We are open to any topics on the subject but would particularly welcome papers in the following areas:

- Film and phenomenology

- The ontology of fiction in film

- Fictionalism and film

- Significant auteurs

- New approaches to film and philosophy

- Considerations of individual films

- The debate between continental and analytic philosophy in relation to film

- Films about philosophy or philosophers

- Animals on film

- Science and film-philosophy

- The methodology of film-philosophy

- Philosophy of film adaptation

- Film-philosophy and computer games

- Cognitivism

- Film style

- Genre

- Media convergence

Abstracts should be 200 - 300 words long and papers, including clips - which we strongly encourage - should not exceed 25 minutes. We accept panel submissions with a maximum of three speakers and a length of 90 minutes.

Deadline for proposals: 18 March 2011

Registration now open: 90 GBP / 55 GBP (students/unwaged). Day rates available. Please note that registration does not guarantee acceptance of proposal (there is no cost attached to submitting a proposal, but the registration fee is payable if your paper is accepted).

You must register a free account with the conference website in order to submit a proposal.

Both individual and panel proposals must be submitted through the conference website (no initial cost involved): http://www.film-philosophy.com/conference/index.php/conf/2011/about/submissions

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Organiser and Contact: Dr. David Sorfa, d.e.sorfa@ljmu.ac.uk