01.07.2022 reminder Spielmann lecture

Dear all,

today we'd like to thank you for your interest in the special lecture with Götz Spielmann, those who have already registered in the course of last week all have a seat at the Filmacademy.

There are still a few seats left, if you want to join, please write a mail to stephanie.schwarz@univie.ac.at.

Also a big thanks to all of you who have already registered for the Conference, we can't wait to meet you in Vienna!
Those of you who haven't, please keep in mind, the registration deadline is 1st september.

To make the Conference as comfortable as possible, we'd appreciate it, if you'd let us know your food preferences, anonymously via srn2022.univie.ac.at/registration/food-preferences/

24.06.2022 special lecture announcement

Dear all,
today we are very exited to inform you about a special lecture during the Conference, on September 22nd 5:15pm, writer-director Götz Spielmann will talk about "The Structure of Narratives - Theory and Practice" in the Vienna Filmacademy.

Götz Spielmann is one of the most important contemporary Austrian film directors who writes his own screenplays, in 2009 Spielmann's Revanche was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film.
Since 2011 he is the head of the screenplay class at the Vienna Filmacademy.

Since there is only a limited number of seats available, if you'd like to join, you should please write an email to stephanie.schwarz@univie.ac.at subject: Spielmann.
First come – first serve.

As far as the organization of the conference is concerned, we installed a new button on the website, you can let us know all about your food preferences via
srn2022.univie.ac.at/registration/food-preferences/
The survey is anonymous and helps us organizing the catering during the conference as well as the conference dinner.

03.06.2022 Free Town Hall reception registration

Dear All,

today we ask you to register for our free town hall reception to kick off the Conference on Wednesday, 21st September (around 7pm, exact time follows).

Drinks will be provided, please let us know, if you plan to attend the event by filling out your name and email in the form provided:

srn2022.univie.ac.at/registration/free-town-hall-reception/

We will have the opportunity to chat and enjoy drinks together in one of the town halls beautiful ballrooms (check our insta feed for an impression ;))

There are a lot of nice places to grab something to eat after the reception, we will list a few on our website before the conference.

Please note: The town hall (Friedrich-Schmidt-Platz 1) and the conference venue (Department of theatre - film and media studies, UZA II, Rotunde Josef-Holaubek-Platz 2) are connected trough tram line D which stops in front of both venues (15.min ride) that means you can easily drop by the university before the event and pick up your registration documents for the conference and then drive straight on to the town hall.

27.05.2022 registration deadline

Dear all,
We are very pleased that the first participants have already registered for the conference and that there is so much interest in the conference dinner.

We are already looking forward to a relaxing evening with you!
Please remember: Registration for the Conference is open till 1st September.

We will soon start registration for the free reception in the town hall and will inform you as soon as it starts.
We wish you a nice weekend and all the best from sunny Vienna,

13.05.2022 Registration is open- please read carefully

Dear All,

we are happy to let you know that we started the registration process
today.
  srn2022.univie.ac.at/registration/

You can choose between paypal oder credit card transfer to pay the
conference fees (the eps and sofort buttons in grey are not active).
You can choose between 4 Types of registration:
1. Standard € 95.-
2. Student € 65.-
3. Standard + Dinner € 131.-
4. Student + Dinner € 101.-
Please select your preferred option in the drop down menu.
We will send out seperate registration links soon for the free town hall
reception on september 21st as well as for the lecture at the
Filmakademie.

06.05.2022 Dinner at Heuriger september 23rd

Dear All,

today we are happy to inform you we have found the perfect spot for our Conference Dinner in September:
Heuriger Schübel Auer in the 19th district not only offers a beautiful garden and traditional Austrian delicacies but also a variety of vegetarian and vegan options, which is quiet unusual for a Viennese Heuriger.
There will be a buffet from which you can choose. We are negotiating a set price for it.
Beverages will be paid separately. All infos about registration and payment for the conference and the dinner will be given soon.

In the meantime you can take a look at the beautiful venue here: www.schuebel-auer.at

We can't wait to spend a cozy late summer evening with you there!

29.04.2022 second round table discussion info

Today, we are very happy to share with you the topic and participants of the 2nd round table discussion:

Diversity: Among Screenwriters – Within Screenplays

Taking up the theme of the conference, this round table will discuss ways to get to more diversity and gender justice among screenwriters, but also within screenplays.

The following screenwriters and scholars will share their experiences and discuss their positions:

Rose Ferrell, screenwriter, independent researcher, lecturer at the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA)

Nina Kusturica, screenwriter, director, producer

Arash T. Riahi, screenwriter, director, producer

Elefteria Thanouli, University of Thessaloniki, president of Thessaloniki International Film Festival

Chair: Asja Makarevic, Filmakademie

Please note, a preliminary program is already online but keeps changing constantly as we have to make adjustments, so keep checking.

Also, registration starts soon, we'll inform you as soon as everything is set up on the website!

08.04.2022 first round table talk Info

Dear all,
we are very exited to announce the first of two round table discussions during the SRN Conference, titled:

The State and Future of Screenwriting Studies and the Screenwriting Research Network

As a follow up to the round table discussion during last year's seminar series, there will be a discussion about the present state and the possible future of screenwriting studies and the SRN.

The participants of the discussion mostly differ from last year's to add new voices and positions.
We are sure that the discussion will be as lively and interesting as the last one that can be read in the upcoming issue of the Journal of Screenwriting.

This year's panel participants are:

Craig Batty, Editor of Journal of Screenwriting
Margret McVeigh, Chair person SRN
Paolo Russo, former Chair, organizer of last year's seminar series
Ann Igelstrom, script consultant, former member of the EC,
Rosanne Welch, organizer of next year's conference, member of the EC

Chair: Claus Tieber, organizer of Vienna conference, former chair

Info regarding the second round table following soon, so stay tuned,

All the Best, Claus & Stephanie

17.03.2022 social program Info

Dear All,

this week we'd like to provide you with some Info regarding the social programme during the Conference:

On Wednesday, 21st September in the evening we host a reception with drinks for all participants in the Vienna Town Hall, this event is free and you are all very welcome to join us!
There will be a registration at a later time, just so we know how many of you we can expect and plan accordingly

On Friday, 23rd September we will have a Conference Dinner at a Heuriger (this will most likely be in form of a buffet and not a traditional dinner).
Participants of the dinner will have to pay for themselfes for food and drinks (we are planing on negotiating a flat rate with the Heuriger).

We are still looking for the perfect spot in the Viennese vineyards to hold the dinner and will inform you about the costs and the registration process asap.

For now, enjoy the weekend and best regards from Vienna,

Claus & Stephanie

15.03.2022 registration Info

Dear all,

We wanted to give you an update regarding the registration for the Conference:

We are working on the technical details and let you know via mail und social media, as soon as everything is set up.

The fees will be at most € 100.- but most likely under € 100.-.
We will keep the fee low and for this reasen we will not have an early bird registration but same price for all, till the end of the registration period (more info on this later).

Have a good week and all the best from Vienna,

Claus & Stephanie

25.02.2022 special offers for flight/ accommodation

Dear all,

We hope you are all in the mood for the weekend, before it starts we'd like to give you some good news regarding accommodation and flights in/to Vienna:

The Lufthansa Group provided us with an event code for reduced faires for flights with their airlines, more info and the code here:

srn2022.univie.ac.at/flights-accommodation/

You also find special rate offers for Hotels, provided by the University here:

srn2022.univie.ac.at/flights-accommodation/

Check it out and we can't wait to meet you in person!

All the best,
Claus & Stephanie

11.02.2022 Preliminary Program Online

Dear all,

we are very happy to inform you that a preliminary program for the Conference is now online!

You can find a first draft for the 27 Panels at our website: srn2022.univie.ac.at/preliminary-program/

Please note that changes will be almost certain and this is an overwiev to get a first glimpse of what to expect.

Please let us know, if we misspelled your name or the title of your paper if you discover an error!

We will also add all the abstracts and bios in the following weeks and inform you as soon as everything is online.


For now, enjoy browsing the panels and your weekend!

All the best,
Claus & Stephanie

04.02.2022 2nd Keynote Announcement

Dear all,

it's friday again and before you start your weekend we are very excited
to announce our 2nd Keynote for the SRN 2022 Conference:

Emeritus Professor Dina Iordanova, from St. Andrews University will join
us in Vienna!

She is St Andrews first chair in film studies and is a highly
accomplished researcher who has published extensively on transnational
cinema.


You can find more info about Professor Iordanova on her personal Blog:dinaview.org

and here: www.st-andrews.ac.uk/film-studies/people/di1


Enjoy your weekend, you will hear from us again, soon.

All the best,

Claus & Stephanie

21.01.2022 Timeframe and Website News

Dear all,

You should all have received an email about the acceptance status of your paper by now.
If you have not received any information, please contact us.

We are working with great motivation on the program and hope to be able to give you an update soon.

In the meantime, we are pleased to share some info with you regarding the timeframe of the Conference.

On september 21st (the evening before the offical Conference start) we invite you to a free reception in the Vienna town hall, the perfect opportunity to ring in the conference and to meet each other(again). We will ask you to register for this event at a later time.

We`ll kick off the Conference on Thursday 22nd September at 10:00 am, with the opportunity to register and check in from 08:30 am on.

We plan to close the Conference on Saturday 24th September at around 02:30 pm.

We added the Button "Covid Travel" to the Conference Website with a link to the Austrian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, where you find up to date Info regarding the entry regulations to Austria.

Please also check out the "Accommodation" Button on the Website where we provide special rate offers close to the Conference Venue.

After this amount of information we wish you a nice weekend and we'll be back with more Conference news soon.

Best regards,

Claus & Stephanie

12.01.2022 First Keynote Announcement

Dear All,

first of all, we hope you started the new year well, we wish you all the best for 2022!

We are very proud to announce our first Keynote Speaker:

Professor Eleftheria Thanouli from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki will join us in Vienna!

She is an expert in post-classical narration in international cinema, her publications include, among others, Post-Classical Cinema: an International Poetics of Film Narration (London: Wallflower Press, 2009)

More about Prof. Thanouli and her work, here: www.film.auth.gr/en/eleftheria-thanouli/

We hope that this good news has increased your anticipation for the conference and ask for a little more patience regarding your acceptance status, you will receive a personal mail with the information by the end of january.

We are still reading your numerous abstracts and preparing the programm for the Conference and will get back to you with more Information on that, soon.


Best regards,

Claus & Stephanie


There is already a website for the conference, it is still under
construction and will be expanded continuously, check it out
via:srn2022.univie.ac.at

Please also check and follow our social media sites, where we will
also provide you with news and updates:

www.facebook.com/TheViennaConference2022

www.instagram.com/14th_srn_conference_vienna/

21.12.2021 Thank you and update

Dear all,

thank you very much for your submissions for the SRN Conference 2022!

We will sort the contributions and let you know by the end of January whether your paper has been accepted.

We kindly ask everyone who has submitted a paper without a short biography to send it to us till January 15th.

There is already a website for the conference, it is still under construction and will be expanded continuously, check it out via:srn2022.univie.ac.at

Please also check and follow our social media sites, where we will also provide you with news and updates:

www.facebook.com/TheViennaConference2022

www.instagram.com/14th_srn_conference_vienna/

We wish you Happy Holidays and all the best for 2022, we will get back to you in January with more details regarding the Conference.

Stay safe!

Claus & Stephanie