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CFP: Film and Philosophy

Volume 28, 2024


Deadline: July 1st, 2023


Film and Philosophy publishes peer-reviewed articles about film from a philosophical perspective. Established in 1994, it is published annually by the Society for the Philosophic Study of the Contemporary Visual Arts (SPSCVA). 


Membership services for SPSCVA, and publishing services for Film and Philosophy, are provided by the Philosophy Documentation Center.


Indexing: Film and Philosophy is indexed by ERIH PLUS, the International Index to Film Periodicals, MLA International Bibliography, The Philosopher’s Index, PhilPapers, and other services.


ISSN 1073-0427 (print)

ISSN 2643-9239 (online)





The journal welcomes original submissions from every philosophical perspective on topics related to film. The journal will consider articles from graduate students and encourages submissions from women and minorities to reflect the diversity of our community.

Manuscripts should be 5000-7500 words (plus end notes) in length. All articles should be formatted in Word and follow Chicago style guidelines. They should be accompanied by a 150 word abstract, include a bibliography of sources, and prepared for blind review.

Submissions should not be under consideration for publication elsewhere. Please include a current postal address, institutional affiliation, and email address in a separate document.

All submissions and editorial correspondence should be sent to


Book reviews:

Film and Philosophy is accepting timely reviews on books about film, film and philosophy, film criticism, and the film industry. Reviews should be approximately 2000 to 3000 words in length.


Film reviews and criticism:

Film and Philosophy is accepting reviews of recent films as well as short pieces of criticism. Reviews should be approximately 2000 to 3000 words in length.


If you have any questions about submissions, please contact our editor, Laura T. Di Summa at or

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