ISSN: 2241-6692

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Digital technologies are rapidly transforming the modes of production, distribution and consumption of screen media worldwide. This special issue will focus on the impact of such developments on Greek screen industries, especially cinema, television and video-on-demand. We are seeking abstracts for articles that will examine any aspect of these screen industries, from a national, transnational and/or diasporic perspective. We welcome innovative methodologies, and explorations of distinctive industrial practices that situate local practices in a global context.

Particular areas of interest may include but not limited to the following:

  • modes of production and distribution of media companies
  • funding environment and the screen industries/inwards and outwards investment in the screen industries sector (e.g. cash rebates)
  • collaboration in the screen industries/collaborative screen industries/co-productions
  • digital strategies
  • media convergence in Greek screen industries
  • transmedia storytelling
  • franchised entertainment
  • screen industries ownership/concentration and stakeholders
  • promotional screen industries
  • Video on Demand/streaming platforms
  • Netflix in Greece
  • terrestrial television licencing/audiovisual policies
  • diasporic screen industries and links with Greece
  • content imports and exports
  • Please send a title, 300 word abstract and a short bio to Dr Lydia Papadimitriou (editorJGMC@gmail.com), Dr Yannis Tzioumakis (y.tzioumakis@liverpool.ac.uk) and Georgia Aitaki (g.aitaki@gmail.com) by 30 June 2019. The final articles should be 6,000-8,000 words, and submitted to the editors by 31 December 2019.