Launch of Wide Screen journalBy Kishore Budha • Jul 27th, 2008 • Category: Announcements, Call For Papers
Subaltern Cinema is proud to announce the launch of Wide Screen (URL http://widescreenjournal.org), a peer-reviewed, open access journal. It is devoted to the critical study of cinema from historical, theoretical, political, and aesthetic perspectives. With radical changes in the modes of production, distribution, and exhibition, the journal aims to combine the best of academic and journalistic critique of cinema to inform readers about the various critical vantage points from which to understand cinema in this dynamic environment.
The blog site Subaltern Cinema is now Edit Room, the Wide Screen editors’ blogs (URL http://blogs.widescreenjournal.org).
Wide Screen is edited by Gopalan Ravindran, Kishore Budha, and Kuhu Tanvir.
The Advisory Board includes Anand Patwardhan, Christine Gledhill, Latika Padgaonkar, Laura Mulvey, Rakesh Sharma, and Ralf Christensen.
The Editorial Board includes Anurag Kashyap, Diane Myers, Frederick Noronha, Graham Roberts, Kartik Nair, Kuba Mikurda, Rebecca Romanow, Rituparno Ghosh, Sean M Tierney, Tilman Baumgarten, Todd McGowan, Norman Yusoff, Mahyuddin Ahmad.
Both Wide Screen and Edit Room are committed to the concerns of Subaltern Cinema and carry on the tradition by expanding its scope.
Kishore Budha is one of the co-founders of Subaltern Media and the founder-editor of the peer-reviewed Open Access journal Wide Screen. He holds a PhD in media and communications studies from the University of Leeds, UK and has professional experience in print journalism, internet news, and public relations industries. His interests include Critical Theories of Media and Communication, Semiotics, Transnational Communication, Film industry & production, Film theory, Film and history, Communications Policy, Visual Culture, Communication Technologies, Web media and Communication
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