Call for Papers: CINESONIKA

Call for Papers & Presentations

Keynote Speaker: Don Ihde

CINESONIKA: The First International Film and Video Festival of Innovative Sound Design is adding a conference component. We are seeking interdisciplinary contributions on sound in relation to the moving image. Media thinkers, film scholars, art historians, performance theorists, composers, filmmakers, sound practitioners, multimedia semioticians, philosophers of perception – we invite these these and others to submit proposals for 20 minute panel presentations. All accepted submissions will be considered for inclusion in a special issue of The Soundtrack journal (Intellect books), 1000-3000 words for short articles, 5000-6000 for long papers. Papers not selected for the special issue of the journal will be made available as downloadable PDFs of the proceedings from the conference website.

Submitting to the Conference:

Please write “Cinesonika – Paper Submission” in the subject heading.
Deadline for Abstracts (under 500 words): July 31st, 2010.
Deadline for Papers (20 min panel presentations): September 15th, 2010.

Please submit your abstract and short bio both as an attachment (.doc or .pdf) and also pasted into the body of your email submission, to


Simon Fraser University, Surrey Campus (Vancouver, British Columbia)

Important Dates:

Festival Dates: Nov. 12th-21st, 2010.
Conference Dates: Nov. 12th-14th, 2010.

Conference Organizers:

Michael Filimowicz, info@cinesonika.caom
Dr. Lisa Coulthard,
Dr. Diane Gromala,

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