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  • 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.
  • Electronic Arts Intermix  
    The catalog of the Electronic Arts Intermix (EAI) includes a synopsis and still for each film or video available in the physical archive in New York City, as well as bibliographies and links for each artist. The site also contains the EAI Archives Online, a work-in-progress that charts the history of the EAI from the late 1960s, and an extensive resource guide for exhibiting, collecting, and preserving media art.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • เครดิต ฟรี 500 ถอน ได้Europa Film Treasures  
    Europa Film Treasures is an online film catalogue created by a consortium of European film archives. It offers free access, via streaming, to more than 400 films presented with extensive historical notes in five languages, and categorized by time period, country of origin, and genre.
  • เครดิต ฟรี 500 ถอน ได้European Film Academy  
    The website for the European Film Academy, which unites more than 2,000 European film professionals with the common aim of promoting European film culture, features updates on its activities (including conferences and master classes) and on the annual European Film Awards.
  • 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).
  • Experimental Cinema  
    This resource devoted to experimental and underground film offers news, articles, photos, online videos, a bibliography-filmography, a calendar, and an open space for discussion that allows members to add content to the site.
  • Experimental Television Center  
    The website for the Experimental Television Center in Owego, New York, provides basic information on the Center's founding and history, as well as information on grants and residencies. Another resource is the ETC's Video History Project, which aims to document and research video art and community television in urban as well as rural communities across the United States.
  • Eyes of a Generation  
    This "virtual museum" created by Bobby Ellerbee and J.R. Smith includes photographs of TV cameras and broadcast equipment from private collections, technical information, historical background, and discussion forums.
  • 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.
  • Fifty Years of Coca-Cola Television Advertisements  
    This online exhibit features a 50-year retrospective of Coca-Cola television advertising. Users can view the advertisements and read about the history of television advertising in general and the marketing of Coca-Cola in particular. The site also offers a bibliography and a guide to the collection at the Library of Congress.
  • Film & History   Paid Subscription Required Peer Reviewed
    Film & History is a peer-reviewed interdisciplinary journal that studies the exchanges between film and history. The journal is affiliated with the American Historical Association and operates under the direction of the Center for the Study of Film and History.
  • Film and Sound Online   Paid Subscription Required
    Film and Sound Online is a set of collections of film, video, and sound material, available for download. Accessible to students and researchers at British universities.
  • Film Archives Online  
    Search the moving image collections of five European film archives: the Deutsche Filminstitut, the British Film Institute, the Cineteca di Bologna, the DEFA-Foundation, and the Narodni Filmovy Archiv Prague (NFA). Many entries feature detailed synopses from the sponsoring institutions.
  • Film Literature Index   Paid Subscription Required Peer Reviewed
    An index of scholarly film periodicals.
  • เครดิต ฟรี 500 ถอน ได้Film Noir Pathfinder  
    An extensive bibliography of scholarly monographs and anthologies on film noir. The site links up with the University of North Carolina library, and the bibliography includes Library of Congress call numbers for each book.
  • Films From the Home Front  
    An online exhibit of moving images from WWII Britain. Published by Moving History UK.