Guides on various topics in media studies, listing key writings in books, periodicals and newspapers, together with brief annotations. Title list includes:
- Auteur Theory/Auteurs (updated 2008)
- Stardom (2007)
- Popular Music in Film & TV (2007)
- Shakespeare (updated 2007)
- James Bond (2006)
- Adaptations, Heritage Film & Costume Drama (updated 2006)
- Sitcom (2004)
- Tarantino (updated 2004)
- Remakes (2004)
- Experimental Film (2004)
- Strong Women II (2003)
- Soap Operas (2003)
- Horror (2003)
- 1990s British Cinema (2003)
- Strong Women (2003)
- TV Sci-Fi (2002)
- Iranian Cinema (2002)
- Gangsters (2002)
- Docusoaps and Reality TV (2001)
- ImagineAsia: South Asian Film & Television (2001)
- 1990s European Cinema (2001)
- Black British Film and Television 2001)
- Animation (2000)
- 60s British Cinema (2000)
- Marketing (2000)
- Censorship (1999)
- War Films (1999)
- Modern Noir (1999)
Brief histories of the national cinemas of 19 different countries worldwide written by experts. Includes an extensive bibliography of sources. Edited by Gorham Anders Kindem.
Provides indexing for over 8,000 scholarly journals, industry periodicals, general interest magazines and newspapers, with full text articles included for over 4,200 of them. Also includes podcasts and transcripts from NPR, CNN, and the CBC.
American Film Scripts Online (AFSO) includes more than 1,000 scripts and over 100,000 scenes of life as portrayed in the movies from studios such as Warner Bros., Sony, RKO and MGM.In addition, the database includes over 430 original images of previously unpublished screenplays. Also included are detailed, fielded information on the scenes, characters and people related to the scripts.
AFSO presents scripts in the conventional screenplay format wherever it exists in the original. Users also will now see longer sections of each script for viewing and printing, links from search results directly to a specific scene, and other enhancements, including hundreds of screenplays availble in .pdf format.
This collection provides a detailed view of American feature films produced during the last century, compiled by specialist researchers at the AFI. Includes full production and cast information as well as extensive plot summaries, notes, and citations to reviews and articles in industry periodicals. Documents 45,000 American films from 1893-1950 and 1961-1970. More than 17,500 entries cover the early years of American film from 1893 to 1910.