This listing of Web sites is a work-in-progress. It will be updated and expanded as
we identify additional sites of potential interest to our users. These citations
are not to be construed as an endorsement of any product, company, or organization.
We do not guarantee that all links are still valid. If you find inactive or incorrect links,
or wish to recommend additional sites, please notify us at: Info@Artfilm.org
Address:http://www.oscars.org/ampas/ Contact:firstname.lastname@example.org Originating Body/Author: Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, Hollywood Description:
Official Web site of the Academy, with information about the organization, the Academy
Awards (Oscars), and other programs and activities of the Academy. Includes a searchable
database of Academy Awards.
American Film Institute
Address:http://www.afionline.org Contact:email@example.com Originating Body/Author: American Film Institute, Los Angeles, CA Description:
Information about the history and services of the AFI, including its educational
programs, film preservation, publications, awards, etc. Special feature: the "Cinemedia"
list with links to some 15,000 film/media sites, arranged by category.
British Film Institute
Address:http://www.bfi.org.uk/ Contact:firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com Originating Body/Author:
British Film Institute, London Description:
The BFI is the United Kingdom agency responsible for encouraging and preserving
the arts of film and television. Includes information about the organization, its
library, publications, the National Film Theatre, and the Museum of the Moving Image.
British Universities Film & Video Council (BUFVC)
Address:http://www.bufvc.ac.uk/ Contact:firstname.lastname@example.org Originating Body/Author:
British Universities Film & Video Council, London Description:
BUFVC's aim is to promote the production, study and use of film and related media
in British higher education and research. Web site includes information on distribution,
a media sales catalogue, publications, and reports on current projects and research. They also publish a CD-ROM edition of their AVANCE database of film/video productions.
Address:http://www.facsea.org Contact:email@example.com Originating Body/Author:
FACSEA (French-American Cultural Services & Educational Aid) New York, NY Description:
Founded in 1955, FACSEA provides French cultural resources for American educational
and cultural institutions. Web site includes a catalogue of French films on video
that can be ordered online, information on applying for grants to present French
film festivals, links to other French resources on the Internet, and links to universities
screening French films.
Address:http://www.filmforum.com Contact:firstname.lastname@example.org Originating Body/Author:
Film Forum/The Moving Image, Inc., New York, NY Description:
Leading New York cinema for exhibiting independent and foreign films, and popular
retrospectives. Site includes current play schedule and coming attractions. Features
a list of sources of films screened at Film Forum over the years.
Address:http://www.FOOTAGE.net/ Contact:info@FOOTAGE.net Originating Body/Author:
Full Circle Productions, Inc. Description:
The Stock, Archival & News Footage Network--A virtual catalogue of catalogues from
major stock footage sources, including Grinberg World Wide Images, ABC News, CNN,
and more, plus information on hundreds of other major international stock footage
Guide to Film and Video Resources on the Internet
Lisa R. Wood (email@example.com) Originating Body/Author:
Compiled by Lisa R. Wood and Kristen Garlock, University of Michigan School of Information
and Library Studies Description:
Selective list of online film/video resources, grouped under Reviews, Discussions,
Filmographies/Bibliographies, Searchable Databases, Other Resources. Compiled in
1993/94 by graduate students in the U. Michigan School of Information and Library
Studies. Excellent starting point to explore Internet offerings concerning film and video.
ITEM Knowledge Base
Address:http://item.soffolk.ac.uk Contact:firstname.lastname@example.org Originating Body/Author:
IVAIN (International Visual Arts Information Network), Suffolk, England. Jeremy Rees,
An international searchable text and image database detailing hypermedia publications
and resources about the visual arts, including museum and art gallery image databases.
There is a subscription fee to access the database.
MacArthur Foundation Library Video Project
Address:http://sebridge.org/~macart/ Contact:email@example.com Originating Body/Author:
John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Description:
The MacArthur Library Video Project was created to help establish serious, diverse,
and informative video collections in public libraries in the United States. The Web
site offers a selected list of videos on health-related issues, available at discounted rates to public libraries, and online discussion of the video collection.
Address:http://www.mediaalliance.org Contact:firstname.lastname@example.org Originating Body/Author:
Media Alliance, New York, NY Description:
An advocacy and service membership organization dedicated to advancing the independent
media arts in New York State. Services include advocacy, conferences, granting, internships,
workshops, equipment access, newsletter and other publications
Krist Bender (email@example.com), Webmaster Originating Body/Author:
Temple University Computer Center, DAC, and Rice University Media Center Description:
"A loose coalition of film/tv/video Webmasters that seeks to foster collaboration
and coordination among media studies web sites." Site includes links to media-related
sites and access to a List Server.
NARA Archival Information Locator (NAIL)
Address:http://www.nara.gov/nara/nail.html Contact:firstname.lastname@example.org Originating Body/Author:
National Archives and Records Administration Description:
A searchable database that contains information about a wide variety of NARA's holdings
across the country, including selected textual documents, photographs, maps, sound
recordings, and audiovisual materials.
New York Film/Video Council
Address:http://www.yrd.com/NYFVC/ Contact:webmaster_NYFVC@yrd.com Originating Body/Author:
New York Film/Video Council Description:
Oldest, continuously operating film council, serving the non-theatrical and independent
film/video communicty. Hosts monthly programs and special events. Site includes online
newsletter, bulletin board, video clips, and links to other media sites.
Pacific Film Archive
(use comments page) Originating Body/Author:
Pacific Film Archive/UC Berkeley Art Museum, Berkeley, CA Description:
Internationally recognized center for the exhibition and study of cinema. Web site
features "PFA FilmNotes Online" and "Cinefiles"--a database of reviews, festivals,
showcase program notes, newspaper articles, and other documents from PFA library
clippings and files, with searchable fields such as film title and subject. Can also search
for documents on particular films.
Univ. of California, Berkeley Media Resources Center
UCLA Film and Television Archives (Univ. of California, Los Angeles)
Address:http://www.cinema.ucla.edu/ Contact:email@example.com Originating Body/Author:
UCLA Film and Television Archive, Los Angeles, CA Description:
Online searching and links to the archive's stock footage, screenings, preservation,
and research. The archive has over 200,000 films and TV programs, and over 27 million
feet of newsreel footage.
Address:http://www.235media.com/ Contact:firstname.lastname@example.org Originating Body/Author: 235Media--Media Art Distribution, Cologne, Germany Description:
German site for artists' videos, primarily German and other Europeans and some American
artists. Has some links to other artists' video sites.
Danish Video Art Data Bank
Address:http://www.hascoll.dk/video/bank/bank.htm Contact:email@example.com Originating Body/Author:
Danish Video Art Bank Description:
DVADB is a non-profit agency for promoting and distributing Danish video art outside
of Denmark. Established in 1985 by Video Workshop/HASLEV. Site includes extensive
list of video festivals and links to other relevant video sites.
Address:http://www.sirius.com/~sstark/welcome.html Contact:firstname.lastname@example.org (Scott Stark) Originating Body/Author:
Scott Stark, media artist. Description:
Links to alternative cinematic sites on the web, including film/video artists, venues,
resources, and images, as well as a "Now Playing" calendar of screenings, and an
announcements section. Resources links include showcases, festivals, production resources, etc. Many of the artists' films mentioned on the site can be ordered online.
various (see Contact page of site) Originating Body/Author:
Academy of Fine Arts, Braunschweig; Stuttgart Filmwinter; Center for Artistic Visual
Media, Saxony-Anhalt--Germany Description:
oVid is a database for experimental film and video art, with bilingual entries (German
and English). Sources of data include the catalogues of such organizations as the
Filmmakers' Cooperative, New York; Kasseler Dokumentarfilm- und Videofest; Light
Cone, Paris; and the London Filmmakers' Co-op, among others.
Brian Boigon@amn.org; or Mimi Gaudieri@amn.org Originating Body/Author:
Art Museum Network, Toronto, ON Description:
"Official website for the largest art museums in North America." Museum logos appear
at five second intervals on the screen, each logo is a clickable link directly to
that Museum's home page.
Address:http://artsnet.heinz.cmu.edu Contact:email@example.com Originating Body/Author:
Carnegie Mellon University Master of Arts Management Program (Pittsburgh, PA). Description:
A central linking point for a group of organizations and agencies working on computer
and information technology issues that impact the arts management process. Now provides
a gateway to ArtsWire
and other arts and culture Websites. There is also a link for those wishing to add
their organization's link to the site.
Beth Kanter, ArtsWire Network Coordinator (firstname.lastname@example.org; her homepage is
www. artswire.org/kanter) Originating Body/Author:
New York Foundation for the Arts Description:
An online network of artists, arts workers, arts organizations, and arts funders.
Provides professional level access to: current news and information relating to the
arts; informed discussion of arts-related issues; listings of grants, exhibition
opportunities, and jobs in the arts; a forum for creating and experiencing online art. Membership
rates; $60/yr. Individuals; $100/yr. Organizations.
Getty Information Institute
Address:http://www.gii.getty.edu/ Contact:email@example.com Originating Body/Author:
Getty Information Institute/The J. Paul Getty Trust Description:
Information about GII projects. Includes: Search access to database records from
the Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals, RILA, and the Provenance Catalogue/Sale
Contents Databases. Online access to the Art & Architecture Thesaurus
and the Union List of Artists' Names. Gateway to "L.A. Culture Net"--a project to make Los Angeles arts and cultural information
available over the Internet and to support collaborations among cultural and educational
organizations and the private sector.
World Wide Arts Resources
Address:http://wwar.com/index.html Contact:firstname.lastname@example.org Originating Body/Author:
World Wide Arts Resources, Columbus, OH Description:
"...biggest gateway to the arts on the Internet..." A search engine or index dedicated
solely to the arts, offering more than 3,000 categories, including an Arts Locator
(by U.S. and foreign city), an Artist Index, lists of galleries, museums, exhibitions, schools, and resources.
Address:http://www.artsednet.getty.edu/ Contact:email@example.com Originating Body/Author:
Getty Education Institute for the Arts/J. Paul Getty Trust Description:
An online service to support the needs of the K-12 education community. Focuses on
helping arts educators, general classroom teachers using the arts in the curriculum,
museum educators, and university faculty involved in the arts.
Address:http://ericir.syr.edu Contact:firstname.lastname@example.org; AskERIC Coordinator--Robin Summers Originating Body/Author:
ERIC Clearinghouse on Information & Technology, Syracuse, NY Description:
"Internet based education information service of the ERIC system, which is a federally
funded national information system that provides, through its 16 subject-specific
clearinghouses, associate adjunct clearinghouses, and support components, a variety
of services and products on a broad range of education-related issues."
Rem Jackson, VP, Classroom Connect (email@example.com) Originating Body/Author:
Classroom Connect, Lancaster, PA Description:
Resources for K-12 educators and students world-wide.
ICONnect--Connecting Learners to Information
Address:http://www.ala.org/ICONN/index.html Contact:ICONnect@ala.org Originating Body/Author:
American Association of School Librarians, ALA Description:
Designed to get students, library media specialists, and teachers connected to learning
using the Internet.
Address:http://www.ala.org Contact:firstname.lastname@example.org Originating Body/Author:
American Library Association Description:
The ALA's official Web site, with links to affiliate organizations and other library-related
Art Libraries Society of North America (ARLIS/NA)
Address:http://http://afalib.uflib.ufl.edu/arlis Contact:email@example.com; Edward H. Teague Originating Body/Author:
Art Libraries Society of North America, Raleigh, NC Description:
Official ARLIS/NA site, offering resources and services for the worldwide arts information
community. In addition to organizational information, includes bibliographies, articles,
an extensive list of "Art Resources on the Internet," a list of List Servers, and a job net.
Fair Use Guidelines: Educational Media
Address:http://www.indiana.edu/~mediares/mmfairuse.htm Contact: Originating Body/Author: Description:
Guidelines compiled in 1996 by a coalition of education and industry representatives,
and endorsed by many institutions, publishers, and producers. (Also found on other
Internet Public Library
Address:http://www.ipl.org/ Contact:firstname.lastname@example.org Originating Body/Author:
U. of Michigan School of Information and Library Studies Description:
Begun as a graduate seminar project in 1995, the mission of the IPL Web site is to
serve the public by finding, evaluating, selecting, organizing, describing, and creating
quality information resources. Includes a section on resources for librarians.
Library Resources on the Internet
Address:http://www.library.nwu.edu/resources/library/ Contact:email@example.com Originating Body/Author:
Northwestern University Library, Evanston, IL. Description:
Provides links to Internet resources of interest to libraries and librarians, including
library catalogues, journals, associations, and vendors, as well as book publishers
and reviews of books.
Library of Congress
Address:http://www.lcweb.loc.gov/ Contact:firstname.lastname@example.org Originating Body/Author:
Library of Congress, Wash. DC Description:
Library of Congress links to resources for educators, legislative information, exhibitions,
Library services, and research tools such as LC catalogues. The Motion Picture and
TV Reading Room page includes bibliographies and other finding tools.
Needle in a Cyberstack
Address:http://home.revealed.net/albee/ Contact:email@example.com; John Albee Originating Body/Author:
John Albee, Davenport, IA Description:
Organized meticulously in clickable frames, alphabetically by subject. Choice of
research tools from "needle navigator" to alphabetical search. Other choices include
"Best on the Web," multi-search tools, business and career tools, and research tools.
Address:http://www.aam-us.org/ Contact:firstname.lastname@example.org Originating Body/Author:
American Association of Museums, Washington, DC Description:
The association's links to their publications, bookstore, services, hot topics,
American Institute of Architects (AIA)
Address:http://www.aia.org/ Contact:email@example.com (customer service); firstname.lastname@example.org (comments) Originating Body/Author:
American Institute of Architects, Washington, DC Description:
The institute's site that links to services of interest to members and others. Includes
links to members' sites and to library resources.
Archives & Museums Informatics
Address:http://www.archimuse.com/ Contact:email@example.com (David Bearman) Originating Body/Author:
Archives & Museums Informatics, Pittsburgh, PA Description:
Oriented toward members' concerns with links to consulting, publishing and training
for cultural heritage professionals.
ASIFA East (Association International du Film d'Animation)
Address:http://www.yrd.com/ASIFA Contact:firstname.lastname@example.org Originating Body/Author:
ASIFA EAST Description:
The East Coast chapter of the International Animated Film Association, known by its
French acronym ASIFA. Includes newsletter, membership information, and links to
other media sites. Still under construction: Gallery, Bulletin Board, Members' Listing.
ASIFA International (Association International du Film d'Animation)
Address:http://asifa.hivolda.no/ Contact:email@example.com Originating Body/Author:
ASIFA International (hosted by Volda College, Norway) Description:
The International Animated Film Association, known by its French acronym ASIFA.
Association of Independent Video and Filmmakers (AIVF)
Address:http://www.aivf.org Contact:firstname.lastname@example.org (John McNair, Information Services) Originating Body/Author:
AIVF, New York, NY Description:
The association's links to their magazine, The Independent, and other services including books, advocacy, and a forum, as well as membership
Association of Moving Image Archivists (AMIA)
Address:http://www.amianet.org Contact:email@example.com (Tom House) Originating Body/Author:
AMIA, Los Angeles, CA Description:
Organization background, membership information, annual conference, List Servers (AMIA-L),
and links to film & video resources on the Internet (arranged by subject).
College Art Association (CAA)
Address:http://www.collegeart.org Contact:firstname.lastname@example.org (headquarters); email@example.com (Web site manager Joseph
Kaye) Originating Body/Author:
College Art Association, New York, NY Description:
Includes links to funding sources, college courses in art, HTML resources, artist
resources, and sites for style manuals for "citing electronic references."
Independent Feature Project (IFP)
Address:http://www.ifp.org Contact:firstname.lastname@example.org Originating Body/Author:
Independent Feature Project, New York, NY Description:
"Indie Link" connects the independent filmmaker to an extensive array of "Hot Links"
to organizations, distributors, and databases.
International Federation of Film Archives (FIAF) Fédération Internationale des Archives de Film
Address:http://www.cinema.ucla.edu/FIAF/fiaf.html Contact:email@example.com Originating Body/Author:
FIAF (hosted by UCLA Film & Television Archive) Description:
Includes a directory of member archives, a list of FIAF publications and order form,
and the full text of articles, etc. from the Journal of Film Preservation.
International Federation of Television Archives (FIAT/IFTA) Fédération Internationale des Archives de Télévision
Address:http://world.std.com/~mcn/ Contact:firstname.lastname@example.org (Program office); email@example.com (Membership office) Originating Body/Author:
Museum Computer Network, Cambridge, MA (Program office, c/o MIT Museum) Description:
Non-profit organization of professionals "dedicated to fostering the cultural aims
of museums through the use of computer technologies." Resources section includes
links to over 1,000 international museum and museum-related Web sites, as well as
National Alliance of Media Arts and Culture (NAMAC)
Address:http://www.igc.apc.org/namac Contact:firstname.lastname@example.org Originating Body/Author:
NAMAC, San Francisco, CA Description:
Includes profile pages on member institutions; full text of MAIN
newsletter; links to other media arts sites.
New York New Media Association (NYNMA)
Address:http://www.nynma.org Contact:email@example.com Originating Body/Author:
New York New Media Association, NY, NY Description:
NYNMA serves "the entrepreneur, creative and business professional leading the new
media industry in New York." Site includes anouncements of events, newsletter, job
listings, members' page, etc. Resources page has range of links from academic resources
to business on the Net.
Society of Architectural Historians (SAH)
Address:http://www.upenn.edu/sah/ Contact:firstname.lastname@example.org Originating Body/Author:
Society of Architectural Historians, Chicago, IL Description:
Links of interest to members including SAH activities, connections, and projects.
Visual Resources Association (VRA)
Address:http://www.vra.oberlin.edu/ Contact:email@example.com Originating Body/Author:
Visual Resources Association, Boston, MA Description:
Keeps members up-to-date on the latest technology, equipment, and supplies. Also
explores copyright issues, cataloguing standards, new publications, and educational