientific work, to acknowledge and correct errors, and to credit properly the contributions of others;
  3. Be fair and take action not to discriminate: To treat fairly all persons regardless of such factors as race, religion, gender, disability, age, or national origin;
  4. Avoid harm to others: To avoid injuring others, their property, reputation, or employment by false or malicious action;
  5. Respect the privacy of others: To assist colleagues and co-workers in their professional development and to support them in following this code of ethics.
  6. To accept and provide appropriate professional review that can be accepted confidentially.
  7. To enable author understands the computing and its consequences in handling manuscripts.
  8. To manage resources to design and build information systems that enhances the quality of stored information.
  9. The citations referred in each submitted articles should exclude self and group citations.
  10. The data/results illustrated in the manuscript should not be from other published work (except for reporting results from further studies).

Access & Archiving

The manuscripts are archived in GSTF Digital Library (dl4.globalstf.org) and accessible by anyone at anytime.

Copyright for Authors

GSTF requires the author(s) to grant exclusive world-wide license in perpetuity, in all forms, format and media to a) publish b) distribute c) display d) store e) reprint f) translate into other languages and reproduce the paper g) the inclusion of electronic links of the paper to third party material where-ever it may be hosted h) and/or license to any third party to do any or all of the above.

The author(s) may use their own papers for non-commercial purposes by acknowledging first publication in GSTF Proceeding and giving full reference and/or web link as appropriate.

Misconduct

All conference proceeding articles submitted via Easychair will be scrutinized for any plagiarism and/or academic misconduct. In the event of complaints received against an author the board will investigate and may request the author to clarify and/or reject the submission for review.

Appeals

Authors can appeal against the editorial decisions about their submissions. Please contact appeals@globalstf.org. GSTF will respond to appeals from authors within 2-3 weeks.

GSTF extends free access to individuals and University libraries and fully embraces Open Access policies.

Revenue sources

From inception, GSTF receives revenue from a range of sources which includes rights, royalties, training programs, professional certifications programs, consulting, government and/or private funding and/or grants, sponsorships, conferences, sale of reprints, and open access publication fees. Separation is maintained between the editorial team and the advertising and sponsorship sales teams.

 

13th International Conference on the Arts in Society June 2018

Call for Papers

Founded in 2000, the conference offers an interdisciplinary forum for discussion of the role of the arts in society. It is a place for critical engagement, examination and experimentation, developing ideas that connect the arts to their contexts in the world—on stage, in studios and theaters, in classrooms, in museums and galleries, on the streets, and in communities.

We invite proposals for paper presentations, workshops/interactive sessions, posters/exhibits, colloquia, virtual posters, or virtual lightning talks. The conference features research addressing the annual themes and the 2018 Special Focus: “How Art Makes Things Happen—Situating Social Practice in Research, Practice, and Action”.

For more information regarding the conference, use the links below to explore our conference website.

We welcome the submission of proposals at any time of the year. All proposals will be reviewed within two to four weeks of submission.

Please submit by June 1, 2018.

  • WHAT: 2018 Special Focus: How Art Makes Things Happen—Situating Social Practice in Research, Practice, and Action
  • WHEN: June 27-29, 2018
  • WHERE: Emily Carr University of Art + Design, Vancouver, Canada

Conference Themes and Special Focus

The Thirteenth International Conference on the Arts in Society features research addressing the following annual themes.

  • THEME 1: ARTS EDUCATION
  • THEME 2: ARTS THEORY AND HISTORY
  • THEME 3: NEW MEDIA, TECHNOLOGY AND THE ARTS
  • THEME 4: SOCIAL, POLITICAL AND COMMUNITY AGENDAS IN THE ARTS
  • 2018 Special Focus: How Art Makes Things Happen—Situating Social Practice in Research, Practice, and Action

Utah Actors 2018: Acting for Film Workshop

An Acting without the Drama class by Ben Hopkin called Acting for Film will be starting March 15th. The class will meet Thursdays (starting March 15th) from 7-10pm. It will focus on acting for the camera, with a specific approach to acting. If you’ve never taken a class from Ben Hopkin before, he usually recommends that you take the Three C’s of Acting class before this one.

For those interested, the classes will meet at 381 East, 230 South. It’s a house, and we’ll be meeting in the studio space above the garage. There will be signs, but you will enter through the gate on the right side of the house, then take the stairs up to the studio.

To sign up, please go here and fill out the form. In order to secure your place in the class, you’ll need to pay at least the $35 non-refundable deposit. Links are below for each class.  Full payment is $175. The non-refundable deposit is $35. If you make a deposit, the remainder of the payment ($140) will be due on or before the first day of class. That final payment can be made in cash, check, or credit card.

Signing up:

To sign up, please go here and fill out the form. Once that’s done, the payment links are below. Full payment is $175 for the 6 week course. The non-refundable deposit is $35. If you make a deposit, the remainder of the payment ($140) will be due on or before the first day of class.

Payment links:

Acting for Film full amount–go here.

Acting for Film deposit–go here.

Acting for Film balance–go here (only use this option if you’ve paid the deposit and need to pay the remainder)

Once you sign up, make sure you find and prepare a one-minute monologue (have it memorized and ready to perform for when the class starts). That will be the first thing we’ll be working on. If you’ve never looked for a monologue, email me (actingwithoutthedrama@gmail.com) for tips and places you can start looking.