QUARTERLY · 6 x 9 · 192 PAGES/ISSUE · ISSN 0009-7101 · E-ISSN 1527-2087
Cinema Journal, the official publication of the Society for Cinema and Media Studies, publishes outstanding scholarship in all areas of media studies including film, television, radio, comics, video games, and digital media. One of the benefits of SCMS membership is a subscription to Cinema Journal. Information on the benefits of individual and institutional membership can be found on the SCMS website. Cinema Journal is partnered with several film and media online journals and sites to offer supplemental content corresponding to each issue: The Cinema Journal Teaching Dossier, Afterthoughts and Postscripts, Conference Reports in Partnership with Antenna, In Focus Partnership with In Media Res, [in]Transition, and the podcast Cinema Journal Presents Aca-Media.
Only members of the Society for Cinema and Media Studies may publish essays in Cinema Journal. To be considered for review, manuscripts should be 8,000–12,000 words long (including notes), should follow the format specified by The Chicago Manual of Style (17th Edition), and should be double-spaced. Frame enlargements or other illustrative materials must be supplied by authors, who are responsible for obtaining permission to publish them in cases where Fair Use does not apply. Digital frame grabs should have a minimum resolution of 250–300 dpi. Electronic submissions are strongly preferred and should be submitted via the SCMS website: https://cinemajournal.submittable.com/submit. Submitted manuscripts should give no indication of the author’s identity. Articles are anonymously refereed by specialist readers. All referee comments are returned to authors.
Oklahoma State University
Associate Online Editor
Arizona State University
Book Review Editor
Laura Isabel Serna
University of Southern California
University of Toronto
Cinema Journal is a member of CELJ, the Conference of Editors of Learned Journals. It is indexed in Academic Search Premier, Arts and Humanities Citation Index, Film Literature Index, IBR (International Bibliography of Book Reviews), IBZ (International Bibliography of Periodical Literature), International Index to Film Periodicals, and MLA Bibliography and abstracted in Academic Search Premier and Extended Academic Abstracts.
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