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.

Details of the Film-Philosophy Conference are here:

SUBMISSIONS ARE CURRENTLY CLOSED (We post regular Calls for Abstracts so please do check this website and our social media for announcements)

The Editorial Board of Film-Philosophy is committed to equality, diversity and inclusivity and implements reviewing, commissioning and publishing processes that reflect these values. Film-Philosophy endeavours to be a forum where scholars from diverse backgrounds can engage in film-philosophical debates.




Call for Abstracts: Call for Abstracts: Due 1 August 2019


Call for Abstracts: Film-Philosophy 24:2 (2020)

We are issuing a Call for Abstracts for our next general issue of Film-Philosophy(24:2) due to be published in July 2020.

This is an open call for abstracts on any subject related to the field of film-philosophy. We 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 24:2 (2020):

  • 1 August 2019 (Midnight BST): Deadline for 500-word Abstracts
  • 7 August 2019: Decisions on abstracts made
  • 15 September 2019: Deadline for full 7500-word papers (formatted in APA style)
  • September – December 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 August 2019:

Film-Philosophy is an open access peer-reviewed academic journal dedicated to the engagement between film studies and philosophy. The journal is interested in the ways in which films develop and contribute to philosophical discussion. We particularly welcome articles that set up an active engagement between film studies and philosophy, thereby sustaining a thoughtful re-evaluation of key aspects of each discipline.

Posted: 2019-07-01
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