Film-Philosophy Submissions

Film-Philosophy is an international, fully open access academic journal dedicated to the engagement between film studies and philosophy.

All issues of Film-Philosophy are published by and available at Edinburgh University Press. is now used only for submissions to the journal.

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Call for Abstracts: Due 1 May 2019


Call for Abstracts: Film-Philosophy 24:1 (2020)

We are issuing a Call for Abstracts for our next general issue of Film-Philosophy(24:1) due to be published in March 2020.

This is an open call for abstracts on any subject related to the field of film-philosophy. We particularly welcome submissions on less discussed films in the film-philosophy canon. We also welcome articles that take analytic as well as continental approaches

We request abstracts of no more than 500 words in the first place, and we will then ask a selection of these authors to provide full papers of around 7500 words.

Only one proposal per author please.

Timetable for Film-Philosophy 24:1 (2020):

  • 1 May 2019 (Midnight BST): Deadline for 500-word Abstracts
  • 7 May 2019: Decisions on abstracts made
  • 15 June 2019: Deadline for full 7500-word papers (formatted in APA style)
  • June – August 2019: Peer-Review and Copy-editing

Please note that accepted authors will be expected to produce the final paper very quickly.

Acceptance of abstract is not a guarantee of acceptance of paper.

Abstracts should be submitted via our submissions site here by 1 May 2019:


Posted: 2019-04-04
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