SCSMI 2024 — Budapest, Hungary — June 5–8

Hosted by the Department of Film Studies at ELTE University (Múzeum krt. 6-8 Budapest, Hungary).



The registration is now open for the 2024 SCSMI conference. You can register here, through Oxford Abstracts.

Please remember that early registration is only available until April 7. After this day only late registration is available. Please don’t forget the banquet on the evening of the last day (Saturday, April 8) of the conference. You can buy your banquet ticket together with the registration.



The conference venue is ELTE University, Faculty of Humanities (Múzeum krt. 6-8 Budapest, Hungary.) The campus (building 10 on the map) is located in the very center of the city surrounded by hundreds of restaurants, cafés, bars, hotels and Airbnb apartments. Budapest is one of the main tourist destinations of Central Europe. For more information click here. You can find detailed travel information to Budapest here.


Other Information

Presenters must be active members of the Society or join SCSMI by March 15, 2024 (otherwise acceptance will be withdrawn). Presenters should plan to physically attend the conference. At the conference committee’s discretion, remote presentations may be allowed in exceptional cases, such as emergency or disability. Presenters unable to attend for financial reasons are encouraged to apply for a Travel Award.

Further questions about the conference or submission process should be addressed to

The Society for the Cognitive Studies of the Moving Image is dedicated to welcoming and encouraging all participants, regardless of ethnicity, race, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, class, disability, neurodivergence, religion, and other such characteristics. We actively seek to enhance the diversity of our membership and encourage research in areas related to diversity, equity, and inclusivity. Visit the website for the full SCSMI Statement on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and Anti-Discrimination and Harassment Policy.