Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

The main focus of the journal is to promote a global discussion forum and an interdisciplinary exchange among scholars exploring the topic of Television, Film and new media studies.

This journal encourage innovation and research, contributing to a better understanding of the narrative, technological, economic, social, cultural, and political impact of Television program, film, and new media. To this end, some areas of interest will be:

  • Narrative analysis of specific phenomena, with a focus on innovative television program;
  • Studies on the influence and/or connection of TV, film, and new media driven by technologies;
  • Analysis of TV program, film, and the content of new media as capable of advancing aesthetic thought;
  • Study of the relationship between technology and creativity in the TV, film, and new media;
  • Studies on the economic and innovative formulas in terms of production chain and marketing strategies for TV, film, and new media;
  • The impact and significance of TV, film, and new media from a political, ethnological, or educational perspective;
  • Historical approach in terms of media history in order to locate and identify influences on TV program, film, and new media;
  • Analyses and studies focusing on audiences, artists, or industries, and producers.


Section Policies


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Peer Review Process

Some policies in the review of Offscreen: Journal of Film and Television

1. Any submitted paper will be reviewed by reviewers.

2. Review process employs Double-blind Review, that the reviewer does not know the identity of the author, and the author does not know the identity of the reviewer.

3. In the review process, reviewers consider the correspondence of title, abstract, discussion (findings) and conclusions. In addition, reviewers also consider the novelty, scientific impact and references used in the paper.

The response of the reviewers will be the basis for the Editor to conclude:


1. Accept Submission

2. Revisions Required

3. Resubmit for review

4. Resubmit elsewhere

5. Decline Submission

An article was rejected for publication due to various considerations, including:

1.The article does not fit the scope of journal.

2. The article does not follow the rules of writing scientific papers or author guidelines.

3. The fundamental methodological errors.

4. The author refuses to make suggestions of improvements provided by the reviewer without a logical basis.

5. There are indications of plagiarism of more than 15%.


Publication Frequency

March and September


Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.



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