ASIFA-Hollywood Animation Archive Project Blog
Project to expand the offerings of the current ASIFA-Hollywood Animation Center in Burbank, California, to include a virtual archive, museum, library and research facility devoted to the art of animation. Progress reports and call for volunteers.
Academy Film Archive
Part of the Academy Foundation, the educational and cultural arm of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, located in Los Angeles. Collection includes over 100,000 items, covering some 70,000 individual titles.
American Film Institute: Louis B Mayer Library
Holds books, periodicals and special collections covering aspects of motion pictures and television. Collections include thousands of scripts and production records. Visitor information. Los Angeles, California.
Anthology Film Archives
Preserves and exhibits film and video with a focus on independent and avant-garde cinema. Holdings include books, periodicals, photographs, documents, manuscripts, letters, scripts, notebooks, and clippings. New York.
Association of Moving Image Archivists
Organization devoted to advancing the field of moving image archiving. Includes information on membership, conferences, publications, awards, and interest groups.
BBC Learning Studies
Video resources from the world's largest educational TV archive, incorporating a full licence to use in education and training.
Collects, distributes, sells and leases documentary films and videos primarily for educational use. Subjects include psychology, sociology, anthropology and multicultural issues.
Archive of Thorsten Fleisch, hosting scientific and educational silent films, encoded in divx format. Includes a title index. [German and English]
Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies
A collection of over 3,800 videotaped interviews with witnesses and survivors of the Holocaust. Admission by appointment during term time. Housed at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut.
Harvard Film Archive
Collects and screens fine foreign, art, historical, and other films.
Internet Moving Images Archive
From the Prelinger Archive, thousands of digitalized industrial, educational, travel, propaganda and other short films from 1903 to the 1970s available for free, online.
Streams 500 independent films and videos by Canadian media artists. Search by category, medium, length or years. Includes the SAW video forum. [English and French]
The guide to UK film and television archives in the public sector. Includes a map showing the regions covered by regional archives, and details of their collections.
National Archive of Film Shorts
A free depository for film and video shorts lasting 30 minutes or less produced by UK based independent film makers.
National Center for Jewish Film
Dedicated to preserving and sharing Jewish heritage. The collection includes features, documentaries, shorts, newsreels, and home movies. Distributes restored versions of rare Yiddish-language features.
National Film Preservation Board
A public-private partnership to benefit the film preservation efforts of American film archives, historical societies and similar institutions.
Northern Ireland Digital Film Archive
Collection contains 55 hours of moving images about Northern Ireland from 1897-2000, including drama, animation, documentaries, news, newsreels, and amateur films.
Collection of advertising, amateur, educational and industrial films that date from 1903 to 1990. Site includes historical and bibliographical resources on these genres.
Public Domain Flicks
Offers downloads of full-length movies that are in the public domain.
San Francisco Media Archive
Collection of historically important films. General information including donation guidelines.
Screen Archive South East
The public sector moving image archive serving the South East of England, working to collect, preserve, provide access to and promote screen material related to the region.
Seeks to collect, preserve and share Australia's audio visual heritage.
The Douglas Fairbanks Sr. Museum
Collection includes over 1100 artifacts, photographs, posters, periodicals, films and silent movie memorabilia. Includes admission rates and hours, by appointment only. Located in Austin, Texas, United States.
The New Zealand Film Archive
The Archive collects, protects and projects New Zealand's film and television history. Hosts nation-wide and online exhibitions, screenings and education programmes. Has research libraries in Auckland and Wellington.
The Open Video Project
Sponsored by and developed at the Interaction Design Laboratory at the School of Information and Library Science, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill. The purpose of the Open Video Project is to collect and make available a repository of digitized
UCLA Film and Television Archive
California-based museum, containing over 220,000 films and television programs and newsreel footage. Items are available to the public via screenings, research facilities, and licensing as stock footage.