The Moving Image Source Research Guide is a gateway to the best online resources related to film, television, and digital media.

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  • Who's Who of Victorian Cinema  
    Biographies of actors and directors, as well as rigorously researched articles about the technology, creation, and exhibition of early film. The sources page also functions as a comprehensive annotated bibliography of the topic. Created by Luke McKernan, a British film historian.
  • William K. Everson Collection at New York University  
    The William K. Everson collection features a growing number of downloadable film-related advertisements, including full reproductions of press kits. There is also a photo section, which contains portraits of film stars autographed to Everson.
  • World's First Television Recordings  
    A website devoted to the pre-history of television in Great Britain, featuring early experiments in television by John Logie Baird in 1926. Archived are some of the earliest known television recordings, including Baird's experiments with his Phonovision system and early BBC test recordings from the 1930s.
  • Writers Guild of America, East   Paid Subscription Required
    The website for the East Coast branch of WGA includes information specific to the New York-based industry, daily news updates, and basic information.
  • Writers Guild of America, West   Paid Subscription Required
    Information concerning the activities of the Writers Guild of America. Aspects of this website available to non-members include: basic information on the Writers Guild, information on other international writing guilds, and an interactive timeline of the WGA's history.