Apparatus. Film, Media and Digital Cultures of Central and Eastern Europe

Apparatus is a peer-reviewed academic journal dealing with film, media and digital cultures of Eastern, Central and South-Eastern Europe ­–­ current and historical.

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All Apparatus articles undergo a double blind peer review process.

Apparatus is accessible free of charge ensuring maximum accessibility and international dissemination of the journal content. Apparatus encourages writers engaging in the field to use the journal as a forum for communication for bridging the East-West divide.

Apparatus accepts both unsolicited and solicited submissions. The journal is published twice a year either as an open call issue or a special issue. The electronic form of publishing allows not only for illustrations but audio or video files.

We invite articles based on original research and welcome contributions in your native language.



Invite: Editor in Chief of Apparatus, Natascha Drubek, in Leipzig on 27 September 2018, 17:00


Apparatus. Film, Media and Digital Cultures of Central and Eastern Europe. How to Run a Peer Reviewed Online Journal in Open Access

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New Issue published APPARATUS 6 (2018)


This special issue of Apparatus aims to reveal the invisible. Its methodology is to bring to light the influence of women on film form, their significance, their skills, and their expertisethrough their work as editors and beyond. By bringing together, for the first time ever, ideas and information about Ėsfir’ Shub, Elizaveta Svilova, Anna Pudovkina, Vera Popova, and Lilia Brik, under one cover, the issue lays the ground for new narratives of Soviet filmmaking, narratives that account for the essential creative work of women in bringing films and theories into being.

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Posted: 2018-08-10
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