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World Film Locations Editors on the BBC

World Film Locations editors Gabriel Solomons and Jez Conolly were interviewed on BBC Radio Bristol on Sunday. Have a listen to the discussion and gain a unique insight into the series, the films discussed and the editing process behind the books.

The interview starts at 1:07.39 and is available through BBC iPlayer.

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Intellect visit SWTX PCA/ACA in Albuquerque

Join Intellect for the Southwest Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations’ 33rd Annual Conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Held at the Hyatt Regency Hotel and Conference Center February 8-11, 2012, this year’s conference promises to provide stimulating debates and fascinating panels on dozens of topics, including: Pedagogies and the Profession; Beats and Counterculture; and Science Fiction and Fantasy. 

We have titles on every interest imaginable, including film, performing arts, visual arts, and cultural and media studies. Please stop by the Intellect booth to meet Amy, and find out more about the current selection of books and journals. We hope to meet you in ABQ!

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Beyond Representation: Registration Now Open
In association with the journal Philosophy of Photography

Registration is now open for this international conference, to be held on 24—25 May 2012 at the Centre for Media & Culture Research, London South Bank University, in association with the journal Philosophy of Photography.

Early Bird Rate (available until 31 March 2012): £150/£75 concessions

Download the booking form (Word)

There is a pressing need to reframe photographic theory to account for the radical reorientation of image production brought about by computer networks. In a world where air-conditioned server-farms create the real landscape, and where reality is augmented on screens, what do these organizational systems tell us about the ways images operate in network ecologies? As images circulate in the network, acquiring new contexts at each instance, how are we to approach the ontologies of the digital image?

Find out more about the conference...

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Invitation to Book Launch: New Zealand Film & Television

A launch event is being held to celebrate the recent release of Trisha Dunleavy and Hester Joyce’s New Zealand Film and Television: Institution, Industry and Cultural Change, a major new publication from Intellect Books.

This event will introduce another new book on New Zealand film, Touring the Screen: Tourism and New Zealand Geographies, authored by Alfio Leotta and also published by Intellect.

We very much hope you can join us. Please place the details below in your diaries and we will look forward to seeing you there.

Date and Start Time: 16 February at 6.30pm.
Venue: Gus Fisher Gallery, 74 Shortland Street, Central Auckland.
Guest Speaker: John Barnett, CEO of South Pacific Pictures Limited.
RSVP to Trisha at trisha.dunleavy@vuw.ac.nz or phone 04 4636843 by Friday 10 February.

This event has been sponsored by Victoria University of Wellington and La Trobe University, Melbourne.

Follow the link to find out more about New Zealand Film and Television: Institution, Industry and Cultural Change.

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