A non-profit initiative dedicated to digitizing collections of classic media periodicals that belong in the public domain for full public access. The project is supported by owners of materials who loan them for scanning, and donors who contribute funds to cover the cost of scanning. We have currently scanned over 2 million pages, and that number is growing.
British Pathé is a dynamic cross-media company and a market leader in the licensing of footage to the broadcast industry. The company is a major supplier to production companies, museums and advertisers worldwide.
The George Eastman Museum preserves and promotes the art of film in all its forms, from the mainstream to the avant-garde. Founded by the museum’s first curator of film, James Card (1915–2000), the collection now comprises more than 28,000 titles spanning the entire history of international cinema, from the early experiments of Thomas Edison and the Lumière brothers to the present.
Museum of the Moving Image houses artifacts from every stage of producing, promoting, and exhibiting motion pictures, television, and digital media—more than 130,000 objects in all. Holdings include licensed merchandise, technical apparatus, still photographs, production design materials, costumes, fan magazines, publicity materials, and video and computer games.
For US movies, English film, film Francais, Deutsche filme, film Italiani, film Espanol, Svensk film, Danske film, Indian film, Indonesian film, Mexican film, filmes Brasileiros, Hong Kong movies, Japanese movies, Chinese movies and all countries where films have been made. Feature films, Short films, Animated films, Documentaries. Filmographies for Actors, Directors, Cinematographers, Composers, Authors.
The Canadian Film Centre (CFC) is a charitable organization whose mission is to invest in and inspire the next generation of world-class Canadian content creators and entrepreneurs in the screen-based entertainment industry. A significant economic and cultural driver in Canada and beyond, CFC delivers a range of multi-disciplinary programs and initiatives in film, television, music, screen acting, and digital media, which provides industry collaborations, strategic partnerships, and business and marketplace opportunities for talent and participants.
Moving Image Source is a website devoted to the history of film, television, and digital media. It features original articles by leading critics, authors, and scholars; a calendar that highlights major retrospectives, festivals, and gallery exhibitions at venues around the world; and a regularly updated guide to online research resources..
ScreenSite facilitates the teaching and research of film/TV/new media and is designed principally for educators and students. In 2012 we officially partnered with the Society for Cinema and Media Studies to augment their directory of online resources.
The Society for Cinema and Media Studies is the leading scholarly organization in the United States dedicated to promoting a broad understanding of film, television, and related media through research and teaching grounded in the contemporary humanities tradition.
SCMS encourages excellence in scholarship and pedagogy and fosters critical inquiry into the global, national, and local circulation of cinema, television, and other related media. SCMS scholars situate these media in various contexts, including historical, theoretical, cultural, industrial, social, artistic, and psychological.
The American Film Institute is America's promise to preserve the heritage of the motion picture, to honor the artists and their work and to educate the next generation of storytellers. As a nonprofit educational arts organization, AFI provides leadership in film and television and is dedicated to initiatives that engage the past, the present and the future of the moving image arts.
A unique institution at the heart of Melbourne's iconic meeting place, Federation Square, the Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI) celebrates, explores and promotes the moving image in all its forms - film, television, games and digital culture.
The BFI was founded in 1933. We are a charity governed by a Royal Charter. We combine cultural, creative and industrial roles, bringing together the BFI National Archive and BFI Reuben Library, film distribution, exhibition and education at BFI Southbank and BFI IMAX, publishing and festivals.
Film Forever is our five year strategic plan for 2012-2017 to support UK film. The plan covers all our activities and is based around three priorities – education and audiences, support for the UK film industry and unlocking film heritage.
The BKSTS was founded in London, England in 1931 to serve the growing film industry. As well as meetings, presentations, seminars, international exhibitions and conferences, BKSTS also organizes an extensive programme of training courses, lectures, workshops and special events.
As craft skills and technology continually advance, the BKSTS provides its members with opportunities to remain current with the latest techniques through master classes. Close links are forged and maintained with other like-minded organizations throughout the world.
The CFI's mandate is to encourage and promote the production, diffusion, study, appreciation, and use of moving images for cultural and educational purposes in Canada and abroad. To this end, it organizes ongoing public film programming, distributes a small collection of films, and is involved in the publication of books and monographs on various aspects of Canadian cinema. The Canadian Film Institute (CFI) was incorporated in 1935 as a federally-chartered, non-governmental, non-profit cultural organization. It is the oldest film institution in Canada and the second oldest film institute in the world.
The Institute presents a regular public programme of contemporary, historical, and international cinema in the National Capital region, presented in various venues across Canada's capital city of Ottawa. It also curates and circulates a number of its film series to various cinémathèques in other cities across Canada.
Au sein du CNC, la direction du patrimoine assure l'ensemble des missions liées aux collections de films confiées à l'Etat. Elle collecte, inventorie, sauvegarde, restaure et indexe les films qu'elle conserve, dans le cadre de dépôts volontaires, de dons, d'acquisitions et du dépôt légal.
The NFB is recognized as one of the world’s great creative laboratories. As Canada’s public producer and distributor, it produces and distributes distinctive, relevant and innovative audiovisual productions. Its works offer special insight into the diversity and vitality of our culture and are an essential part of our national cultural heritage. The NFB works in collaboration with emerging and established filmmakers, creators and co-producers in every region of Canada, with Aboriginal and culturally diverse communities, as well as partners around the world.
Its international successes have garnered Canadian filmmaking unrivalled attention, affirming the excellence of the NFB’s offerings. Since its founding in 1939, the NFB has created over 13,000 productions and won over 5,000 awards, including 8 Webbys, 14 Canadian Screen Awards, 12 Oscars and more than 90 Genies.
POV (a cinema term for “point of view”) is television’s longest-running showcase for independent non-fiction films. POV premieres 14-16 of the best, boldest and most innovative programs every year on PBS. Includes a list for U.S. and international funders.
Established in 1972 to address the under representation and misrepresentation of women in the media industry, Women Make Movies is a multicultural, multiracial, non-profit media arts organization which facilitates the production, promotion, distribution and exhibition of independent films and videotapes by and about women.
The organization provides services to both users and makers of film and video programs, with a special emphasis on supporting work by women of color. Women Make Movies facilitates the development of feminist media through an internationally recognized Distribution Service and a Production Assistance Program.
The Grants to Film and Video Artists program supports Canadian professional independent artists who use cinema and video as a mode of artistic expression, and provides them with opportunities for creative renewal and for production of independent film and video works. The program offers three components: Scriptwriting Grants, Production Grants and Research/Creation Grants.
A list of the independent production funds that have been certified as eligible to receive contributions from BDUs. It also includes a brief description of the types of projects that the fund will provide funding to.
The Independent Production Fund was established in 1991 to provide financial support for dramatic television series created by Canadian independent producers for Canadian private broadcasters. In 2010, the IPF expanded its mandate to include an experimental pilot program to include financing of drama series for the web. This program has now been extended indefinitely and will continue to support content creators of drama series created for the web or mobile platforms.
In September 2013, Bravo introduced BravoFACTUAL awards to be granted by the BravoFACT(Foundation to Assist Canadian Talent) jury for the production of short form documentary projects. Selected projects will be eligible to apply for up to a maximum $50,000 in production funding.