V for Visual

Students’ Non-fiction Short Film Festival

The yearly festival selection includes non-fiction shorts produced by media, journalism and arts students from several universities in Romania. Already at its fourth edition, V for Visual includes a one-day public screening of selected non-fictional visual productions in one of Cluj-Napoca’s cinema theatres. Videos submitted in the past editions can be watched on the official YouTube channel.

Contact and submissions: vforvisual@fspac.ro

Contact person: Lecturer Constantin Trofin (trofin@fspac.ro)

Media and Society

“Media and Society: Models, Representations and Current Phenomena” Students’ Conference

The Student Conference organized by the Journalism Department at the College of Political, Administrative and Communication Sciences will be celebrating its 13th edition in 2019. As in the previous years, this unique multilingual event will bring together Bachelor and Master’s students in English, Romanian, Hungarian and German language panels to present their research projects, receive feedback and discuss opportunities for further research.

Proposals should be submitted via e-mail according to the the guidelines on the event’s page.

Contact and submissions: mediasociety@fspac.ro

Deadline: April 15 2017

Contact person: Radu Meza (meza@fspac.ro)

Content++ Competition

On a rapidly changing global digital market, traditional genres are evolving and new content formats are emerging every year. The Content++ Digital Media Competition challenges students in media, arts, journalism, communication or even computer science and engineering to come up with ground-breaking, innovative and deeply engaging digital media contents. Project submissions are encouraged in (but not limited to) the following areas:

  • Oline Multimedia Long-form
  • Information Visualisation and Data Journalism
  • Interactive Storytelling
  • Social Media Integrated Storytelling
  • Integrated Journalism and Online Radio Journalism
  • Innovative Online Content Publishing

Projects proposals should be submitted via e-mail to Ms. Flavia Taran flavia.taran@fspac.ro and should include the title, link and competition section (see above).

Deadline for proposal submission: May 15

AUDIO STORYTELLING AWARDS

We are living in a golden age of audio storytelling. The production of audio content has been developing and fascinating the listeners for already a century – from radio news reporting to creative narrative podcasts defined by scholars as a cultural practice of producing and consuming digital sound content. Students are invited to present their audio / radio production – news reporting, features, podcasts and other innovative digital audio productions that are to be judged by professionals and faculty staff. The awarding ceremony will also host a debate on digital radio industry.

Contact: Associate Professor Cristina Nistor cristina.nistor@fspac.ro

Journalism and Digital Media Conference

The Journalism and Digital Media International Conference will host a series of invited lectures and workshops addressing new, emerging trends and best practices in digital media education, research and production.

Proposals for 10 minutes presentations should be submitted as abstracts via e-mail to jdm@fspac.ro.

Abstract submissions deadline: April 15.

FOCUS National Student Photojournalism Exhibition

The National Student Photojournalism Exhibition is a project that aims to involve Romanian students in a dialogue about the mai professional practices in the field of photojournalism.

Interested students should submit thei photos (created as course-work or as extra-curricular activities prior to May 2019).

Entries should be submitted in one of the following sections: NEWS PHOTO, STREET PHOTOGRAPHY, PHOTO STORY, PHOTO PORTRAIT, NATURE and TRAVEL

Images should be sized to crop 20×30 cm, resolution 300 DPI and  minimum 3000×2000 pixels, and may be taken with a photo camera or mobile device.  Submissions should include the student’s contact information (nume, prenume, University/College, e-mai and  phone number) și photo captions.

Deadline: May 7

Submission address: focus@fspac.ro

MEDIA CULTURE DAYS 2018

-May 18-25-

The Journalism Department organized the third edition of Media Culture Days. Initiated in 2016, this series of events takes place over a week-long period and aims to bring together students, professionals, teachers and researchers in the fields of digital media, journalism and communication and create a forum for exchanging ideas and facilitating professional networking and collaboration.

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MEDIA CULTURE DAYS

May 25-31 2017

The Journalism Department is organizing the second edition of Media Culture Days between May 25 and May 31 2017. Initiated in 2016, this series of events takes place over a week-long period and aims to bring together students, professionals, teachers and researchers in the fields of digital media, journalism and communication and create a forum for exchanging ideas and facilitating professional networking and collaboration.

PROGRAM

Organizing committee: prof. univ. dr. Elena Abrudan, conf. univ. dr. Andreea Mogoș, lect. dr. Rareș Beuran, lect. dr. Radu Meza, lect. dr. Gyorffy Gabor, conf. dr. Cristina Nistor, lect. dr. Andrei Costina