Conference: Music & The Moving Image, 2018

Conference: Music & The Moving Image, 2018

Music and the Moving Image XIII

Call For Papers

The annual conference Music and the Moving Image encourages submissions from scholars and practitioners that explore the relationship between the entire universe of moving images (film, television, video games, iPhone, computer, and live performances) and that of music and sound through paper presentations. The Keynote Speaker is TBA. 

Abstracts or synopses of papers (250 words) should be submitted by no later than December 15, 2017. You can submit via Google Forms by clicking this link:
The program committee includes Brooke McCorkle of SUNY-Geneseo (Co-author of Japan's Green Monsters: Environmental Commentary in Kaij┼ź Cinema, McFarland), Nathan Platte of University of Iowa (Making Music in Selznick's Hollywood, Oxford University Press), Ben Winters of The Open University (Music, Performance, and the Realities of Film, Routledge), and co-editors of Music and the Moving Image, Gillian B. Anderson (Rosita at the Venice Film Festival, Composing for the Cinema, Music for Silent Film 1892-1929: A Guide); and Assoc. Professor, Director & Chair, Ron Sadoff (The Moon and the Son / Co-Editor of Routledge Companion to Screen Music and Sound). 
This year’s conference will run for four days, from Thursday, May 24 - Sunday, May 27, with sessions until Sunday evening. On Friday evening, May 25th, at the Museum of Modern Art, there will be the first American screening of the MoMA restored Rosita (Lubitsch, 1923) with the reconstructed original score performed live by Cinemusica Viva. The conference will run prior to the NYU Film Scoring Workshop in Memory of Buddy Baker (May 29 – June 9, 2018).
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Conference Dates: May 24 - 27, 2018

Costs & Fees:

$230 (Regular Registration)
$90 (Student Registration)
$65 (on-campus housing - shared room/per night)
$96 (on-campus housing - single room/per night)
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NYU Resident Hall Accommodations: 

Residents will be accomodated in Founders Hall. Applications for NYU housing will be accepted on a first come, first serve basis. Space is limited for on-campus housing. Please note that all housing forms received after a date to be determined will be accepted on a space available basis only.  Click here for more specific housing information.

Dining Options: View a list of available on-campus dining locations. Dining locations will be open Monday through Friday from 7am to 8pm. There are also many local dining establishments within walking distance. 

Arrival / Departure: When you arrive to the 12th street dorm, you will be asked to show government ID and sign in at the front desk. The Front Desk Receptionist will provide keys and information packet.

  • Check-in begins at 8:00am and ends at 11:00pm
    Please note after 11pm, arriving guest will have to come back the next morning at 8:00 am.
  • Check-out is by 11:00 am
    You CANNOT change your reservation after it has been made. There are no housing refunds or adjustments.

Furnishings: The rooms are air-conditioned and furnished with two twin beds, desks, desk chairs, and storage space for clothing for each resident. The rooms are not equipped with telephones or internet. Founders Hall Information

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We appreciate the generous support of scholarships provided by the Film Music Foundation (FMF), a nonprofit California Public Benefit Corporation that promotes appreciation of the art and craft of film music through education, filmed interviews, scholarly research and writing, and film scoring workshops for students.