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The Moving Image Source Research Guide is a gateway to the best online resources related to film, television, and digital media.

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  • Canadian Film Encyclopedia  
    An online reference project from the Film Reference Library, a leading educator and research and information resource for Canadian film. Currently, the Canadian Film Encyclopedia includes over 750 film title, biographical, and subject entries, covering some of Canada's foremost historical and modern films and filmmakers. The CFE also includes original writing from Canadian film critics, professionals, academics, and theorists as well as a bibliography section featuring key print and electronic resources on Canadian film.
  • เครดิต ฟรี 500 ถอน ได้Canadian Journal of Film Studies   Peer Reviewed
    The Canadian Journal of Film Studies / Revue Canadienne d¡¯¨¦tudes cin¨¦matographiques is an academic peer-reviewed film journal that is published bi-annually. It launched in 1990, and the complete archive is available online for PDF download.
  • 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.
  • Chaplin: A Life  
    A website on the life of Charlie Chaplin by Stephen Weissman, a psychiatrist and psychoanalyst. The site features a collection of 40 photo essays about the actor with pictures and videos, as well as a news and blog page.
  • Charles Urban  
    A site about the British motion picture technology pioneer, who created the early colorization technique Kinemacolor. Urban was particularly interested in making educational films. This is a well-researched site, with timelines, technological and biographical data, as well as information about Urban's contemporaries. Created by Luke McKernan, a British film historian.
  • Chicago Film Archives  
    A searchable list of what is available at the physical archive in Chicago.
  • Chinese Film, Media, and Print Cultures Bibliography   Peer Reviewed
    A comprehensive bibliography of books and articles on the cinemas and media of China by the Modern Chinese Literature and Culture Resources Center. Most of these resources are in English, although some are in Chinese.
  • Chinese Movie Database  
    A multilingual search engine covering the entirety of Chinese film history. The website also features an assortment of film posters, the earliest of which date back to the 1970s.
  • Chinese Taipei Film Archive  
    The bilingual website for the Chinese Taipei Film Archive primarily provides information on its film and paper collections. The website also provides information on film festivals in Taipei and Taiwan.
  • Chuck Jones  
    Official site of the Chuck Jones Studio Galleries. Most of the information is about cells and sketches available for purchase.
  • Cine Club - Cine Mexico  
    This website features a detailed timeline of Mexican cinema history and a handful of bibliographic recommendations for each entry. In Spanish.
  • Cinema / Turkish Cinema  
    This website run by Nezih Erdogan of Bilkent University collects a handful of essays (primarily by Erdogan) on the history and genres of Turkish cinema.
  • Cinema Context  
    A resource on film distribution and exhibition in the Netherlands. Cinema Context has complete-as-possible records of every screening in a major Netherlands city since 1896.
  • Cinema in Finland  
    A brief introduction to Finnish cinema, with a great bibliography.
  • Cinema Novo  
    Portuguese-language site with essays on Cinema Novo of Brazil. Features director Glauber Rocha and others, with profiles, interviews and filmographies.
  • Cinema=Godard=Cinema  
    A site with extensive links to Godard-related articles maintained by Glen W. Norton, a former Ph.D. candidate in cinema studies. A valuable resource for links and bibliographic information.
  • Cinematography Collection in the National Media Museum  
    Still images of items from the collection of the UK's National Media Museum related to cinematography and film history. Includes separate galleries for pre-cinema, early cinema, cameras, projectors, posters, makeup, special effects, and the home filmmaking industry.
  • Cineteca Nacional - Mexico  
    The official site of the national film archive of Mexico offers information about current and past exhibitions, as well as links to festivals, film websites, and other institutions in Mexico. In Spanish.
  • Classic TV History  
    This site features writing about the history of American television, with a focus on the period between 1948 through the early seventies. It includes an oral history project, behind-the-scenes articles, and a bibliography.
  • CNN Image Source  
    Search thousands of clips originally broadcast on CNN. Some clips can be streamed from their website, but others have to be ordered.