Film production and F Guide - Resources and Review

Created in 1939, the NFB is a public agency that produces and distributes films and other audio
visual works reflecting Canada to Canadians and the rest of the world.
Aims to be a one stop shop for film and television information about Ireland.
BUFVC aims to promote the production, study and use of film and related media in British higher education and research. It was founded in 1948 as the British Universities Film Council. It runs a television recording back
up service on behalf of universities and colleges, and its AVANCE database contains thousands of records of audio-visual materials suitable for degree-level teaching.
Set of alphabetical directories holding details of authors, directors, musicians, and artists, with information about their works. Provides access to Web resources, mailing lists, message boards, and chat rooms for each entry, and offers an opportunity to purchase selected materials.
Collection of freely available movie information including plot summaries, character names, movie ratings, year of release, running times, movie trivia, quotations, goofs, soundtracks, country of production, genres, production companies, distributors, special effects companies, reference literature, and filming locations.
Keyword searchable collection of links to resources for writers, actors, and filmmakers. Categories include screenwriting, independent filmmaking, the film and TV industry, and world film.
A collection of annotated links to UK film and screenwriting resources. Includes access to a forum for discussion with screenwriters.
Movie news, previews, video guides, interviews, and games.
Reflection on British film making during the 20th century with information on the most popular 100 productions, based on the opinions of those involved in the industry. Each title is accompanied by date of release, name of director, cast members, and a brief insight into its plot and significance.
Online version of the promotional catalogue for British films, shorts and documentaries. Intended for cinema programmers, festival selectors, sales companies and for those with an interest in current productions. Synopsis, format, production company, running time, directors, producers and leading players are specified for each item.
Biographical information about the most prominent artists of the 20th Century, as voted by BBC Radio Producers. Includes writers, painters, architects, film
makers, designers, sculptors, and poets.
Collection of animated films created with several techniques, including clay, puppet, and pen drawings. Selections demonstrate the connections between newspaper comic strips and early animated films and also offer a glimpse into the social attitudes of the period. Available in RealPlayer, MPEG, and Quicktime formats, the films are searchable by keyword or browsable by title or subject.
Information about the first decade of cinema. Provides details of pioneers including the Lumiere brothers who developed the Cinematographe which led to the opening of the first 'Cinematographe theatres', later to became known as 'cinemas'. Various technologies such as the Zoetrope, Praxinoscope, and the Vitascope are also described.
News magazine covering the entertainment and media worlds, with film and television production listings, music news, and international news.
Organisation which exists to promote greater understanding and appreciation of, and access to, film and moving image culture in the UK. Features information on exhibitions, collections, production and education, and describes the Museum of the Moving Image and the National Film and Television Archive.
QuickTime software allows playing and editing digital video, making use of Panoramas which provide 360 degree views and Objects which create a view from outside an image. Multiple panoramas and objects can be combined into Scenes. Software is freely available for use with Macintosh or Windows platforms.
Digital film archive, news and events, exhibitions, awards and educational materials about films and the film industry.
Searchable reference guide to film, television, and video festivals throughout the world. Deadlines for entries, categories, requirements, awards, fees, and location details are given for each event.
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