September 20th, 2009

Screen Sound was journal was founded in 2010 seeks to investigate, analyse and document sound as it occurs in relation to screen images, whether on the large or small screen, in installation or online.

Sound forms, functions and production are included, whether as music, sound design, effects and atmospheres, dialogue and performance, production processes and roles of personnel.

The journal is multidisciplinary in its remit, accommodating music, media and cultural analyses, and studies of marketing and economics.

The publication focuses on sound in screen media and issues relevant to work produced in Australia, Aotearoa/New Zealand, and Oceania.

In addition to its main refereed journal article section, the journal also incorporates short discussion and analysis items and industry reports.

Founding Editor:

  • Rebecca Coyle (Southern Cross University, Australia)
    Rebecca CoyleThe late Associate Professor Rebecca Coyle taught in the Media studies program at Southern Cross University, Australia and was coordinator of an Australian Research Council Discovery Project on Australian film music production and innovation (2009–2012). Rebecca edited two anthologies on Australian feature film music, Screen Scores (1998) and Reel Tracks (2005) and, in 2010, an anthology of essays on animation film music entitled Drawn to Sound: Animation Film Music and Sonicity (Equinox Publishing, UK). She was an associate editor for journal Convergence and guest edited special issues of a range of other journals. She also published articles, conference papers and book chapters, as detailed in


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