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Anthology Film Archives
Anthology Film Archives is an international centre for the preservation, study and exhibition of film and video with a particular focus on American independent and avant-garde cinema and its precursors found in classic European, S...
BFI - British Film Institute
The BFI (British Film Institute) promotes understanding and appreciation of Britain's rich film and television heritage and culture. Established in 1933, the BFI runs a range of activities and services. BFI Southbank (previously...
Fame & Fortune
Fame & Fortune, published by Sources, features awards, fellowships and scholarships available to Canadian journalists. For each award, information is provided about the eligibility requirements, the deadline for application...
Filmmuseum
The Filmmuseum is Holland's museum for cinematography. The museum's collection of films covers the whole of the history of cinema from the very first silent films, dating from the late 19th century, up to the latest contemporary d...
J. Paul Getty Museum
The J. Paul Getty Museum seeks to further knowledge of the visual arts and to nurture critical seeing by collecting, preserving, exhibiting and interpreting works of art of the highest quality. To fulfill its mission, the Museum c...
MoMA Museum of Modern Art
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) is an art museum located in New York City. It has been singularly important in developing and collecting modernist art, and is often identified as the most influential museum of modern art in the wo...
National Film and Sound Archive
The National Film and Sound Archive is the national audiovisual archive, playing a key role in documenting and interpreting the Australian experience and actively contributing to the development of Australia's audiovisual industry...
National Media Museum
The National Media Museum is part of the NMSI Museums Group (National Museum of Science and Industry) which also includes the Science Museum (based in London and at Wroughton in Wiltshire) and the National Railway Museum (based in...
UNESCO - United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) was founded on 16 November 1945. For this specialized United Nations agency, it is not enough to build classrooms in devastated countries or to publish ...
World Intellectual Property Organization
The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations. It is dedicated to developing a balanced and accessible international intellectual property (IP) system, which rewards creativity, ...

Sources Select Resources

Canadian Film Encyclopedia
Database
Currently, the CFE includes over 750 film title, biographical and subject entries, covering some of Canada’s foremost historical and modern films and filmmakers. The film title entries include plot su...
Documentary film
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Article
A broad category of moving pictures intended to document some aspect of reality.
Fame & Fortune Online
Website
Sources
Comprehensive listing of awards available to Canadian journalists.
Finally! Victory for Free Speech in Garcia v. Google
McSherry, Corynne
Article
2015
Electronic Frontier Foundation
Free speech must remain free; regardless of how nasty the message may be. This is a story about the peservation of free speech and the abuses of copyright law.
Il Posto - Wikipedia article about Ermanno Olmi's film
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Article
Il Posto (1961) is an Italian film directed by Ermanno Olmi.
Life in Stills
Tal, Tamar
Film/Video
2011
The Heymann Brothers Films
A photo shop owner and her grandson join forces to save the shop and the nearly one million negatives that document Israel's defining moments.
Limelight (Wikipedia article about the 1952 film)
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Article
Limelight is a 1952 comedy-drama film written, directed by and starring Charlie Chaplin, co-starring Claire Bloom, with an appearance by Buster Keaton.
Man with a Movie Camera - Wikipedia article about the 1929 film
Article
Man with a Movie Camera, sometimes called The Man with the Movie Camera, The Man with a Camera, The Man With the Kinocamera, or Living Russia is an experimental 1929 silent documentary film, with no s...
Through the Lens of Young Slum Dwellers
Valente, Marcela
Article
2009
IPS
Two dozen young slum dwellers in Buenos Aires began filming a documentary about themselves this month, in an attempt to break down the negative stereotypes with which they are portrayed in the media.
"We don't have films you can eat"
Talking to the D.E.C. Films Collective
Cooper, Margaret
Article
1983
An interview with members of DEC Films, a distributor of progressive films in English-speaking Canada.

Sources Bookshelf

The Cultural Industries in Canada
Problems, Policies and Prospects
Dorland, Michael (ed.)
Book
1996
Dorland discusses policy problems specific to the Canadian cultural industries that produce cultural commodities, such as books, films and television programs.
Documentary Film
A Very Short Introduction
Aufderheide, Patricia
Book
2007
Takes readers in a journey through documentary history, discussing forms as various political documentaries, musical docs, wildlife docs, and diary films.
Film as a Subversive Art
Vogel, Amos
Book
1974
Analyzes how aesthetic, sexual and ideological subversives use film to change and demystify.
The Oxford Handbook of Film and Media Studies
Kolker, Robert (ed.)
Book
2008
Examines film and new media in the light of their convergence. Draws on leading scholars in the field to discuss traditional areas of history and theory of film and digital media. Its focus is on the ...
Rain/Drizzle/Fog: Film and Television in Atlantic Canada
Varga, Darrell (ed.)
Book
2008
Scholarly study of film and television in Atlantic Canada. Provides a broad historical overview of film and television in the region, as well as essays on specific topics such as contemporary popular ...
Take One's Essential Guide to Canadian Film
Wise, Wyndham (ed.)
Book
2001
A reference book on Canadian film and filmmakers, with reviews, biographical listings, and a detailed chronology of major events in Canadian film and television history.

Media

Border Crossings
Covers the range of contemporary arts in North America, including architecture, dance, theatre, poetry, fiction, photography, painting and film.
Bravo!
A wide array of fine arts programming, balancing longer-form structured shows and shorter pieces. It concentrates on the arts, including; music, ballet, literature, drama, visual arts, modern dance, o...
Canadian Art Magazine
Arts and various media across Canada.
Canadian Screenwriter
Writing for film, television, radio and digital media. Includes profiles of Canadian screenwriters, industry news and informative craft articles.
Canal D
24-hour French-language channel focusing on high quality local and international documentaries, movie classics and biographies
Convergence Magazine
News and issues about media written and published by students.
Cosmopolitan TV
Broadcasts programs aimed at women ages 18-34. CosmopolitanTV airs a mix of entertainment and lifestyle programming, ranging from comedy and drama series to relationship and self-help reality programm...
E!
E! Online is part of E! Entertainment Television, with 98 million cable and satellite subscribers in the U.S. E! content is available on all platforms anytime, anywhere. E! network is part of NBCUn...
En Primeur
Publication for movie fans in Quebec includes information on movies, behind the scenes coverage, celebrity interviews, fashion, gossip, trivia, and contests.
En Primeur Jeunesse
Film and general interest magazine for kids between 6 and 12.
Fuse Magazine
An active mix of arts journalism, investigative features, artists' pages and reviews of visual art, video, film, new media, independent press and performance art. A wide spectrum of Canadian cultural ...
Independent Film Channel Canada (IFC Canada)
Dedicated to independent film, the filmmaking process and world of filmmakers. Has recently broadened its programming to include more mainstream films from large production studios.
Magazine Le Clap
A publication about international movies.
Marquee Magazine
Entertainment preview magazine devoted to the movie, music, video/DVD, and electronic industries.
Native Women in the Arts
Published by Native Women in the Arts, a not-for-profit organization. Representing First Nations, Inuit and Metis women who share the common interest of art, culture, community and the advancement of ...
Performing Arts & Entertainment in Canada
Showcasing the best of Canada's theatre, music, dance and film with a lively mix of interviews, profiles, news and opinions.
Qui Fait Quoi
Daily newsletter,monthly magazine and annual guide on the film, television and multimedia industries in Canada, including listings of companies and services.
Tribute Magazine
Publication for movie fans include information on movies, behind the scenes coverage, celebrity interviews, fashion, gossip, trivia and contests.
Visual Convergence
For professionals in visual communications. Reports on developments in television, audio/video and multi-media industries.

Government Ministries & Agencies

Telefilm Canada
Dedicated to the development and promotion of the Canadian audiovisual industry.


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