Screenfest_Panel#4: Studying Queer Film Festivals. Tensions between Resarch and Practice? (in English)

12.Nov.2020, 16:30-18:30

Prerecorded Impulse: LINK

Moderation: Nicole Kandioler (tfm Universität Wien), Co-Moderatorin: Katja Wiederspahn (Queertactics)

Prerecorded Impulse: Skadi Loist (Filmuniversität Babelsberg Konrad Wolf, DE)

Dr. Skadi Loist is Professor for Production Cultures in Audiovisual Media Industries at the Film University Babelsberg KONRAD WOLF in Potsdam, Germany, and PI of the research project “Film Circulation on the International Film Festival Network” (BMBF 2017–2021). In 2015, Skadi received a PhD with the thesis Queer Film Culture: Performative Aspects of LGBT/Q Film Festivals. Skadi co-founded the Film Festival Research Network (FFRN), serves as Steering Committee member of NECS and on the Editorial Board of NECSUS: European Journal of Media Studies. She has published widely on film festivals, queer film culture and gender media studies and (co-)edited a history of the Hamburg Queer Film Festival in Bildschön: 25 Jahre Lesbisch Schwule Filmtage Hamburg (with Dorothée von Diepenbroick, 2009) as well as Film Festivals: History, Theory, Method, Practice (with Marijke de Valck and Brendan Kredell, 2016); “Queer/ing Film Festivals” a special issue of Studies in European Cinema (15:1, 2018, with Leanne Dawson), and “Gendered Media Production” a special issue of Media Industries (6:1, 2019, with Deb Verhoeven). For several years, she has served as board member for the Hamburg Queer Film Festival and QueerScope – Association of independent queer film festivals in Germany.

Diskutant_innen: Julia Bee (Bauhaus University Weimar, DE), Franziska Bruckner (FH St. Pölten, AT), Jana Čížkovská (Charles University Prague, CR), Stefan Schweigler (tfm Universität Wien, AT), Jon Binnie, Christian Klesse (Manchester Metropolitan University, GB), Marc Siegel (Johannes-Gutenberg-University Mainz, DE), Clementine Engler (Studentin tfm Universität Wien, Festivalarbeiterin, AT)