of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS)
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is a professional
honorary organization composed of over 6,000 motion picture
craftsmen and women."
American Film Institute (AFI) is the nation's preeminent arts
organization dedicated to advancing and preserving the art of the
Memory Collections: Original Format: Motion Pictures
Library of Congress.
"AMERICAN MOVIE CLASSICS
is the premiere 24-hour movie network featuring award-winning
original productions about the world of American film. With one of
the finest, most comprehensive libraries of classic films from the
1930's through the 1980's and a diverse blend of original series,
documentaries and interstitials, the service offers in-depth
information on timeless and contemporary Hollywood classics."
Society of Cinematographers
"A global community that
cinematographers can access from anywhere in the world.
Cinematographer contains timely information on film festivals,
awards, new tools, people in the community and helpful
Bryn Mawr Film
"Bryn Mawr Film Institute
(BMFI) is a non-profit community theater founded in 2002 by
the region's academic, business, and civic leaders. The
Mission of BMFI is to strengthen our community by providing
the opportunity for diverse segments to meet, learn, share
ideas, and develop talents and understanding through the
catalyst of film."
"Each year, the
International Film Festival chooses approximately fifty feature
films and a dozen short films for the official selection."
Guild of America (DGA)
"Ranking of the 100
most influential people in the history of the cinema."
Over 300+ organizations in over
40+ countries around the world, mostly in the United States
and Europe. Many of them are organized by local government
bodies and the like, and serve as the administrative window
concerned with attracting and supporting the productions that
come to their locality not only from other parts of their own
countries, but from abroad, as well.
FilmFestivals.com, is portal
site for festivals and film news, with a mission to be the
premiere online entertainment destination dedicated to
showcasing film festivals around the world and fostering new
film and filmmaking talent.
at 100 (NY
A Journal of Film and Popular Culture
European Federation of
National Cinematographers Associations.
Hollywood-based network that
helps independent filmmakers find distributors and investors.
Picture and Television Reading Room
The Library of Congress
Picture Association of America (MPAA)
"The Motion Picture
Association of America (MPAA) and its international counterpart,
the Motion Picture Association (MPA) serve as the voice and
advocate of the American motion picture, home video and television
industries, domestically through the MPAA and internationally
through the MPA."
Picture Editors Guild
Film Board of Canada | Office National du Film du Canada
National Film Preservation
Museum of Photography, Film & Television (UK)
York Film Academy
is the belief of the New York Film Academy that the most
significant art form of our time is the moving image. Through the
medium of film, individuals, communities, and nations express
their most profound visions of humanity to the world."
York Times on the Web: Current Film
Historic Film Archive
The NHFM is dedicated to
preserving the moving image history of northern New England.
Northeast Historic Film is an archives, a theater, and study
center located in Bucksport, Maine. They are a leader in
preserving and promoting the historical value of home movies,
safeguarding and making available one of the largest collections
of amateur film in North America.
Ebert on Movies
Collection of Videos & Films on Art
Spielberg Jewish Film Archive
"The Steven Spielberg Jewish
Film Archive was founded in the late 1960s by Prof. Moshe Davis
and other historians at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. The
first director was the late Dr. Geoffrey Wigoder and the Archive
originally bore the name of its first donor, Iranian businessman
Abraham F. Rad, who gave his support for a number of years. In
1987 a generous donation was received from Steven Spielberg and
the Archive was named after the American filmmaker... ."
"In 1981 Robert Redford
gathered a group of colleagues and friends at Sundance, Utah to
discuss new ways to enhance the artistic vitality of the American
film. The result was the establishment of the Sundance Institute,
dedicated to the support and development of emerging screenwriters
and directors of vision, and to the national and international
exhibition of new, independent dramatic and documentary
Guide Online: Movies
Film & Television Archive
"The UCLA Film and
Television Archive contains over 220,000 films and television
programs, and 27 million feet of newsreel footage. The Archive
serves the past, present, and future by assuring that the
audio-visual records of our century survive to be enjoyed and
studied for generations to come. As the world's largest
University-held collection of motion pictures and broadcast
programming, the Archive has a unique responsibility to a culture
increasingly shaped by these media."
National Film and Television Archive
"bfi Collections (which
includes the National Film and Television Archive) is the largest
collection of films and television titles in Europe."
in Cinema: A Reference Guide
Guild of America
WGA represents writers in the motion picture, broadcast, cable
and new technologies industries. Guild members also write news,
animation, non-fiction and documentary programming."
Movies, Films, Festivals. A Must See!
Yahoo - Film Festivals > By Region
Library Research Guide for Film Studies
introductory guide to conducting research in Film Studies at Yale
University. It includes information about reference materials,
internet sites and other special resources."