Research

Categories in History and Styles

  • Communications Studies Resources: Political Ads  
    A list of online articles and resources about political advertisements.
  • Confessions of an Aca-Fan: The Official Weblog of Henry Jenkins  
    The official blog of Henry Jenkins features frequently updated writings on new media and fan participation.
  • Continuum   Peer Reviewed
    This website makes available almost the entire first eight volumes of the Australian cinema and media journal Continuum. Each issue is organized around a common theme and each features a number of articles, reviews, and forums.
  • Critical Studies in Television   Peer Reviewed
    Published biannually, CST examines the production, reception, and aesthetics of television fiction, past and present. Abstracts are available for all articles from current and past issues, and the site has an excellent resources section linking to further reading on television studies.
  • Criticine  
    Published between 2005 and 2007, Criticine was an online publication dedicated to Southeast Asian cinema, edited by Alexis A. Tioseco.
  • Dadabase: The Museum of Modern Art Library   Peer Reviewed
    Search the physical holdings of the Museum of Modern Art in New York, including all items from the museum library, archive, and study centers.
  • DEFA Film Library  
    The DEFA Film Library, at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst, is the only film archive outside of Europe specializing in the films of East Germany. The library makes films from East Germany available in the United States either for purchase or rental.
  • Digital Games Research Association (DIGRA) Digital Library  
    Full-text archive of presentations given at the leading academic conferences and seminars related to digital games.
  • 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 Meme  
    As the only distributor of multilingual DVDs of early Japanese cinema, Digital Meme is an invaluable resource. In addition to making these films available to educators through DVD sales, Digital Meme also offers a film rental service.
  • 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.
  • Directory of Corporate Archives in the U.S.  
    An index of corporate archives that lists each archive's location, archivist, and contact information. A good source for business information in areas ranging from technology to industry history.
  • Documentary Box  
    Documentary Box was a journal devoted to covering recent trends in making and thinking about documentaries. Twenty-eight issues were published from September 1992 to October 2007. Most articles are available online.
  • Documentary Films .NET  
    A searchable database of documentary films that also provides an extensive list of online resources for documentary filmmaking and distribution.
  • Documentary is never neutral  
    This online resource for political documentary makers features essays, interviews, articles, a list of organizations and people involved in community and grassroots media, and lists of online and "real world" resources.
  • 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.
  • Early Television Foundation  
    Online home of the Early Television Foundation and Museum, based in Hillard, Ohio.
  • Early Visual Media: A Pictorial Media Archeology  
    This excellent resource consists of many different online exhibitions concerned with all kinds of visual media, beginning with pre-cinematic visual technology and amusements, through early television. In addition to the text, each exhibit features many unique illustrations and photographs.
  • East and Southeast Asia: An Annotated Directory of Internet Resources  
    A guide to online resources on various countries and regions of Asia. Most sections feature subsections devoted to film and media.