Information Services

Internet resources

A collection of open internet resources for film studies

Organisations, archives, catalogues and databases

AHRB Centre for British Film & Television Studies

American Film Institute -- catalogue of American feature films

Artfilms -- catalogue of art films in DVD and streaming from all over the world

Austrian Film Museum Library

BFI film and TV database

BFI InView – over 2,000 non-fiction film and television titles from the 20th century to the early 21st century organised under six themes, each with an introductory essay by an academic historian

British Council Film

British Films Directory

British Film Institute

British Universities Film & Video Council

China National Film Museum

Creative Scotland -- for Scotland’s arts, screen and creative industries

Deutsche Kinemathek – German Film Centre

Early  -- introduction to the first decade of motion pictures

Filmarchives online -- film archives from all over Europe

First Nation Films – distributes award-winning television documentary films for, by and about indigenous peoples

Harvard Film Archive

Hollywood Film Archive

IMDB: internet movie database

Instituto Cervantes Library blog -- on Spanish and Latin American films

Moving Image Education

New World Cinema DVDs -- catalogue of films on DVD from various countries

PLAT – free access to over 150 Spanish films online

Realeyz – video on demand

ScreenSite – bibliographies, archives and discussion groups

University of the Creative Arts 

World online cinema

Open access online journals

East European Film Bulletin -- a journalistic and literary project dedicated to the criticism of films related to Central, Eastern and South-Eastern Europe

Images -- an open access peer-reviewed online journal of film and pupular culture

Scope -- an open access online journal of film and tv studies published by the Institute of Film & Television Studies at the University of Nottingham

Senses of Cinema -- an online journal devoted to the serious and eclectic discussion of cinema

Film festivals