The aim of the seminars is to accelerate dialogue and on-going research of the members of the Screendance Network and to invite scholars and practitioners from related fields to join the debates.
Each seminar has a theme and certain objectives to advance key aspects of the research, such as Screendance Histories, Interdisciplinarity, Curating Screendance and Publication and Dissemination.

The first three seminars took place at the University of Brighton (September 2009), at Coventry University (January 2010) and the University of Madison, Wisconsin (June 2010). The fourth seminar included a public symposium and again took place at the University of Brighton (January 2011), which also hosted a fifth seminar of the UK members of the Network in December 2011.