Journal of Screenwriting
ISSN: 17597137
Online ISSN: 17597145
First published in 2010
3 issues per volume
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Principal Editor
Steven Price
Bangor University

Hester Joyce
La Trobe University

Ian Macdonald
University of Leeds

Jule Selbo
California State University

Jamie Sherry
Bangor University

Associate Editor
Kira-Anne Pelican
Bangor University

The Journal of Screenwriting aims to explore the nature of writing for the moving image in the broadest sense, highlighting current academic thinking around scriptwriting whilst also reflecting on this with a truly international perspective and outlook. The journal will encourage the investigation of a broad range of possible methodologies and approaches to studying the scriptwriting form, in particular: the history of the form, contextual analysis, the process of writing for the moving image, the relationship of scriptwriting to the production process and how the form can be considered in terms of culture and society. The double-blind peer-reviewed journal also aims to encourage research in the field of screenwriting, the linking of scriptwriting practice to academic theory, and to support and promote conferences and networking events on this subject.

Abstracting and Indexing

Thomson Reuters: Web of Science; MLA, Film and Television Literature Index (with FT), TOC Premier, British Humanities Index, International Federation of Film Archives (FIAF), Scopus, Ulrich's, Summon

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