About the Journal

Focus and Scope

The scientific and research fields of the journal

The creation of audiovisual and interactive applications and as well as their use in the educational and cultural sector, includes a series of scientific fields, which they co-exist and reassure the completion of their theoretical development and their application. In addition to this, the members of the International Scientific Committee and the editorial Committee are qualified researchers and academics, whose interests and  objectives are aligned and expressed through the journals’ fields and sectors.  

Specifically, the scientific and research fields in this journal, comprise of theoretical tools and applications in the themes below:

  • The animation art in varied fields (such as documentary, informational animation etc)
  • Educational films
  • Interactive applications of augmented and virtual reality, with an educational and cultural aim
  • Serious purposed gamified applications
  • Good practices of applications

What  the journal includes

“AFIMEC” includes two main sections :

  1. Theory with an interdisciplinary and intra scientifically approach (theoretical articles, original research papers and scientific papers in the fields of audiovisual -film and animation- and interactive media-multimedia and gaming,   are published)
  2. Practice  ( case studies, good practices of creating and practicing audiovisual and interactive applications in education and culture)

Furthermore, the journal will welcome and publish in special edition issues, books’ critical reviews and translations, as well as presentation of conferences, seminars, conventions and educational activities.

Peer Review Process

There are 2 stages of review:

  1. the first stage has to do with the proof-editing, spelling mistakes, syntax, in accordance with the guidelines and the submission form
  2. the second stage has to do with the content review

each review stage takes up to 4 weeks

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.

Responsible for the e-journal

Apostolos Papapostolou,President of the department of Graphics and Visual Communication, UniWA

Editing Committee

Alivizos Sofos, Aegean University

Spiros Siakas, UniWA

Lamprini Trivella, UniWA

International Scientific Committee

Apostolos Papapostolou, UniWA

Eleni Mouri, UniWA

Spiros Siakas, UniWA

Αlevizos Sofos, Aegean University

Ioannis Skopeteas, Aegean University

Panayiotis Kyriakoulakos, Aegean University

Grammati Pantziou, UniWA

Kleo Sgouropoulou, UniWA

Lamprini Trivella, UniWA

Flery Roussaki, aegean University

Emmanouil Kanellos , Greenwich, Uk

Anastasia Dimitra

Ryan Flynn, Greenwich, Uk

Dr Rossetos Metzitakos, Uniwa

Dr Matina Kiourexidou, Ionion University

Georgios Heliades, Ionion University 

Nikos Antonopoulos, Ionion University

Savas Patsalidis, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

Sources of Support

ASIFA HELLAS - Hellenic Animation Association, the Greek chapter of ASIFA International, launched its activity in 2008, aiming at networking professionals and promoting animation in Greece. Since 2015 it has become a registered not-for-profit organisation, with a large array of promotional actions on Greek Animation worldwide, with the support of the Greek government and independent institutions.



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Sources of Support