Welcome to the website for the international conference “When the Music Takes Over. Musical Numbers in Film and Television”, which will be hosted by the Paris Lodron University of Salzburg, Austria, from 8 – 10 March 2018.

Confirmed Keynote speakers are Rajinder Dudrah (Birmingham City University), Richard Dyer (King’s College, London), and Amy Herzog (Queens College, New York).

The conference is organized as part of the Austrian Science Fund (FWF) project “The Austrian Music Film, 1912-1933” in collaboration with the Department for Art History, Musicology and Dance Studies at the University of Salzburg and the Kiel Society for Film Music Research.