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Acta Universitatis Sapientiae, Film and Media Studies

The Journal of "Sapientia" Hungarian University of Transylvania

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    Film and Media Studies publishes papers in English in various fields of Film and Media. The printed and online versions of the journal are identical.

    Aims and Scope

    Why subscribe and read

    The journal publishes articles in all areas of film and media studies. Within this general area, however, we lay a special emphasis on the following topics either from a theoretical point of view or in the form of in-depth case studies:

    • newest trends in world cinema and the cinema of Eastern Europe,
    • questions regarding intermediality or media convergence in cinema and new media,
    • the relationship between image, body and sound in moving images,
    • the relationship between fiction and reality in cinema,
    • moving images in the context of the called "post medium" condition.

    Why submit

    The journal publishes articles addressing the most exciting questions emerging from recent researches within the field of film and media studies, its mission is to disseminate works of promising young researchers working on their PhD theses or on post-doctoral projects alongside prominent scholars and internationally acclaimed authors in the field of film and media studies.

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    Editorial Information

    László Dávid, Sapientia University, Romania

    Deputy/ Managing Editor
    Ágnes PETHŐ, Sapientia University, Romania

    Editorial Advisory Board
    Edward BRANIGAN, University of California, Santa Barbara, USA
    Ruggero EUGENI, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Milan, Italy
    Anne GJELSVIK, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    András Bálint KOVÁCS, Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, Hungary
    Florin MIHĂILESCU, UNATC, Bucuresti, Romania
    Jens SCHRÖTER, University of Siegen, Germany
    Yvonne SPIELMANN, LASALLE College of Arts, Singapore, Singapore
    András SZEKFŰ, King Sigismund College, Budapest, Hungary
    László TARNAY, University of Pécs, Hungary
    Ginette VERSTRAETE, VU University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands

    Language Editors
    Emese CZINTOS, Heléna BEDŐ, Istitute for Scientific Research, Sapientia University, Romania

    Technical Editors
    Piroska DOBOS, Sapientia University, Romania


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