Celebrating the Soundtrack

The CINESONIKA conference

We are seeking multi-disciplinary contributions on sound in relation to the moving image. Media thinkers, film scholars, art historians, performance theorists, composers, filmmakers, sound practitioners, multimedia semioticians, philosophers of perception –– we invite these and others to submit proposals for 20 minute panel presentations. All accepted abstracts will be considered for inclusion in the CINESONIKA issue of The Soundtrack academic journal if expanded into papers and submitted for peer review (1000-3000 words for short articles, 5000-6000 words for long papers). Articles should be formatted according to the Intellect Style Guide, which can be downloaded here.

Cinesonika 4 Keynote Speaker

Amy Herzog (Queens College, CUNY) author of Dreams of Difference, Songs of the Same: The Musical Moment in Film and co-editor of The Oxford Handbook of Sound and Image in Digital Media

Submit an Abstract

Please write "Cinesonika 4 Abstract" in the subject heading.
Deadline for Abstracts (under 500 words): June 1, 2014.
Please submit your abstract and short bio both as an attachment
(.doc or .pdf) and also pasted into the body of your email submission to


The CINESONIKA 4 conference will be held at Simon Fraser University Surrey Campus in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

Past Conferences

Prior proceedings are available as PDFs below:


How to Register

Please make a payment using the Paypal buttons available below. Registration for attending the conference will be open until midnight June 30, 2014 and fees are as follows:

Standard Registration: $150
Student Registration: $100 (For recently graduated or current students; proof of student status will be requested by the conference organizers)

Standard Registration ($150)

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Student Registration ($100)

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Conference Dinner and T-Shirt

If you would like to attend the conference dinner on Wed July 9th in Downtown Vancouver, please submit an additional $25 payment. Cinesonika 4 T-shirts are also available with advance payment.

Conference Dinner ($25 CAD)

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T-Shirt ($15 CAD)

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