A guide to film websites


Canadian film *

Film Studies Association of Canada
Association canadienne des études cinématographiques.

The Canadian Movie Database – Northern Stars
Directors, screenwriters, actors.

Canadian film directors.
A list from Wikipedia.

Internet Movie Database of Canadian films.

National Film Board of Canada

National Library of Canada Film and Television Archives

Careers *

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/ video studios and television stations.

Children’s film *

See: Children’s film

Chinese film

See: Chinese Film

Cinemas *

Cinema/theatre chains around the world.
Open Directory Project

Europa Cinemas
Cinemas network promoting European cinemas which promote European films.

Theaters and cinemas, a web directory.
The Open Directory Project

United States indoor cinemas, by state.
Open Directory Project

World indoor cinemas, by country. Open Directory Project


See also: Cinematography

Academy Awards for cinematography.

Ask a Cinematographer,
a weekly column by Oliver StapletonS. IMDB

Comedy *

Channel 4: 50 Greatest Comedy Films

Comedy Films
An introductory article and overview with links to famous comedy films and directors.

Comedy films
A web directory of comedy film titles from The Open Directory Project.

The World of Comedy International Film Festival

Internet Movie Database of comedy films.

Open Directory Project directory of comedy film websites.

Silent comedy film, Wikipedia entry.

Wikipedia entry on comedy film.

Criticism and film theory

See: Film criticism and theory

CinemaSpace, Berkeley University, California. 
Devoted to all aspects of cinema and new media; the primary link for resources from the UC Berkeley Film Studies Program.

An ezine for media theory, criticism and culture. Reviews and essays.

Czech film *

See: Czech Cinema

Cyber Film School
Information on how to make your own film. Reviews, articles, technical articles, technical help, discussion boards.


Danish film *

Danish film

Digital film

See also:  Short Film

405 The Movie

inetfilm. Internet film community. Independent free film.

Shockwave digital films. Dvolver
Create a movie and send it to a friend.

Directors *

Directors by name. A web directory of famous film directors. 

American film directors. Classic American film directors.
Frank Capra, Cecil B. de Mille, John Ford, Howard Hawks, Otto Preminger, Robert Wise, Fred Zimmeman.

Internet Movie Database
Search the database by name.

Directories *

Cinemedia. Major film and media web directory.

Internet Movie Database

La-La Land Library
A directory of the best film and television information resources on the web.

Doha Film Institute
Qatar’s first international organisation dedicated to film financing, production,education and the annual Doha Tribeca Film Festival.

Dutch cinema *

EYE Filminstitut Netherlands, Amsterdam