Research in Film and Screen Media at UCC

Film and Screen Media at UCC has a lively and forward-looking research culture. Its members of staff are research active and publish regularly in international peer-reviewed journals and with establsihed publishers. Scholarly conferences, seminar series with invited speakers, and master classes with filmmakers and film professionals are frequently organised and are detailed here. The research interests of individual staff members are listed here.

Since 2011, the Discipline publishes Alphaville: Journal of Film and Screen Media, an open-access, peer-reviewed journal that has quickly built significant international reputation. Renowned film theorists and historians as well as upcoming scholars are publishing in Alphaville, which appears once yearly and is edited by staff, graduate students and postdoctoral researchers.

Many are the opportunities for academic development that are available to PhD students and Postdoctoral researchers in Film and Screen Media at UCC. Under the direction of experienced staff, early-career researchers are involved in editorship and in conference and event organisation.

Film and Screen Media at UCC has hosted several IRC-funded research projects, including the RDI-project: Capturing the Nation: Irish Home Movies, 1930-1970.

Follow the links to find out more about our activities. Upcoming events are regularly advertised on our homepage.


Film & Screen Media at UCC regularly organises conferences, symposia and workshops.

Click on the links in the menu to the left to access information on past and forthcoming conferences in Film & Screen Media at University College Cork. Current conferences and calls for papers are regularly announced on the News and Events section of our homepage.


Recent and upcoming conferences

Research Projects

IRC-funded New Foundations project 2014

IRCHSS-funded New Ideas project 2011/12

Antonioni Centenary Workshop

IRCHSS RDI Research Project 2008-2010


Discipline of Film and Screen Media

O'Rahilly Building University College Cork Ireland