Announcements/CFPs

Current events, calls and announcements for work on colour, film, tv, screen studies and cultures by and beyond the BAFTSS Colour and Film SIG.


Event: The Sixth International Conference on Colour in Film 25th-28th September 2022 will be held online and in-person in Bern. The conference theme is Colour and Animation. The event is co-organized again by Prof. Dr. Barbara Flueckiger for the University of Zurich with Dr. Elza Tantcheva-Burdge for Colour Group (GB) and Prof. Dr. Ulrich Ruedel for HTW Berlin.

Conference programme and registration are now available online!

added 12th June 2022


BAFTSS SIGS Newsletter issue 6 (June 2022) is now available online! The newsletter includes CFPs, funding opportunities, and news about forthcoming and past events organised by the British Association of Film, Television and Screen Studies Research Network of 22 SIGS. Events include a CFP for a symposium on Philosophical Thinking and the Films of Kelly Reichardt at Queen Mary University London in November 2022 (deadline 1st August 2022), book launches, discussion panels and online events on French and francophone cinema, science fiction, archives and archival methodologies and more!

added June 12th 2022


New Publication: the latest issue of Comparative Cinema, titled Color Contrast: Chromatic Connections in Cinema, is available open access online. The Special Issue has been edited by Stefan Solomon. The entire issue can be downloaded, as well as individual articles: 

Stefan Solomon: ‘Color Contrast: Chromatic Connections in Cinema’.

Sarah Street: ‘The “Exaggerated” Colors of Black Narcissus (1947 and 2020)’.

Edson Costa Júnior, ‘Memories from the Darkness in the Films of Pedro Costs and Affonso Uchôa’.

C. E. Harris, ‘The True Colors of “False” Color: Representing Data Chromatically in NASA Films’.

Andrew I. Philip, ‘True Colors: Chromaticity, Realism and Technological Honesty’.

Olivia Kristina Stutz, ‘The Hybrid Color Film: Multiplicity of Space, Time, and Matter’.

Liz Watkins, ‘The Politics of Nostalgia: Colorization, Spectatorship and the Archive’.

added 12 January 2022


Invitation: If you would like to write a short piece on colour film, TV, or screen media for the Notes on Colour blog please contact : Vicky Jackson, University of Bristol vicky.jackson@bristol.ac.uk and/or Liz Watkins e.i.watkins@leeds.ac.uk

We welcome short articles (500-1500 words) on archival methodologies, conference reports, reviews of colour film, tv or screen media, exhibitions and book reviews.

10th June 2022


BAFTSS Colour and Film SIG is now on Twitter follow us @BAFTSSColourSIG

7 November 2021


BAFTSS Special Interest Groups Newsletter issue 5 (November 2021) is now online. The SIGs are the British Association of Film, Television and Screen Studies (BAFTSS) network of twenty research groups. Details of SIG activities, CFPs, and funding opportunities can be found in the newsletter.

For further information or to join BAFTSS or get in touch.

added 1 November 2021