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Wednesday, 23 May 2012

NEWS - launch of Amateur Cinema Studies Network

The Amateur Cinema Studies Network (ACSN), is the first international initiative to explore amateur cinema studies in a wide-ranging and cross-disciplinary framework.

The ACSN Ltd. and its website aim to advance the study of amateur cinema through pioneering scholarship, international collaborative research and practice-based projects.

The ACSN Mission statement:
  • Integrate and consolidate the existing cross-disciplinary scholarship relevant to amateur film studies, from film history to social anthropology, psychology, imperial history and gender studies
  • Create a forum for discussion, debate and up to date information for scholars and visual artists
  • Develop templates for teaching amateur cinema studies and promote their inclusion in film and media studies curriculumExamine academic and popular responses to amateur cinema

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