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  • Dave Kehr  
    This is the blog of the American film critic Dave Kehr, author of When Movies Mattered and contributor to the Chicago Tribune, the Chicago Reader, and the New York Times.
  • เครดิต ฟรี 500 ถอน ได้David Bordwell's Website on Cinema  
    David Bordwell's website on cinema is regularly updated with new essays on film form and criticism. The website also contains complete articles published previously in journals and anthologies.
  • DavidLean.com Bibliography  
    An online bibliography about director David Lean, based on the book David Lean: A Guide to References and Resources, by Louis Castelli. The "Writings" section is a bibliography, which even includes a few resources available online; the "Archives" section lists Lean-related materials available in many archives.
  • De Palma a la Mod  
    An unofficial Brian De Palma website, maintained by fans. A comprehensive list links to news articles and reviews from reputable sources. Recent articles can be found on the blog.
  • Digital Media FX  
    Digital Media FX is an online publication for animators, visual effects technicians, and video game designers. The website's archives holds a number of interviews with animators and technicians, as well as many articles on practical issues regarding animation alongside examinations of earlier animation technology.
  • Digital Snow  
    The 2002 DVD-Rom Digital Snow showcases Michael Snow's body of work and has garnered several prizes. The Daniel Langlois Foundation, with permission from Michael Snow and Anarchive, adapted the DVD-Rom for this site. It features texts, drawings, and notes by the artist; texts on the artist; 2-D and 3-D animations and simulations; audio recordings: sound works and improvised music by Michael Snow and the group CCMC; film excerpts; photo reproductions of his work; bibliographies and directories; and a searchable database.
  • Dimitri Tiomkin - The Official Web Site  
    The official website of Dimitri Tiomkin features a biography of the composer, audio clips of his compositions, personal and promotional photographs, and a searchable catalogue to the Dimitri Tiomkin Collection at the University of Southern California.
  • Directors Guild of America   Paid Subscription Required
    Although most of the information here can only be accessed by DGA members, non-registered visitors can access current and back issues of the DGA Weekly and the DGA Monthly. The multimedia section also features accessible streaming video from the members-only DGA Visual History Program.
  • Don Markstein's Toonopedia  
    This fan-produced database provides information on all aspects of animation in television and film. User can find a variety of information on shows, characters, animators, and designers.
  • Eadweard Muybridge: Defining Modernities  
    This website, the result of a collaboration between Kingston University and Kingston Museum in the UK, aims to provide a definitive research resource on photographer Eadweard Muybridge. The website features information about all known physical collections of Muybridge's work housed in cultural organizations around the world; selected collections of rare books published by Muybridge during his lifetime; a portfolio; and a comparative timelines page.
  • Edison Papers  
    View scanned images of Edison's original papers, including his personal notes, correspondence, and more. Includes information on the invention of the kinetoscope and other moving image technology, as well as Edison's business records. Search the archive by author, title, or folder.
  • เครดิต ฟรี 500 ถอน ได้Entertaining America: Jews, Movies, and Broadcasting  
    An online exhibit documenting the relationship of Jews to film and television, including information on Jewish actors, directors, writers, businessmen, studio tycoons, and more. The exhibit covers specific works (Seinfeld, Your Show of Shows) and events (McCarthyism, the Holocaust) spanning from the invention of cinema to today.
  • Ernie Gehr on the Web   Peer Reviewed
    Film critic Fred Camper's list of links to articles about experimental filmmaker Ernie Gehr, including Camper's own writing. Many of these articles are from peer-reviewed journals, but there are a few links to blogs and personal sites.
  • Ernst Lubitsch Bibliography  
    A bibliography on the filmmaker. The main site is maintained by a fan and has some general information, most of which is transcribed directly from non-academic sources.
  • Euro Screenwriters: Interviews with European Film Directors  
    A website for aspiring screenwriters hosts this section of interviews with famous directors. The interviews are culled from various resources. The film clips section has video interviews and other material, including trailers edited by Jean-Luc Godard.
  • European Foundation of Joris Ivens  
    An authoritative site run by an independent foundation dedicated to spreading the work of Danish filmmaker Joris Ivens. Features a filmography and bibliography, and users can also search for items in the collection (located in the foundation's physical archive in Denmark).
  • F.W. Murnau Siftung Archive  
    Search the contents of the physical archive in Germany. Only a few entries are available in English--most are in German.
  • Fassbinder Foundation  
    This resource on the director features a searchable filmography, an annotated bibliography of Fassbinder's writings, and a print bibliography that links to Amazon.
  • Film and Television Music Archive  
    The website for UCLA's Film and Television Music Archive, which includes a catalog entry and a finding aid for each collection. The items are available at the physical archive in Los Angeles.
  • Film Indexes Online   Paid Subscription Required
    Find cast and crew information, synopses, and bibliographies about film.