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Picteilín Creative Media Conference 2014


Call for Papers and Submissions

Life Through Pixels

Call for papers and submission for ‘Picteilín’ Creative Media conference at the Dundalk Institute of Technology, Monday, November 3rd, 2014.

Conference Theme: Creative Media and Games Studies: Developing Design, Play and Storytelling

Deadline for Abstracts: Monday, September 15th, 2014

The digital media sector is one of the most dynamic sectors of a knowledge economy, with the creative origination that underpins the creative media industries affording much potential for experimentation. This conference aims to provide a platform for Irish and International academics, postgraduate students and practitioners to share knowledge and expand the boundaries of research that pivot on pixels.

Submission Details

Contributions are sought under the following themes:

      1. Creative Media Content Creation and Technologies

      2. Creative Pedagogy and Transformative work practices

      3. Media, Culture, Community and Society

      4. New Media Narrative Forms

      5. Game Studies

It is envisioned that there will be short and long academic research papers, practical exhibition installations, poster sessions, games and screenings.

We invite proposal abstracts to a maximum of 350 words, which may be accompanied by supporting visual material. Send them to

There will be an award presented at the conference for the best submission.

About the Event

Postgraduate students, academics and practitioners who are not presenting at the conference are also encouraged to attend this event. To record your interest and to be included on the mailing list, please send your email address to: You can also follow us on twitter at or at @picteilin.

The conference fee is 30 Euro and there will be an additional 20 Euro fee for an optional social event. Early bird registration will end on September 15th. The early bird registration fee is 20 Euros (send an abstract or email to the address before September 15 to register).

Registration and payment will take place on the day of the conference. Advice regarding local accommodation and transport will be provided on the conference website at