Forwarded by Jeremy Butler, for more information, contact [log in to unmask] >THE SOCIETY FOR ANIMATION STUDIES > >10TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE >AUGUST 1998 > >The 10th Annual Society for Animation Studies Conference and International >Symposium will be held at Chapman University, in Orange, California, 6 - 16 >August 1998. The event will feature workshops, panels, screenings, >demonstrations, scholarly papers, archive tours and other events covering a >full-spectrum of animation- and motion-picture-related topics. > >This year's conference theme is "In the Beginning . . .," placing a focus >on the way in which individuals and institutions got started. Preliminary >plans include screenings of home movies from the animation community and a >panel on preservation organized by leading animation scholars. > >A call for presentation proposals is now being distributed. Preference >will be given to proposals dealing with the conference theme, including >student works of now accomplished artists; the first years of particular >studios, schools, and organizations; and prototypes of computer or other >animation-related technologies. In addition, home movies or slides related >to the 'personal side' of the animation community are requested. > >Proposals should include a 25-50 word summary of the presentation suitable >for publication, as well as a 250-500 word abstract. Also include phone, >fax and e-mail contact information. The final call for papers, >pre-constituted panels and workshops deadline is 15 January 1998. An early >decision deadline of >1 November 1997 has been established; decisions on proposals received by >that date will be made within two weeks, to assist attendees with securing >travel assistance from their employers. > >Some financial assistance may be available to help students and the >underemployed whose work is accepted for presentation at the conference. >If you are interested in applying for this assistance, please write a >letter of application and send it with your proposal by the early >appication deadline, 1 November 1997. > >For more information, contact: > >Maureen Furniss, Ph.D. >School of Film and Television >Chapman University >333 North Glassell Street >Orange, CA 92866 USA > >Phone: (714) 744-7018 >Fax: (714) 997-6700 >E-mail: [log in to unmask] >URL: http://www.chapman.edu/animation ---- Jeremy Butler [log in to unmask] ScreenSite http://www.sa.ua.edu/ScreenSite Telecommunication & Film/University of Alabama/Tuscaloosa ---- Screen-L is sponsored by the Telecommunication & Film Dept., the University of Alabama.