IV International Academic Forum on Animation: Call for Papers

The IV International Academic Forum on Animation will take place in the context of the VIII International Festival of Animation of Córdoba, ANIMA2015, from 10th to 12th September 2015.

 The IV Academic Forum has its organizing theme "The State of Independence", in order to observe the situation of independent animation.

 Research questions:

  1. What do we understand by independent animation, here and now?
  2. Is there a single independent animation or is it a phenomenon that occurs in different ways?
  3. What is the independence/dependence of animation compare to other forms of contemporary audiovisual landscape?
  4. What changes on this state of independence are brought about by technological advancements?
  5. Is it possible to teach to be independent in animation?

Those interested in taking part, both with posters or papers, should send an abstract of 600 words together with three key words (both requirements in Spanish and English) by completing the application form.

Note: reference notes in the body of the Abstract are not admitted.

Organizing Committee: Paula A. Asís Ferri, Alejandro R. González, Cristina Siragusa

Fees 2015:

  • Participants $350
  • Attendees (with certification) $120
  • Students (with certification) $30

Note: Papers by two or more authors will pay $180 per person (up to 3 exhibitors) Fees for assistants and students run only in the case of required certification.

Deadline for abstracts: May 15, 2015


Selection, presentation, and publishing of papers

 Abstracts will be subjected to evaluation by a Reading Committee that will decide his acceptance to participate in the Forum.

The results of this evaluation will be informed from 1st June 2015.

 Accepted papers will have 15 minutes for their presentation.Summaries of these works will be included in the Proceedings of the Forum. Works effectively exposed during the Forum that meet all formal criteria will be subsequently sent to external reviewers and a selection of those recommended, will be published. For more information please contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 The IV. International Academic Forum on Animation forum is organized by the Experimental Centre of Animation, Faculty of Arts, National University of Córdoba. It is co-organized by the Department of animation, Academic Institute of Human Sciences, National University of Villa María.



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