The Audiovisual Studies Research Group -Audiovisual Communication: contents, formats and technology-(GEA) is a Group of Competitive Reference from the University of Santiago de Compostela, attached to the Department of Communication Sciences and directed by the Professor of Audiovisual Communication and Advertising, Margarita Ledo Andión.

The mission and objectives of the group are the analysis of the communication processes as cultural constructors and capital instruments in the formation of societies. Based on different approaches -political, social, economic…- and with special attention to the construction of identity(s) and the preservation of cultural diversity, it offers interdisciplinary research proposals whose results are directed to the scientific community, those responsible of public policies, the professionals of the sectors involved and the citizenship in general.

Projects
The European Union and its Member States have made numerous pledges regarding the unyielding and non-negotiable preservation and fostering of the cultural and linguistic diversity in Europe and the value of Film as meeting point for technological innovation, culture and economy. The European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages (ECRML),…
Scientific article
This article deals with the recent incorporation within the field of academic reflection bearing a variety of terms – the cinema of small nations, identity, in minority/minorised languages; the reconceptualisation of the term national cinema, which is symptomatic of the multiplicity of practices of surviving languages; and a discussion of…
Book
Para unha historia do cinema en lingua galega
«On the occasion of two ephemeris, the fiftieth year of 1968 as an animator of the militant cinema and the 2018 declaration as ‘European Year of Cultural, Material, Immaterial and Digital Heritage’, we wanted to resume the paths of cinema with chapters that bring us back again to the of…
NOVAS
The (S8) reflects on the conservation of experimental cinema
The tenth edition of the Peripheral Film Festival is celebrated from May 31st to June 9th
16/05/2019

The (S8) (S8) International Peripheral Film Festival will develop its 10th edition from May 31 to June 9 in A Coruña. The image chosen to celebrate these ten years has as protagonists four elements seen with X-rays: a conch shell, a seahorse, a snake and a flower. Inspired by the first radiographs carried out by […]

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The Annual Meeting of the AIM starts
The Audiovisual Studies Research Group participates in a round table on "Galcian Cinema"
13/05/2019

The 9th Annual Meeting of the Associação de Investigadores da Imagem en Movimento (AIM) takes place in the University of Santiago de Compostela from the 13rd to the 16th of May 2019, co-organized by the AIM and the Faculty of Geography and History of the USC. Created in 2010, the AIM intends to gather, in […]

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The Audiovisual Studies Research Group presents the book “A foresta e as árbores”
NUMAX bookshop will host the event on 16th of May
10/05/2019

On 16th of May at 20.00 hours the NUMAX bookshop will host the presentation of the book A foresta e as árbores. Para unha historia do cinema en lingua galega (2) [The forest and the trees. For a history of the galician language cinema], edited by the Audiovisual Studies Research Group and the Editorial Galaxia […]

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