The 2nd Edinburgh International Film Audiences Conference took place March 22 and 23, at the Filmhouse, Lothian Road, Edinburgh.
Over two days, 13 papers were presented.
In this section you will find:
- Poster (PDF)
- Abstracts of accepted papers (PDF)
- Speakers and papers
- Participations special issue, May 2008 (external link)
Quotes from attendees
It was wonderful to see the range of national and international contexts in which such research is being carried out. It reconfirmed my conviction that audience research is one area in which we can build closer ties with the film industry and film exhibitors in particular.
The discipline and lateral thinking behind some of the international approaches to audience building and audience comprehension were fascinating in themselves: the potential impact they could have on our fast-changing industry makes them crucially important as we enter the digital age of exhibition.
Thanks so much for organizing this conference. It was so helpful to hear from and interact with filmmakers as well as those who research audiences. I was also impressed by the international representation among participants. Casual and compelling.