Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences: Collections
interviews of Hollywood life, from costume designers to film editors to screenwriters.
AFI catalog: American Film Institute catalog
currently covers the years 1893-1974 comprehensively, with additional records covering selected major films from 1975 onwards.
Asian film online
an online streaming video collection of more than 1,000 narrative feature films, documentaries, and shorts. The works explore a wide variety of cinematic styles and techniques relevant to the study of film, literature, and the visual and performing arts.
Chambers Film Factfinder
a collection of useful and often fascinating information on many aspects of film, from the early days of silent cinema to the twenty-first century.
Film index international
Provides in-depth indexing of films from the first silent movies to the latest blockbusters and biographical information for film personalities. It also includes coverage of international film awards and prizes as well as searchable plot summaries and full cast and crew lists. Based on the Summary of film and television database maintained by the British Film Institute.
International Dictionary of Films and Filmmakers (online)
The New Biographical Dictionary of Film. / David Thomson. Ref. PN1998.2 .T49 2002
UCLA Film & Television Archive
Blockbusters: a Reference Guide to Film Genres. PN1995 .G663 2006
Encyclopedia of Film Themes, Settings, and Series . Oversize: PN1993.5.A1 S555 2002
Filmmakers Library Online (streaming video of award-winning documentaries)