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  FILM - MEDIA RESOURCES  
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Hot Spots - Websites for Individual Films | Associations and Institutes | Awards-Ceremonies | Critics and Criticism, Reviewers and Reviews, Theory and Scholarship | Databases, Directories, and General Film Sites | Discussion Groups and Chat Rooms | Festivals  | Film Makers: Actors, Cinematographers, Directors, etc. | Film Making Resources for Artists | Genres | HistoryIndependent, Alternative, Avant-Garde FilmsLocal Movie Guides | Magazines and Journals | Media LiteracySchools - Programs - CoursesStudios-TheatersTVTrailers-SoundClips | World Film

TECHNIQUES (FILM LANGUAGES)
Acting (see  "Film Makers: Actors") | Cinematography (Photography - Mise-en-Scene - Movement) | Editing |
Screenwriting (Stage, Drama, Literature) | Sound | Special Effects |

 

HOT SPOTS!!

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INDIVIDUAL FILMS

BLADE RUNNER, directed by Ridley Scott (1982 original cut//1992 director's cut).

CITIZEN KANE, directed by Orson Welles (1941). CITIZEN KANE: An essay by Tim Dirks (1996) for the filmsite.com. See also Orson Welles.

INTOLERANCE, directed by David Wark Griffith (1916). D. W. Griffith's Intolerance.  A fine fan Web site, with several images from the film, by Gilda Tabarez.  Last updated December 97, the site provides musical accompaniment to your browsing, and is linked to images and reviews of Griffith's film.   Part of a larger Tabarez site entitled "Gilda's Blue Book of the Screen."  See also D.W. Griffith below.

DR. STRANGELOVE: OR, HOW I LEARNED TO STOP WORRYING AND LOVE THE BOMB, directed by Stanley Kubrick (1963). 

METROPOLIS, directed by Fritz Lang (1926).

MODERN TIMES, directed by Charles Chaplin (1936). 

NORTH BY NORTHWEST, directed by Alfred Hitchcock (1959). The IMDb site for this film provides good information. 

POTEMKIN (BATTLESHIP POTEMKIN). Senses of Cinema provides an overview.

RASHOMON, directed by Akira Kurosawa (1950). Criterion Collection site. See also Akira Kurosawa

IMDb. Information about particular films can also be found at the Internet Movie Data Base Web site; just type in the title of your movie in the window.

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ASSOCIATIONS AND INSTITUTES

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AWARDS AND AWARD CEREMONIES.

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CRITICS and CRITICISM, REVIEWERS and REVIEWS, THEORY and SCHOLARSHIP

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DATABASES, DIRECTORIES, GENERAL SITES

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DISCUSSION GROUPS and CHAT ROOMS


FESTIVALS

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FILM MAKERS: ACTORS, CINEMATOGRAPHERS, DIRECTORS, ETC.

ACTORS:

DIRECTORS (General Directory:  Senses of Cinema Great Directors; U.S. Department of Labor Website on Actors, Directors, and Producers)

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FILM MAKING: FILM and MEDIA RESOURCES FOR ARTISTS

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GENRES


HISTORY

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INDEPENDENT/ALTERATIVE/AVANT GARDE FILMS


LOCAL MOVIE GUIDES


MAGAZINES AND JOURNALS* (* means this is a scholarly journal).  Publications and Resource Guides, A Listing of hotlinks from the U.S.Library of Congress.

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MEDIA LITERACY


SCHOOLS, COURSES, FILM STUDIES PROGRAMS

Film School Lists at Filmmaker.com | University Film and Video Association | UFVA International Film School Directory.

Individual Colleges and Universities--private and public. 

Commercial Schools

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STUDIOS-THEATERS

STUDIOS:   Fox Movies | LionsgateMiramax | New Line Cinema | New Regency | October Films | ParamountSony Pictures Entertainment ( Columbia, Tri-Star) | Twentieth-Century Fox (see Fox Movies above) | United Artists | United International Pictures | Universal Studios | Walt Disney Pictures | Warner Brothers Movies

THEATERS: AMC Theaters | Cinemark Theaters | Laemmle Theaters | Landmark Theaters | Loew's Cineplex | Regal Entertainment Group (Edwards Theaters, Regal Cinema, and United Artists) | UltraStar Movies |

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TELEVISION: TV Movies, Movies on TV, Television and Film

AMC (American Movie Classics) | Bravo (Film and Arts Network) | Cinemax | HBO | Independent Movie Channel | PBS | Showtime | Turner Classic Movies.   This site tells you which films are playing on television--when and on what channel.  Different sorts available, including by actor and filmmaker as well as by title. | UCSD World Cinema Saturdays


TRAILERS-FILM AND SOUND CLIPS

WORLD FILM
AFRICA |   ASIA  | AUSTRALIA | EUROPE | LATIN AMERICA |
NORTH AMERICA (see the rest of this page)

AFRICA 

ASIA.  Asia Cinema Weekly

AUSTRALIA.  Australian Film Commission

EUROPE.  The German-Hollywood Connection |

LATIN AMERICA/THE CARIBBEAN.  LATIN AMERICA: Cinema & Video in Latin America - LANIC

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TECHNIQUES (FILM LANGUAGES)
TABLE OF CONTENTS

Acting (see  "Film Makers: Actors") | Cinematography : Photography - Directing/Mise-en-Scene (see also "Film Makers: Directors) | Editing | Screenwriting (Stage, Drama, Literature, Scripts, Adaptations) |
Sound (music, dialogue, sound effects) | Special Effects

Cinematography - Photography - Mise-en-Scene - Movement:  American Society of CinematographersSociety of Operating Cameramen |  General Information: American Widescreen Museum - Wide Screen Comparison page (includes useful visual comparisons of pan-scan and widescreen versions of the latest Star Wars, for example―excellent visual examples to show the varying aspect ratios and what must be done to film when it is "formatted to fit your television screen.") - Widescreen Fansite | Aspect Ratio: Aspect Ratio1 - Aspect Ratio 2  | Essays: "The Biograph Camera" by Billie Bitzer | Movement:  The Zoetrope - Early Motion Pictures | Webcams: Earthcam

Editing: American Cinema Editors Society - Australian Screen Editors - Motion Picture Editors Guild | General Information: Floren's WWW Editing Sources

Screenwriting and Stage (Drama/Literature):   American Screenwriters' Association - Writers Guild of America | Screenwriting resources, by Charles Deemer | Achievements in Art Direction, Costume, and Make-up Design

Sound: Association of Motion Picture Sound - Audio Engineering Society - Australian Screen Sound Guild -
Cinema Audio Society | FilmMusic | Film Sound | Floren's WWW Film Sound Resources | The Internet hosts a wondrous number and variety of sound sites, including journals and specific music or film information.

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Gloria Floren, Letters Department, MiraCosta College, One Barnard Drive,
Oceanside, California 92056. U.S.A. E-mail <film101@miracosta.edu>
Created 31 July 1997 by Gloria Floren. Revised 01 February 2008
Contents Copyright 1997-2008 Gloria L. Floren. All rights reserved.
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