Open Call: Scene on Sustainability

Download the call for papers, deadline 15 January 2019.

Scene invites submissions for it’s special issue on: Scene on Sustainability – from any angle covered by the UN SDGs. ( and the
intersections of arts, design, performance and any aspects of the
creative and cultural industries.

The Sustainable Development Goals are the blueprint to achieve
a better and more sustainable future for all. They address the
global challenges we face, including those related to poverty,
inequality, climate, environmental degradation, prosperity, and
peace and justice. The Goals interconnect and in order to leave no
one behind, it is important that we achieve each Goal and target
by 2030.

Deadline: 15 January 2019.

Papers are invited for Scene, the journal from Intellect which explores all aspects of design contexts for live and recorded performance, giving special attention to the shaping of artistic vision, aesthetic sophistication, critical thinking and craft. Our remit covers the following: cinema, television, commercials, theatre, opera, musical, interior design, lighting design, costume design, theme parks, scenography, architecture, visual special effects, visual arts, virtual sets, multivision, location sets, games design and virtual environments, modes of spectating.

The journal incorporates investigations into the development of new technologies and modes of operating, distribution of content and profiles of design for film, television, theatre and events, as well as new platforms such as gaming and virtual environment design. We explore the understanding that the designer’s multifaceted contribution to a production involves much more than providing a visual background.

We also welcome reviews of new work, scholarship, criticism and exhibitions. We invite submissions of articles of 4,000-8,000 words from any discipline related to the topics outlined above.

Submissions are welcome from scholars and practitioners. Contributors are encouraged to approach design for entertainment from any discipline and to turn their attention to practices from all countries and in all languages.

• Article submissions: please send a 300-word abstract and include the word ‘Article’ in the subject heading. Please indicate the intended word count of the article. All submissions will be peer-reviewed
• Papers must be submitted in English 
• Reviews of publications and exhibitions: please include ‘Review Exhibition’ in the subject heading
• Creative submissions: please include the word ‘Creative’ in the subject heading

Please send all submissions to Christine White.

Download the Notes for Contributors here

All articles submitted should be original work and must not be under consideration by other publications.

Journal contributors will receive a free PDF copy of their final work upon publication. Print copies of the journal may also be purchased by contributors at half price.

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