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Databases by Subject: Media Arts/Film
Find production credits, director, cast, plot summary, genre for American feature films produced from 1900 to 1970.
Find film scripts, screenwriters, producers, directors from selected American feature films from 1903.
Find primary sources on film history, film and entertainment industries, vaudeville, silent movies, film, music, broadcasting and theater.
Find film plot summaries, cast and crew lists, personality biographies and film awards.
Film Indexes Online provides detailed information on motion pictures (production information and citations to reviews and critical articles) and cinema workers.
The Film Literature Index (FLI) is an index of popular and scholarly articles on film and television, film reviews, and book reviews published between 1976-2001.
Find bibliographic citations to academic and popular film journals and articles.
Provides indexing and abstracts for more than 270 international periodicals covering a broad spectrum of the arts and entertainment industry, including theater, musical theater, dance, opera, film, and television. Coverage: 1998-present.
The Media Education Foundation video collection includes over 130 streaming documentary films about the social, political, and cultural impact of American mass media, especially in relation to gender, race, class, health, and consumerism.
Find articles, books, and conference proceedings in communication, journalism, media, film and television, and more.
Database of citations to journal articles, books and dissertations from the 1920s. International coverage in the disciplines of literature, language and linguistics literary theory and criticism.
Searchable archive of abstracts of evening news broadcasts from ABC, CBS, NBC, and CNN, as well as special news reports, such as ABC's Nightline, selected coverage from PBS and FOX News, political conventions, Presidential press conferences, State of the Union Addresses, political campaign coverage, and national and international events. Also includes online streaming video access to CNN programs from 1998-present.