Film Student Resources: Selected Academic Film Books And Websites
Books In Brief
Film Studies Resources List
Recommended Film Studies Websites
Alt Film Guide
Liberal, sometimes contrarian and even politically incorrect take on film.
The film section of a website dedicated to a highbrow examination of the world.
A passionate commitment to everything relating to early cinema.
Online companion to the famous film journal.
British Film Institute
A charitable organisation dedicated to promoting and preserving films in the United Kingdom.
British Board of Film Classification
Student guides and case studies are just some of the offerings from a website that tells you why certain cuts were made to films before release.
Film Literature Index
An organisation that annually indexes 150 film periodicals from 30 countries, ranging from scholarly to popular.
Film website with a focus on sound design.
The first film critic to win a Pulitzer Prize for criticism, Roger Ebert’s views on movies are often not only humorous, but frequently insightful. It is highly recommended that you look up what Roger had to say about any film you’re researching.
Senses of Cinema
One of the few high-quality online film journals.
An excellent guide to practical film-making techniques.
They Shoot Pictures, Don’t They?
Excellent online film journal with an emphasis on directors.
Recommended Film Theory & History Books