All submissions must adhere fully to Alphaville's Guidelines and House Style.


Call for Papers

Currently, there are no Calls for Papers.

Issue 7, Summer 2014 ("Corporeal Cinema") and Issue 8, Winter 2014 ("Animation at the Cutting Edge") are already in progress. Issue 9, Summer 2015 will stem from Deviate! The Second International Alphaville Conference, taking place at University College Cork on 4-6 of September 2014.

Details of Issue 10, Winter 2015 will be announced in the coming months.


Call for Reports

We are currently seeking reports for Issue 7, Summer 2014. Potential contributors are invited to contact the Reports Editor to agree the submission of a conference, film festival or exhibition report. Submissions in MLA and Alphaville style, along with a short biographical note and contact information, will be due by 25 April 2014. Reports should be 1,500-2,500 words in length and should be original, unpublished in print or electronically, and not under consideration elsewhere. Enquiries about reports for Issue 8 (winter 2014) are also welcome.

Please contact the Reports Editor, Nicholas O’Riordan at:


Books for Review

Contact the Editorial Board at for more information on reviewing any of the following titles (or, alternatively, if you wish to propose an unlisted title for review). Click on the links below for more information on publications, and see the Guidelines and House Style sections for specific details regarding word count, formatting and the editorial process.




The New Neapolitan Cinema

By Alex Marlow-Mann

(Edinburgh University Press, 2011)



Dark Borders: Film Noir and American Citizenship

By Jonathan Auerbach

(Duke University Press, 2011)



Making Personas: Transnational Film Stardom in Modern Japan

By Hideaki Fujiki

(Harvard University Press, 2013)


The War that Won't Die: The Spanish Civil War in Cinema

By David Archibald

(Manchester University Press, 2012)



Information for Publishers and Authors

Publishers and authors should contact the Editorial Board at the following email address, if they wish to send books for us to advertise for review:


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