Ultimate Film Studies Guide
From Cecil B. DeMille’s grand epics to James Cameron’s blockbusters, films have been a major form of entertainment for many years. For film students, films are not just purely for entertainment, they are to be studied. Nowadays, there are many schools around the world that offer film studies but people can actually start learning more about films on the Internet. Here’s the ultimate film studies guide.
- Film Research: A great collection of links on film research.
- Black Film Research: Online page for research into black films from years ago.
- USCD Film Research Resources: Page with resources for studying film research.
- Film Studies Research Guide: Excellent research guide by Yale University Library.
- UK Film Council: Resource center with statistics and information on film-related topics.
- Wisconsin Center for Film and Theater Research: Homepage for a center that studies films affiliated with the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
- Film Study Center: The film study center of the University of Chicago.
- Harvard Study Center: Official site of the film study center located at Harvard University.
- Wesleyan Center: Homepage for the Wesleyan Study Center.
- Yale Film Study Center: The film study center run by Yale University.
- Berkeley Study Center: The research center at UC Berkeley.
- Columbia Film Studies Center: Film study center at Columbia.
- University of Southern California Center: Home site for the film studies center run by the USC.
- University of Colorado Center: The film studies department at the University of Colorado.
- Edinburgh Center: The Edinburgh University film studies center.
- Film Studies: Media Theory and Media Studies at The New School.
- Sundance Film Festival: One of the world’s most prestigious film festivals.
- Los Angeles Film Fest: Website for the smaller Los Angeles Film Festival.
- Phoenix Fear Farm Film Festival: Arizona film festival that focuses on horror movies.
- Tribeca Film Festival: One of the best known film festivals.
- Telluride Film Festival: A respected film festival that takes place in Colorado.
- Santa Barbara International Film Festival: Page for the Santa Barbara International Film Festival.
- Human Rights Film Festival: Site for a festival by a humans rights organization.
- Wisconsin Film Festival: Homepage for a festival held in Madison, Wisconsin every year.
- Palm Springs International Film Festival: A film festival held in Palm Springs, California.
- VA Film Festival: The film festival of the University of Virginia.
- Ann Arbor Film Festival: A small festival held in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
- Berlinale: Possibly the largest film festival in the world.
- Cannes International Film Festival: A most prestigious film festival.
- Unified Film Organization: Its official website.
- Asian Film Foundation: A film organization dedicated to Asian cinema.
- Undergraduate Film Organization Charter: An organization for undergraduate film students at Princeton.
- University Film Organization: An organization for film lovers at the University of Oregon.
- Houston Film: A place for innovative film makers.
- Padnos International Center: An organization for international film makers.
- Student Film Organization: The film organization at Penn State University.
Screenwriting and Scripts
- Screenwriting: Great resource page on screenwriting.
- Screenwriting Tips: Good tips for aspiring screenwriters.
- Nicholl Fellowship: The screenwriting competition organized by the Academy Awards.
- Psycho: The script of Alfred Hitchcock’s classic film.
- Film Script Index: A collection on film scripts at the New York State Archives.