Cinema websites

Cinema websites, a comprehensive directory


Quotes about the films.

Quotes. Movie


Restoration and conservation of films

Reviews/Film Reviews

See: Film journals


Russian cinema

See: Russian Cinema

Film directors.
Russian and Soviet film directors and films, a DVD database from Ruscico (The Russian Cinema Council.

Film directors.
Kinoeye resources on Russian film.

Gorky Film Studio


Scenes. Great or favourite scenes from the films.
Script  extracts, summaries, pictures. From

Schools *

See also: Film schools and workshops

American Film Institute
Dedicated to identifying and training the next generation of film makers. Guide to workshops and schedule of exhibitions.

Lights Film School, New York
Enrol in their online film school and learn how to create your own independent productions.

London Film Academy

The London Film School

The New York Film Academy

Scores, film soundtracks, film composers, film music, classical music on film

See: Film Scores,
the UK’s most comprehensive film soundtrack database.

Screenwriting, screenwriters, scripts

See: Screenwriting, Screenplays

Breaking into Screenwriting. 

Script marketing advice.
The Screenwriter’s Web. An insider’s guide to the latest tips and tools for screenwriters.

BBC Writers Room

Set design *

The British Film Designers Guild

Wikipedia entry on scenic design.

Wikipedia entry on production design.

Ken Adam, Wikipedia entry.

Short films, short film festivals, short film directors.

See: Short Film

Silent films

See: Silent Film

Bright Lights Film Journal section on silent films.

Early Cinema
An introduction to the first decade of motion pictures and the developments which help shape cinema as we know it today.

Sound *

See also: Film scores, soundtracks
Movie Sounds forums and Movie Discussions

History of Film Sound

Internet Movie Databas
Sound recordists, sound recording and effects awards.

A learning space dedicated to the art of film sound design.

Sound film Wikipedia entry.

South American cinema *

South American cinema,
Wikipedia entries.

Latin American Film Blog
Reviews, marketing, distribution and film  festivals.

Latin American / Latino-American Film Directors. C.O.D. Library

Spanish cinema *

Estrenos de Cine,
a Spanish film database and magazine.

a film journal and film database.

Films of Spain. IMDB

Spanish language films.
A guide from

Spanish film directors.
A list from Wikipedia.

Pedro Almodóvar
Wikipedia entry

Pedro Almodóvar

Swedish cinema *

See: Swedish Cinema


Taiwanese cinema *

Cinema of Taiwan
Wikipedia entry on Taiwanese cinema.

Taiwanese Film Archive 

Terms *

A glossary of film terms.

Trailers. Movie/film trailers.
From Movie-List.(some classic film clips included).

Training, careers, jobs in the media

See also: Film schools and workshops

Film & TV Connection,
an established entertainment industry school where students train for careers in the film, TV and video  fields. Do You Want to Work in the Film and Television Industry? Film & TV Connection provides on-the-job training in major film and video studios and television stations.


Underground film *

Underground film, expérimental film, short film

Underground Film
Films, discussion, screenplays, submit. Distributor of independent films on the internet. 


Video arts *

Video art, video artists, multimedia, new media.

Women and film *

Women in Cinema,
a reference guide from The University of Virginia. Bibliographies and Guides, Anthologies and Collections, Biographical Sources, Reviews and Filmographies

Women in Film, Los Angeles.

Women in Film and Video
Women in Film & Video (WIFV) of Washington, DC is a nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing professional development and achievement for women working in all areas of film, video, multimedia, and related disciplines.

Women Make Movies
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.

Women’s Studies database of Film reviews.
University of Maryland.

Writers’ resources from  Writer’s Write.
Includes a screenwriting section.

Workshops in film, film schools *

See also: Film schools and workshops

American Film Institute
Dedicated to identifying and training the next generation of film makers. Guide to workshops and schedule of exhibitions.