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>Subject: CFP: S-P-E-L-L-I-N-G I-T O-U-T: 
>Typography in Film (7/15/06; SCMS, 
>3/8/07-3/11/07)
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>CFP:  S-P-E-L-L-I-N-G I-T O-U-T: Typography in Film (7/15/06; SCMS '07)
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>Organizer Name(s): Michael Baker
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>E-Mail Address: [log in to unmask]
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>Summary: From the inter-titles of early cinema to the branded
>cityscapes of imagined futures in contemporary film, typography has a
>central place in motion pictures. This panel will examine the use of
>typography and printed text in film, including (but not limited to)
>textual analyses of credit sequences. All proposals should have a
>central focus on typography while specific approaches can vary ? all
>periods, genres, and methodologies are welcome. Possible topics include:
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>** close readings of films (or the work of a single filmmaker) which
>place an emphasis on typography within the mise en sc╦ne
>** textual analysis of a particular credit sequence
>** a study of the practice of title design
>** the examination of the use of corporate brands in film
>** the role of typography and printed text in experimental and
>avant-garde film practice
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>All submissions will receive notification from the organizer by August
>7th, 2006.
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>Send individual topics & summaries to organizer(s) by: E-Mail

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