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Film Resources Site List

The following are subject-oriented Web sites. These sites are good starting points for exploring Film resources on the Internet.

  • Cinema: How Are Hollywood Films Made
    An overview of the components of movie-making including screenwriting, directing, producing, acting, and editing.
  • Daily Script
    A collection of screenplays for a number of mainstream films, listed in alphabetical order.
  • Ebert Presents At The Movies
    A collection of film reviews and commentary on the state of cinema
  • Fine Cut Films
    Instruction on writing, shooting and editing for film and television as well as information on interview skills and television production
  • Hollywood Online
    A fan-friendly site that connects movie fans through hundreds of fan sites, timely news headlines, quirky top 10 lists, crazy photo galleries, countless star interviews, the latest movie clips and trailers.
  • Internet Movie Database
    A searchable, comprehensive movie database containing information on individual films, actors, directors, composers, and genres.
  • Internet Moving Images Archive
    An internet library containing thousands of digital movies uploaded by Archive users which range from classic full-length films, to daily alternative news broadcasts, to cartoons and concerts. Many of these videos are available for free download.
  • Movie Times
    Provides weekly motion picture box office information and the highest grossing movies of all time.
    Site of film critic Roger Ebert. Includes movie and DVD reviews, interviews, essays, a film festival archive, and more.

Film Resources Subject Directories

These Internet resource directories are useful for exploring a subject to find out what's available on the Internet. Be sure to carefully evaluate what you find.

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    These books and more can be found at the Southwestern College Library.

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    Looking at Movies: an Introduction to Film - Richard Meran Barsam
    Call Number: PN1994 B313 2010 X101
    ISBN: 9780393932799
    Publication Date: 2010

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    The Great Movies III - Roger Ebert
    Call Number: PN1994 .E2323 2010
    ISBN: 9780226182087
    Publication Date: 2010


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