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Search business periodicals.
- American Society of Cinematographers
The website for the American Society of Cinematographers features news updates, limited access to the Society's publication American Cinematographer, and tutorials for amateur and novice filmmakers.
The Whitney Museum of American Art's portal to Internet art features a host of commissioned online projects, including the group exhibition CODeDOC, which examined software code as art. Active through 2006.
- Boxoffice Magazine
A trade magazine for film-industry professionals, this magazine offers box office numbers and other information about the business side of production and exhibition.
- British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA)
BAFTA is the leading independent charity supporting, developing, and promoting the art forms of the moving image in the UK, from Film and Television to Video Games and Interactive Media. The website offers articles, photos, videos, podcasts, a guide to directing, a calendar of events, as well as a searchable database of BAFTA award winners.
- Business Source Complete
Search scholarly business journals and company profiles.
- 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.
- 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.
- Hollywood Reporter
Website of the daily Hollywood trade paper, with searchable archives dating back to 1950.
- Independent Television Programme Information
Database of UK television listings from 1955 through 1985. Available only to British students.
- International Federation of Film Critics (FIPRESCI)
The website includes articles from Undercurrent (the Federation's film magazine) and Cinemas of the South (texts on world cinema), as well as festival reports and transcriptions of conferences, readings, and discussions.
- International Motion Picture Almanac
Search WorldCat for local library holdings of this periodical almanac of industry information.
- Media History Digital Library
Providing online access to the histories of cinema, broadcasting, and recorded sound, the Media History Digital Library digitizes collections of classic media periodicals that belong in the public domain for full public access.
Hosted by the New Museum, Rhizome is an online community devoted to digital media and Internet art, with a frequently updated blog, online discussion boards, and extensive archives and galleries. The ArtBase subsection is available to members through a $5/year subscription.
- Variety Magazine
Box office statistics for every major release, industry news, and film and television reviews (both current and historical).