IAFOR Journal of Media, Communication & Film

Editor: Dr Celia Lam

ISSN: 2187-0667
Contact: ijmcf@iafor.org

The IAFOR Journal of Media, Communication & Film is an internationally reviewed and editorially independent interdisciplinary journal associated with IAFOR’s international conferences on media, communication and film. Like all IAFOR publications, it is freely available to read online, and is free of publication fees for authors. The first issue was published in August 2013, and the journal continues to publish annually.

Indexed in: DOAJ, MIAR, Communication Source, SHERPA/RoMEO, Scilit, Google Scholar, and Trove. DOIs are assigned to each published issue and article via Crossref.

The Latest Issue

2021 Publication Timeline

Volume 7 Issue 1: Submissions are now OPEN.
Target publication date: August 31, 2021

Please read the Author Guidelines while preparing your manuscript for submission. All submissions must be sent through the journal’s Submission Portal.

We will only accept one submission from any author in a particular issue. This includes both individual and shared authorship. If you submit as an individual you may not be a shared author on another submission, and vice versa. Also, if you have had a submission rejected you cannot be an author on another paper for that same issue.


IAFOR Commitment

IAFOR believes in “Open Access” publishing, and since 2009, has been committed to maintaining an online searchable research archive that offers free access to anyone, anywhere, where there is Internet access, regardless of institutional affiliation or scholarly rank. IAFOR publications are accessible on the website (Open Access) to researchers all over the world, completely free of charge and without delay or embargo. Authors and contributors are not required to pay charges of any sort towards the publication of IAFOR journals.


License and Copyright Statement

Abstracts, research papers, and video footage are published under an IAFOR user license and are protected by copyright. Users may access, download, copy, translate, text and data mine, redistribute, display or adapt the articles for non-commercial purposes provided that users follow the guidelines set out in the IAFOR User License.

Journals and other forms of print and digital media will be made available by IAFOR to the general public on an online, Open Access basis. By publishing their work with IAFOR, authors enter into an exclusive License Agreement, where they have copyright but license exclusive rights in their article to IAFOR as the publisher.