Open Screens is the open-access online journal of the British Association of Film, Television and Screen Studies. The scope of the journal is international and its vision is inter-disciplinary. It encourages innovative contributions from scholars of film, television and other screen-based media, publishing research articles, reviews and audio-visual research-by-film-practice.
In keeping with the mission of BAFTSS, contributions from both established and postgraduate scholars are considered, and contributors do not need to be members of the Association.
Open Screens ranges over the historical and the contemporary, and it aims to embrace film, television, screen and media studies, as well as screen-based research in related disciplines across the Humanities and beyond, such as area studies, gender studies and sexuality studies.
Open Screens aims to create a fresh, critical space for the exploration of screen cultures. Research articles, commentaries and film practice research addressing any salient issue in the disciplines of film, television and screen studies will be considered. Items are published on a rolling basis, though it is anticipated that dedicated, themed collections (with their own call for [...]