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  • ACE is an honorary society of film editors dedicated to the advancement of the craft. This site features membership and magazine subscription information, an organization history, and internship and competition details.

  • National arts organization devoted to film, television and video, serves as a point of national focus and coordination for the many individuals and institutions concerned with the moving image as art. Institute programs emanate from the AFI campus in Los Angeles and the AFI Theater in the John F. Kennedy Center in Washington, DC. Website links to programs, training and education opportunities, festivals.

  • UK-based organization supporting film sound technicians. Provides a members list and a newsletter
  • Online edition includes selected articles, directories, register for email casting notices. ($10 subscription buys archived articles and the full monthly publication.)
  • The BBFC is the body responsible for the classification of films and videos for public distribution in the UK. Includes a history of the BBFC, an outline of the classification policy, details of recent decisions, comments on cases of particular public interest, information on submitting works for classification, and a database of works classified by the BBFC, including details of the final classification, the running time of the work, whether or not cuts were made before classification, the distributor of the work, and information on the director and principal cast members.
  • This well written, progressive "academic/popular hybrid of movie analysis, history, and commentary", looks at classic and commercial, independent, exploitation, and international film from a wide range of vantage points from the aesthetic to the political. Bright Lights Film Journal is indexed in Film Literature Index, International Index to Film Periodicals, and Media Review Digest. No search function, but fully archived.
  • Britian's awards for film, television, children's entertainment, and interactive media. Winners and nominees for past year only.
  • Organization which exists to promote greater understanding and appreciation of, and access to, film and moving image culture in the UK. Features information on exhibitions, collections, production and education, and describes the Museum of the Moving Image and the National Film and Television Archive.
  • CSA is an organization of professional Casting Directors from all fields. Provides industry related links to PERFORMING ARTS UNIONS AND GUILDS , ELECTRONIC CASTING LINKS and OTHER FILM, TELEVISION AND THEATRE LINKS
  • A database of reviews, press kits, festival and showcase program notes, newspaper articles, and other documents from the Pacific Film Archive Library's clippings files. The files contain documents from a broad range of sources covering world cinema, past and present. Provides a full catalog search function and many of the documents have been scanned and are available for viewing.
  • Huge media directory, links to television, film, video, magazines, organizations, actors, actresses. Wide ranging assortment of personal and commercial sites. Particularly useful if you know generally what you're looking for. Site is searchable, and resources are arranged alphabetically under a topical directory.
  • Subject guide, Brad Lang's page for Movie classics. Reviewed links to Genres in general, plus more particular classic forms such as "B" Movies/Cult Films, Film Noir, Foreign-Language Films, Horror/Sci-Fi Musicals Silent Film Westerns/Serials Plus history links directories for scripts, quotes, reviews, databases, etc. See the subject guide on the left side of the page.
  • Selected articles, a sample of the print publication
  • At this site, you can browse jobs by category, such as acting, choreographer, electrician, internships, set painting/scenic, administration, special effects and more.
  • Title is misleading as this is a general information, magazine-style website. News, reviews, original feature articles and interesting listing of available film-related software.
  • From the Hollywood Film Institute - Provides several free guides to filmmaking, directing, and screenwriting. Offers information about its two day film school.
  • Member information, news, magazine. Links to studio, distributors, reference, publications, and member home pages.
  • Website for all things directorial, including a membership job bank. Digest of Full text articles from various professional periodicals, and a web ring of director's web pages.
  • Documentary filmmaking, including grant seeking. Links to scores of official pages of documentary films, resources for finding films and videos, and reviews. Excellent resource for a topic not generously covered on the internet.
  • Library of Congress collection
  • Entertainment jobs and internships listings at studios, networks, production companies, record companies, TV and radio stations,VFX, animation and broadcasting.
  • A resource for independent filmmakers, from San Francisco -- festivals, job listings, FAF Business Directory , grants, a Production and Post-Production Facility, and the FAF Library, a resource guide listing links to exhibitors, funders, training programs and other resources for film, video, and multimedia artists.
  • Online companion to the print publication from the Film Society of Lincoln Center. provides sample articles, which are archived and searchable, as well as links to the organization's sponsored events.
  • Links to Independent Film resources, including purchase, film distribution and schedule of events at the Film Forum
  • Links for industry news, crew calls, services, and a bulletin board.
  • Motion picture and television music. Searchable, with selected feature articles from the print version.
  • Information on all Film Society's programs and events, ranging from screenings at Walter Reade Theater to summaries of major events such as the New York Film Festival
  • Online companion publication to Filmmaker Magazine.
  • The magazine of independent film offering a weekly newsletter.
  • Site written by Tim Dirks. Though the author has no formal film training, this site offers a wealth of history, trivia, and resources for information about classic films.
  • Film production and television production listings are updated daily, as well as jobs on commercials, music videos, theatre, and interactive projects.
  • Hollywood Foreign Press Association entertainment awards. Database of nominees and winners since 1944. Also included is list a past winners of the Cecil B.DeMille award. Easy to use.
  • A personal site, but very well researched and apparently thorough. Listed in chronological order each entry includes a cast list, song list, and synopsis as well as notes from reviews and encyclopedic works
  • HBO
  • A guided, virtual community for professional and aspiring filmmakers. Resources, information, .contact directrories and industry networking - in articles, chat-rooms, how-to's, and book recommendations. Subjects range from the legal aspects of filmmaking to finding the right distributor for your independent film. The information presented is worth the awkward navigation tools.
  • Awards from the Independent Feature Project/West, a nonprofit organization promoting independent film. Includes nominees and winners from 1986 to the present.
  • IFP was founded in 1979 on a belief that a truly vital American cinema must include the personal, idiosyncratic, and sometimes controversial voices of filmmakers working outside of the established studio system.
  • Filmmakers, festival programmers, distributors, and others dedicated to support, promotion, and production of American independent films. Useful for its Job Bank and Classifieds.
  • Hollywood-based network that helps independent filmmakers find investors, grants, funds and distributors.
  • This online collection contains 45 films of New York City dating from 1898 to 1906 from the holdings of the Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting, & Recorded Sound Division. Provides streaming short films from the Edison Company and the American Mutoscope and Biograph Company, including footage of Ellis Island, Central Park, skyscrapers, and subways.
  • Actual students of film schools and programs contribute critiques and reviews of their experiences.
  • Jobs on television, video and radio. This site also links to other locations including Westside-Southbay, SF Valley, Central LA, San Gabriel Valley, Long Beach and Antelope Valley.
  • Gathers reviews from respected critics and publishers on current films, DVDs, television shows, and movies, and rates them on a percentage basis. Links to reviews used to arrive at the ratings are provided.

  • MGM
  • The people that rate the movies.
  • British film reviews, links to European resources including additional review sites.
  • Library of Congress. Access to the catalogue of the National Film Registry.
  • NFPF is the nonprofit organization created by the U.S. Congress to save America's film heritage. Working with archives and others who appreciate film, the NFPF supports preservation activities nationwide that ensure the physical survival of film and improve access to film for study, education and exhibition.
  • The New York Film/Video Council is the oldest continuously operating non-profit organization serving the non-theatrical and independent film and video community in New York City. Monthly programs include screenings, seminars and panel discussions on topics such as: production funding, new media technologies, distribution, exhibition, as well as a variety of issues facing film and video producers. Site includes calendars of events, and interesting and diversifies links to all aspects of film production. Of particular interest may be the international film
  • A collaboration of artists, producers, distributors, consumers, and press in an attempt to lend exposure to new gifted artists. List of current years winner's only.
  • The New York International Independent Film and Video Festival was founded in 1993. NYIIFVF has been recognized by the film and entertainment industry as one of the leading film events on the independent festival circuit. The festival hosts film, music and art events in the two entertainment capitals of the United States: New York and Los Angeles.
  • The print publication online. Directory of resources for the film industry. Indexed and searchable.
  • Nonprofit, professional membership organization for women working in the film and television industries.
  • An informative paper from the Library of Congress Information Bulletin. Linked to the American Memory Exhibition, which includes MPEG, Quicktime and Real Player versions of film for the viewer to download and view.
  • History of Cannes Film Festival from the 1940's. Awards from 1946. Juries listed, posters from festivals, 500 names that made Cannes, inside stories. Excellent site.
  • Publication directed toward the producer. Includes interviews, profiles, book reviews, articles regarding financial issues, technology, film history, and features. NOT searchable.
  • Full text of selected articles. Archived to 1997.
  • The community search site for film, television, video, live event and digital media production.
  • An international guide to archives, compiled by the Library of Congress.
  • Film and media related websites in Canada, from the Department of Film Studies, Queen's University, Kingston, Canada.
  • Scours the internet for reviews of films and games, from the amateur to the professional, and uses the aggregate data to determine if the review is positive or negative. Links to full-text reviews are provided. Reviews can be limited to the New York area, to respected critics, or to critics belonging to film critic societies.

  • TNT's online movie and entertainment magazine. Reviews, feature articles, interviews, statistics and chat rooms.
  • "Entertainment Reviews for Parents," . . . clinical analysis of films. Reviews the film with explanation of MPAA rating and suitability for various age groups

  • About screenwriting: features, columns, interviews and how-to's. links to full text screenplays. Archives are indexed by category, but not searchable.
  • About.com's site Articles, interviews, links to other resources - annotated and reviewed. Good resource for screenwriting hints and Templates. Links to full text Scripts on the Web.
  • Job listings in all phases of film and television, from administration to web development. Also lists jobs by company, job category, location and by posting date.
  • Reviews, interviews, calendars. Archived and searchable.
  • America's premiere showcase for independently produced documentary and dramatic films.
  • The Institute, the Festival, the ftlm programs, the theater, the college and more...
  • Comprehensive list of links to international film festivals. Look here for more obscure listings -- Cannes is not on the list, but the Sarajevo Film Festival is. Searchable database. A little hard to navigate, but worth it for the scope of site-generated information. Daily coverage of major festivals worldwide. Festival calendar. Selected film reviews (of festival winners) and reportage. NOT always linked to festival home pages, but look for the URL's in the summary text.
  • Entertainment classifieds for performers and technicians. "How to break into the 'biz'" guides as well.
  • Non-subscription edition offers headline news, searchable classifieds, production listings, and reviews. (subscription yields access to full articles and archives)
  • The Institute, the Festival, the film programs, the theater, the college and more. .
  • Containing over 220,000 films and television programs, and 27 million feet of newsreel footage, we are the largest university held moving image archive in the world. (University of California, Los Angeles)
  • Just for fun.
  • A scholarly guide compiled by a librarian at the University of Virginia. Includes bibliographies, guides to online and print resources, links to reviews and filmographies, subject collections and electronic sources. Also informative text and summations.
  • Women In Film is a professional organization founded in Los Angeles in 1973 with the commitment to recognize, develop, and actively promote the unique visions of women in the global communications industry.
  • "Women Make Movies is a multicultural, multiracial, non-profit media arts organization which facilitates the production, promotion, distribution and exhibition of independent films and videotapes by and about women."
  • A "database maintained by the University of Wisconsin System Women's Studies Librarian's Office that lists documentary, experimental, and feature film and video productions by and about women. The information has been drawn entirely from distributors' and producers' catalogs and websites, reviews in periodicals, filmographies, reference works, and library catalogs. . ."

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