Research

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  • Aaron Copland Collection, Library of Congress  
    The Aaron Copland Collection at the Library of Congress offers users electronic access to hundreds of photographs, correspondences, music, and writing.
  • American Composers Orchestra - David Raksin Remembers His Colleagues  
    This website features David Raskin's reminiscences of other film composers from Hollywood's classical era.
  • American Society of Cinematographers  
    The website for the American Society of Cinematographers features news updates, limited access to the Society's publication American Cinematographer, and tutorials for amateur and novice filmmakers.
  • BECTU Oral History Project   Paid Subscription Required
    The Broadcasting Entertainment Cinematograph and Theatre Union (BECTU) represents personnel working within the British film industry and related fields. Since 1986, the BECTU History Project has compiled over 500 recorded interviews with veterans of the industry discussing their careers. Subjects range from well-known directors and producers to less famous crew and personnel.
  • Bernard Herrmann Estate  
    The Bernard Herrmann estate provides information on the famed composer as well as information on upcoming performances of his work. In addition, finding aids are provided to the Bernard Herrmann papers at the University of California, Santa Barbara.
  • BFI Features: Olga Lehman Gallery  
    Information about production designer Olga Lehman from the British Film Institute, with photos of her work and conceptual sketches for costumes and sets.
  • Big Cartoon Database  
    This database allows users to search for information on animated media by character, title, studio, and crew.
  • Center for Visual Music  
    The Center for Visual Music is a nonprofit film archive dedicated to visual music, experimental animation, and avant-garde media. Its website offers an online library, an official research page for filmmaker/painter Oskar Fischinger, information about traveling curated film programs and membership, an online store, and galleries.
  • เครดิต ฟรี 500 ถอน ได้Digital 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Entertaining 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.
  • 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.
  • Fleischer Popeye Tribute  
    This website is dedicated to the history of Popeye animated shorts produced by Fleischer Studios in the 1930s. Here users can find an overview of Popeye's history, as well as information on Fleischer's stereoptical animation, stills from the cartoons, and a collection of Fleischer-era posters.
  • Franz Waxman - Official Site  
    The official website of composer Franz Waxman features a biography, audio clips, a filmography and discography, and a finding aid to the Franz Waxman Papers at Syracuse University.
  • Halcyon Days: Interviews with Classic Game Designers  
    A collection of interviews with videogame designers from the 1980s and 1990s. Published by James Hague.
  • International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees   Paid Subscription Required
    IATSE represents craftspeople in the theatrical, motion picture, and television industries. The website provides basic information about the union and its history.
  • Max Fleischer on the Internet Archive  
    Users can download and view well over fifty of Max Fleischer's animated shorts from the Internet Archive.
  • RILM Abstracts of Music Literature   Paid Subscription Required Peer Reviewed
    More than 400,000 records offering bibliographic information on music-related publications, including books, periodicals, dissertations, critical companions, and more.