Sam Roggen

Guest lecturer

Research stays

Archival research CinemaScope - supported by the Research Fund - Flanders (FWO). Rare Book & Manuscript Library (Columbia University), New York City (US), 22-29 October 2017.

Archival research CinemaScope - supported by the Research Fund - Flanders (FWO). Margaret Herrick Library (Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences) / Cinematic Arts Library (University of Southern California - USC) / Performing Arts Special Collections (University of California, Los Angeles - UCLA), Los Angeles (US), 27 June-20 July 2016.

Conference papers

Roggen, S. (2017). 'Planimetric Staging and Pictorial Flatness in 1950s CinemaScope: A Systematic Style Analysis.' SCSMI Annual Conference 2017, Helsinki (FI), 11-15 June 2017.

Roggen, S. (2017). 'The Air Around Faces: Clothesline Staging and Shot Density in CinemaScope.' SCMS Annual Conference 2017, Chicago (US), 22-26 March 2017.

Roggen, S. (2016). 'CinemaScope and Cinemetrics: Quantifying and Analyzing Film Style'. Cinemetrics Workshop, Ghent University (BE), 10-11 October 2016.

Roggen, S. (2016). 'CinemaScope and the End of Montage: New Solutions to Familiar Problems'. SCMS Annual Conference 2016, Atlanta (US), 30 March-3 April 2016.

Roggen, S. (2015). 'A Cinema of Choice: Shot Length, Scale and Emphasis in CinemaScope'. Film-Philosophy Conference 2015: The Evaluation of Form, St Anne’s College, University of Oxford (UK), 20-22 July 2015. 

Roggen, S. (2015). 'Stylistic Strategies in the Films of Anthony Mann'. SCSMI Annual Conference 2015, Birkbeck, University of London (UK), 17-20 June 2015.

Roggen, S. (2015). 'Before and After Scope: Gradations of Emphasis in the Films of Anthony Mann'. SCMS Annual Conference 2015, Montréal (CA), 25-29 March 2015.

Roggen, S. (2014). 'Gradation of Emphasis in the Westerns of Anthony Mann: Two Complementary Approaches'. NECS Conference (European Network for Cinema and Media Studies): 'Creative Energies >> Creative Industries', Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milan (IT), 19-21 June 2014.

Roggen, S. (2014). 'Playing with Fire: Linda Darnell and the Cinephiliac Moment'. SCMS Annual Conference 2014, Seattle (US), 19-23 March 2014.

Roggen, S. (2014). 'Staging and Shot Composition in CInemaScope (1953-1959)'. IAMHIST Masterclass on Media and History 2014, Sint-Lukas Brussel (BE), 10 January 2014.

Roggen, S. (2013). ‘Widescreen Cinema and the Cinephile Spectatorial Posture’. Film and Media 2013: ‘The Pleasures of the Spectacle’, Institute of Education, University of London (UK), 27-29 June 2013.

Roggen, S. (2013). ‘You See It Without Glasses: CinemaScope, Panoramic Perception and the Cinephiliac Moment’. NECS Conference (European Network for Cinema and Media Studies): ‘Media Politics – Political Media’, Faculty of Arts, Charles University, Prague (CZ), 20-22 June 2013.

Roggen, S. (2012). ‘Cinematic Scale, Cinematic Discoveries’. 5th NECS Graduate Workshop (European Network for Cinema and Media Studies): ‘Cinematic Scale’, University of Amsterdam & EYE Film Institute (NL), 13-14 December 2012.

Public lectures

Workshop 'De Wetenschappelijke Onderzoekspaper: '. H. Pius X-Instituut, Antwerp (BE), 1 Maart 2019.

Lecture 'Genre and Widescreen Aesthetics in Violent Saturday'. Cinema Zuid, Antwerp (BE), 18 December 2018.

Introduction The Girl Can't Help It in CinemaScope'. Cinema Zuid, Antwerp (BE), 28 September 2016.

Workshop 'Het Academische Artikel van A tot Z'. H. Pius X-Instituut, Antwerp (BE), 20 September 2016.

Lecture 'Interpreting Life: James Dean, CinemaScope & The Method'. Cinema Zuid, Antwerp (BE), 23 September 2015.

Lecture 'Hybrid Cinema'. Zebra@MOOOV, Film Festival MOOOV, Turnhout (BE), 28 April 2015.

Introductions and Q&A sessions. Film Fest Gent, Ghent (BE), 14-25 October 2013.

Introduction L’heure d’été. Cinema Zuid, Antwerp (BE), 13 May 2014.

Introduction The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou. Cinema Zuid, Antwerp (BE), 22 April 2014.

Introductions and Q&A sessions. Film Fest Gent, Ghent (BE), 8-19 October 2013.

Lecture ‘A Modern Miracle: Een inleiding bij 60 jaar CinemaScope’. CinemaScope retrospectieve Cinema Zuid, Antwerp (BE), 5 September 2013.

‘Slow Criticism Retreat’. Film Festival MOOOV, Turnhout (BE), 19-28 April 2013. Click here for more info.

Lecture ‘Cinefilie in de Filmische Ruimte van Wes Anderson’. Masterclass Filmfestival Ciné Public (Centrum voor Beeldexpressie), Studio Skoop, Ghent (BE), 16 March 2013.

'From Photogénie to Cinephilia 2.0: A seminar on cinephilia then and now' (2012). A co-production of the Flemish Service for Film Culture, Centre for Cinema and Media Studies (Ghent University) and Research Group Visual Studies and Media Culture (University of Antwerp), in cooperation with the Research Center for Visual Poetics (University of Antwerp) and CINEMATEK, University of Antwerp and Cinema Zuid (BE), 7&8 December 2012. Click here for more info.

Lecture ‘Staging: Hoe omgaan met acteerruimte’. Masterclass op De Dag van de Amateurcineast (Centrum voor Beeldexpressie), Cinema Zuid, Antwerp (BE), 21 April 2012.

Introduction ‘The Magnificent Ambersons: Inleiding bij een verminkt meesterwerk’. Zebra Deluxe, Zebracinema, Hasselt (BE), 26 September 2012.

Lecture ‘Le Havre: De poëtica van Aki Kaurismäki’. Zebracinema, Hasselt (BE), 24 May 2012.

‘Word Filmarcheoloog: op ontdekkingsreis doorheen de pre-cinema’. Workshop voor 6- tot 12-jarigen. Cinema Zuid, Antwerp (BE), 11 March 2012.