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.

Details of the Film-Philosophy Conference are here:



We have now made our decisions on the latest CFA and email notices were sent out on 4 March 2019. Please check your junk email folder. We received close to 140 submissions and could only accept 10.

If your submission has been moved to Archive, then we are sorry to say that your proposal has not been accepted this time round. There will be a new CFA in the next few months.

Please keep on eye on this site and on our social media sites. Thank you all very much for your interest in Film-Philosophy.




Call for Abstracts: Deadline 1 March 2019


Call for Abstracts: Film-Philosophy 23:3 (2019)

We are issuing a Call for Abstracts for our next general issue of Film-Philosophy(23:3) due to be published in November 2019.

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-Philosophy23:3 (2019):

  • 1 March 2019: Deadline for 500-word Abstracts
  • 7 March 2019: Decisions on abstracts made
  • 15 April 2019: Deadline for full 7500-word papers (formatted in APA style)
  • April – June 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 March 2019:


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.

Posted: 2019-02-10
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