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English: Film Studies

Film Theory & Philosophy

Film Reviews

Cinefiles "contains scanned images of reviews, press kits, festival and showcase program notes, newspaper articles, and other documents from the PFA Library's extensive collection covering world cinema, past and present. Citations are available for all documents, and page images are available for documents with copyright clearance. New titles and document images are added daily."

Film Comment LTU Library Periodical shelved alphabetically by title.

Film Quarterly  LTU Library Periodical shelved alphabectially by title.


Reference Works

Film Criticism

Internet Resources

Action Cut Print  "ActionCutPrint is one of the top film directing websites for Independent Filmmakers on the Internet today featuring online movie making courses, film directing articles, film and television books and filmmaking workshops."


American Film Institute  This web site has plenty of information that would be of interest to film students. The institute provides educational opportunities for filmmakers, including the AFI Conservatory and the Directing Workshop for Women. Applications for these and other opportunities are available through the site. " is one of the top sites for new and independent filmmakers on the web. In addition to the Internet Filmmaker's FAQ, offers visitors a host of other features including: access to articles on filmmaking from a variety of sources; a second-hand equipment forum; filmmaking software downloads (shareware and commercial demos); a book store containing a broad range of filmmaking books, reviewed by; a thriving group of discussion forums; one of the most comprehensive databases of film schools on the web; events database of local and global events for filmmakers." "Film Underground came into existence because there was a real lack of quality information available about how to actually go about producing a professional creative work movie."

Guerilla Filmmaker "Our mission, when creating Guerilla Filmmaker was to build a website full of everything you'd ever need to know about being an independent filmmaker in the world today... absolutely free!"  A platform to deliver news, information and other resources to those interested in Independent Film.

Internet Movie Database  An extensive database of motion pictures and television shows with production details, credits, plot summaries, and reviews (both professional and reader-submitted.) Can search by titles, names, or other details.


Internet Movie Script Database  This database provides access to the largest collection of scripts on the Web that can be read or downloaded for free. Users can search for scripts by title or genre. This site also provides links to screenwriting resources and movie reviews.

Film History

Cinematography & Editing