Series of Conferences: “Cinema, Science and Technology”


The IMT Institute of High Studies in Lucca presents “Cinema, Science, Technology”, a series of conferences organized in collaboration with the Lucca Film Festival, Cineforum Ezechiele 25,17 and Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Lucca.

The event programme is as follows, all of them taking place at the Guingi Chapel, in the san Francesco Church (Via della Quarquonia, 1/a Lucca), at 5 p.m.


18th October

Simone Venturini, Università degli Studi di Udine e Gruppo Vincenzo Neri

“The archive and it’s traces. The Vincenzo Neri collection (1908-1956)”

Moderated by Nicola Borrelli, Lucca Film Festival.


25th October

Federico Pierotti, Università degli Studi di Firenze

“Colour, Science and Technology in the history of cinema”

Moderated by Mateja Sincic, IMT Lucca.

29th November

Marco Vanelli, Cabiria-Studi di Cinema

“From Snow white to Belle: the evolution of Diney heroines”

“The technological – expressive innovations of Walt Disney’s films”

Giovanni Russo, Lucca Comics and Games

“Techniques and poetics in animated films”

Modera Manuela Ritondale, IMT Lucca.

13th December

Valentina Valentini, Università di Roma “La Sapienza”

“Medium without a medium: video after the arrival of digital technologies”

Modera Giulia Simi, Università degli Studi di Pisa.

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