Subject Guides – Film Studies

Subject Guides – Film Studies

These are some of the materials that are useful for basic research in Film Studies

Browse the shelves Studying film on the Web
Articles & Databases Film reviews
Citation Guides Film Festivals
Dictionaries & Encyclopedia

Library Catalogue – Find books at our Library.

The items you need will likely be found in the following area:

PN 1993-1999: Motion Pictures
Articles & Databases
  • Individual Journals:
    The following is a small sample of journals available in this field:Cineaste
    Film Quarterly
    Sight and Sound
MLA Style

MLA Style
Online citation creators
How to cite Canadian Government documents – Queens University

Writing help – Booth University College guide

Fit to Print: the Canadian Student’s Guide to Essay Writing
LB 2369 B83 F588 2004

Dictionaries, Encyclopedias, etc.
Cambridge companion to Shakespeare on Film PR 3093 C36 2007
Critical Dictionary of Film and Television Theory PN 1993.45 C75 2001
Encyclopedia of Religion and Film REF PN 1995.9 R4 E53 2011
Film Studies Dictionary REF BF 31 C673 2004
Routledge Companion to Film History PN 1994 R5735 2011
Rough Guide to Film PN 1998.2 R66 2007
Short Guide to Writing about Film PN 1995.9 C66
Canadian Film Encyclopedia Online
Studying film on the Web

National Film Board of Canada
Explore the Online Screening Room. Watch hundreds of films free online – documentaries, animation and alternative dramas.
Moving Image Archive – includes full-length films, cartoons, concerts and news.
Film and Media Related Resources – Canada – Queen’s University
Film Studies and Related Programs at Colleges and Universities in Canada 
Hot Docs Library
Telefilm Canada
The Internet Movie Database
The British Film Institute
The Open Video Project: A Shared Digital Video Collection

Film Reviews

Film Literature Index– Indiana University (covers 1976-2001)
MRQE – Movie Review Query Engine
Rotten Tomatoes

Film Festivals

Cannes International Film Festival
Film Distribution and Film Festivals in Canada – Queens University
Film Festivals.com
Toronto International Film Festival
Vancouver International Film Festival


Theses Canada 
Contains full text Canadian theses.