Film and film-making: a guide to cinema websites

Cinema online; film by country, the film industry, film-makers, online films; a comprehensive list of websites


Movie News, Upcoming Films, Reviews, Film-Making Blogs

Ain’t It Cool News
The latest in movie information from Hollywood. is an exclusive site for latest and trending Bollywood news, gossips, celebrity interviews and almost everything you are looking for in the Indian Film industry.

Channel 4 Film
Independent UK cinema subscription channel.

The latest cinematic happenings.

Cinema Confidential
Reviews, gossip, interviews, rumors, news, and contests.

Cinema Eye
Movie news, reviews, trailers, with a focus on independent and low-budget films.
Film portal. Showtimes, news, trailers, image galleries, film festivals, film schools.

E-Online: Reviews
News, reviews, and information about recently released and upcoming films.

Film Unlimited
News, reviews, gossip, full UK listings from the Guardian and Observer.

A Movie Analysis, Question, Answer, and Ending Explanation Site

Academy awards

Academy Award recipients.
A directory from The Open Directory Project.

Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, official site.

Actors, Talent Search, Casting and Actors Agencies See:

Film Acting

African cinema

African Cinema Resources on the Web

African film. Film from Africa and the African diaspora.

Films and Videos on Africa

Pan African Film and Arts Festival

Nollywood/ Nigerian movies/ films resources online

Watch Nigerian Movies Online,

List of Nigerian films. Wikipedia

Africa Movie Academy Awards
(AMAA): is an award event in Nigeria, which rewards excellent film making in the African film industry.

AMAA website.

American cinema

See also the alphabetical index.

American Cinematheque
A cultural arts organization which programs year-round specialty films at the landmark 1922 Egyptian Theatre on Hollywood Boulevard. Bringing unique film experiences (and opportunities to meet the filmmakers who created them) to Southern California audiences and visitors to Los Angeles.

American film classics. From Reel Classics.
Information on classic American films and film makers.

American Film Institute. American films, cinematography.

Greatest Films
Specializing in Classic Hollywood/ American films: film reference material of all kinds, complete Academy Awards (Oscars) history and detailed film history by decade.

The New York Film Academy
Designed for the new generation of filmmakers who share a common passion and want to learn by making their own films immediately in a hands-on intensive program. An international institute with schools in such places as New York, Universal Studios, California, Boston, Chicago, Miami, London, Paris,Tokyo and soon in Mexico.


See: Animation, a website directory


See: Film archives, a directory.

FIAF. The International Federation of Film Archives (FIAF)
brings together institutions dedicated to rescuing films both as cultural heritage and as historical documents. La Federation Internationale des Archives du Film. La Federacion Internacional de Archivos Filmicos. Actors, Talent Search, Casting and Actors Agencies


See: Film Acting, a guide to websites.

Argentine cinema

A list of Argentine films, from Wikipedia.

Buenos Aires Blues: Five Must-See Argentine Films

Argentinian Film Critics Awards (IMDB)

Five faces of contemporary Argentine cinema.

Argentine Film Festival London

Buenos Aires International Festival of Independent Cinema
BAFICI was born in 1999 and has  grown to become  renowned as an essential means of promotion for independent film production, where the most innovative, risk-taking and committed films can be shown.

Asian cinema

Chinese cinema

Japanese cinema

Asian Academy Of Film & Television (AAFT)
A Pioneer in Film & Television Training in India. They offer courses specifically designed to provide education to aspirants of a full time career in the field of film and television.

Asian Film Connections
The Asian Film Connections seeks to create a deeper awareness and understanding of Asian cinema by providing immediate and comprehensive information about films from Asia, especially the cinemas of China, India, Japan, Korea, and Taiwan.

Asian Film Foundation
A community where everyone can share and participate in the rich film landscapes of China, Japan, India, Hong Kong and all the countries of that region.

Cinemawork, Japan


Toronto Asian Film Festival

Australian and New Zealand cinema

See also: Australian Film and New Zealand Film

Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI).

Australian Children’s Film & Television Foundation

Australian Film – an annotated bibliography.

Screen Australia
Screen Australia is the Federal Government’s primary agency for supporting Australian screen production.

Australian Film Institute

Austrian cinema

List of Austrian films from Wikipedia.

Austrian film, Internet Movie Database

Austrian Film Museum

Austrian Independent Film and Video Database

Vienna International Film Festival (Viennale)

Cinema of Austria Facebook

Filmarchiv Austria

Der Austerreichische Film

Offscreen, a blog for Austrian films.

Viennale: Internationales Filmfestival

Ãusterreichisches Filminstitut


See: Film awards


Belgian cinema

Belgian films, a list from Wikipedia.

Belgian film directors, a list from Wikipedia.

Belgian film, Internet Movie Database

The Belgium Film Industry Flanders Image, a website on the Flemish film industry.


BBC film webpages. Reviews and news.


See: Film Blogs and Journals


Bollywood. Indian Film, a guide to websites.

Brazilian cinema

Cinema of Brazil. Wikipedia entry.

The international fantastic film festival. Festival Internacional de Cinema Fantástico de Porto Alegre

Brazilian film history, a brief introduction. Off Screen

CINEMA BRASI. Instituto Cultural Cinema Brasil, Brazilian Movies database (Portuguese, English and French).

Cinemateca Brasileira (Portuguese)

Vera Cruzc website.

British cinema

See: British Cinema

British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA).

British Film Institute
Includes British film links and resources.

Broadband films

See: Broadband film  See also: Short films and Internet films