EIFAC 2014: Schedule

Conference Schedule

The conference presentations and panels will be held in Filmhouse 3. Breaks will be held in the Guild Rooms next to Filmhouse 3.

Day 1

9:00 - 10:00 Registration (Venue: Filmhouse Foyer)
10:00 - 10:10 Welcome (Filmhouse 3)
10:10 - 10:45 Keynote - Philippe Meers (Filmhouse 3)
10:45 - 11:15 Coffee (Guild Rooms)
11:15 - 12:15 Session 1: Methodology (Filmhouse 3)
Martin Zeller-Jacques
Serial Television Storytelling and Audience Desire
Anthony Reynolds
Gamers: Cultural Memory, Identity and Social Practice
12:15 - 13:15 Lunch (Guild Rooms)
13:15 - 15:15 Session 2: The Viewer (Filmhouse 3)
Martin Barker
"Which one is Keyser Soze?”: or, how do perceptions of performance shape audiences’ engagement with a film?
Tomas Axelson
Thick Viewing. Empirical examples of condensed moments of narrative impact in fiction film developing theoretical concepts for intensified engagement
Keith Hennessey Brown
Testing Olney’s Performative Spectatorship Theory of Eurohorror [Work in Progress]
Daniël Biltereyst, Aleit Veenstra and Philippe Meers
Film Audiences: Revisiting the structure/agency debate
15:15 - 15:45 Coffee (Guild Rooms)
15:45 - 17:15 Session 3: Local Audiences 1 (Filmhouse 3)
Lesley Ann Dickson
Ah! Other Bodies! Film festivals as spaces of embodied pleasure – an empirical study of audience experience at Glasgow Film Festival
Maria Elisabet Cabeza Gute and Àngel Custodio Gómez
The social Role of Film Exhibition and film consumption of audiences in Spain: The logic behind the spread of film theatres in Barcelona (1897-1930)
Magdalena Saryusz-Wolska *
Cinema programs as a source for research on film audiences. The case of Berlin 1945-1949
19:00 - 22.00 Conference Dinner (Venue TBC)

Day 2

10:00 - 10:10 Introduction (Filmhouse 3)
10:10 - 10:45 Keynote - Andrew Ormston (Filmhouse 3)
10:45 - 11:45 Session 4: Fandom (Filmhouse 3)
Claire Burdfield *
Finding the Accidental Audience
Fatima Chinita
The cinephile, the film user, the fan and their cults: metafilmic viewers across culture
11:45 - 12:45 Session 5: Local Audiences 2 (Filmhouse 3)
Daniela Treveri Gennari and John Sedgwick
Film popularity, Programming Patterns and Film Audience Choices in 1950s Rome
Lies Van de Vijver
Understanding the social in a post-moviegoing age. An empirical research
12:45 - 13:45 Lunch (Guild Rooms)
13:45 - 15:15 Session 6: Industry Panel (Filmhouse 3)
Chair: Jonathan Melville
Speakers: Jennifer Armitage (Development Officer, Creative Scotland), Andrew Ormston (Cultural Policy expert), Shona Thomson (Independent Festival Producer)
15:15 - 15:45 Coffee (Guild Rooms)
15:45 - 16:45 Session 7: Festivals (Filmhouse 3)
Miren Manias, Josu Martinez-Martinez, Miriam Frances-Garcia and Katixa Agirre-Miguelez
Zinegin Basque film festival: a non-existent audience revealed
Ozge Ozduzen
The Politicisation and ‘Occupy’isation of the New Film Festival Audience in Istanbul
16:45 - 17:00 Wrap-up
17:00 Close
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