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Game Studies >
Game Studies is a cross-disciplinary journal dedicated to games research
Grey Room >
brings together scholarly and theoretical articles from the fields of architecture, art, media, and politics to forge a cross-disciplinary discourse uniquely relevant to contemporary concerns.
Historical Journal of Film, Radio and Television >
The journal of The International Association for Media and History
A journal of film and popular culture
Filmmakers. Biz. Fans.
In Media Res >
In Media Res is dedicated to experimenting with collaborative, multi-modal forms of online scholarship. Our goal is to promote an online dialogue amongst scholars and the public about contemporary approaches to studying media. In Media Res provides a forum for more immediate critical engagement with media at a pace closer to how we experience mediated texts.
Innovate (archive of canceled journal) >
Journal of Online Education
The journal of Cult Media
International Journal of Media and Cultural Politics >
The International Journal of Media and Cultural Politics (MCP) is committed to analyzing the politics of communications and cultural processes. It addresses cultural politics in their local, international and global dimensions, recognizing equally the importance of issues defined by their specific cultural geography and those which run across cultures and nation
InVisible Culture >
An electronic journal of visual culture
Journal of Film and Video >
The Journal of Film and Video focuses on scholarship in the fields of film and video production, history, theory, criticism, and aesthetics. Article features include film and related media, problems of education in these fields, and the function of film and video in society.
Journal of Popular Film and Television >
The Journal of Popular Film and Television
uses the methods of popular culture studies to examine commercial film
and television, historical and contemporary. Articles discuss networks,
genres, series, and audiences, as well as celebrity stars, directors,
and studios. Regular features include essays on the social and cultural
background of films and television programs, filmographies,
bibliographies, and commissioned book and video reviews.
Journal of Religion and Film
The Journal of Religion and Film examines the description, critique, and embodiment of religion in film.
Journal of Scandinavian Cinema
A double-blind peer-reviewed scholarly journal devoted to excellent research and stimulating discussion focusing on the cinemas of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden.
Journal of Screenwriting >
The Journal of Screenwriting encourages 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
Journal of Visual Culture >
The Journal of Visual Culture is an international, refereed journal which is a site for astute, informative and dynamic thought on the visual. The journal publishes work from a range of methodological positions, on various historical moments and across diverse geographical locations. It promotes research, scholarship and critical engagement with visual cultures.
A review of contemporary media
A Journal for Film and Audiovisual Media
A Journal of Performance Studies
Literature/Film Quarterly >
The longest standing academic journal devoted to the study of adaptation.
Media Industries Journal >
A peer-reviewed, open access journal that supports critical studies of media industries, institutions, and policies worldwide.
UCLA's Journal of Film and Media Studies
"We absorb, filter, review and interpret cinema for your entertainment and enlightenment"
Millennium Film Journal >
Since 1978 the Millennium Film Journal has published articles about independent, experimental, and avant-garde cinema, video and, more recently, works that use the newer technologies
The Moving Image >
The Moving Image explores topics relevant to both the media archivist and the media scholar