*Call for papers*

*Conference: Music and Sound Design for the Screen*

*Maynooth University, Friday 6th and Saturday 7th September 2019*

Keynote speaker: Miguel Mera, City, University of London

Panel discussion with composer Stephen Rennicks

We welcome and encourage submissions relating to all aspects of music and
sound in and for audio-visual media (film, television, video games,
interactive media, and live performance). We have particular interests in
the following themes:

   - Sound design for audio-visual media: practices and history
   - Relationships between Hollywood film and European film
   - Creative practices in screen music
   - Directors and sound design/music
   - Music and sound design in the documentary
   - Intersections between sound design and music


250-word abstracts (with a short provisional bibliography) for papers of 20
minutes’ duration, followed by 10 minutes’ discussion

*Themed Panel Sessions (2 or 3 papers)*

250-word introduction and 200-word abstract per paper (with a short
provisional bibliography) for a 60- or 90-minute session including time for

*Compositions for Screen and Short Films*

250-word abstract for a composition for screen or a short film with
sound/music (complete or extract) lasting no more than 20 minutes, followed
by discussion

All proposals should be emailed to *musicandsoundmaynooth -at-
<>m* by Friday 18th January 2019. The programme will be
announced in March 2019.

*Conference Committee*

Laura Anderson, Maynooth University

Danijela Kulezic-Wilson, University College Cork

Christopher Morris, Maynooth University

John O’Flynn, Dublin City University

Tim Summers, Royal Holloway University of London

*Conference webpage:*

Music and Sound Design for the Screen conference is supported by the Irish
Research Council and is in association with the Society for Musicology in


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