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  • Film Studies - Useful Websites 1 FILM STUDIES - USEFUL WEBSITES DATABASES –FACTS, FIGURES, STATISTICS Worldwide Box OfficeFilmsite.org -the great movies of the last century. Detailed plot synopses, • http://www.worldwideboxoffice.com/review commentary and film reference material are just some of the • http://www.worldwideboxoffice.com/source.htmlfeatures available on the site. • http://www.filmsite.org/ DVD / VHS sales Charts • http://www.leesmovieinfo.net/Video-Sales.php?y=2003&type=3Watchmovies – History of world cinema • http://welcome.to/watchmovies Guide to Researching the Film IndustryFilm Four • http://www.alacrawiki.com/index.php?title=Entertainment • http://www.channel4.com/film/index.html The UK Film CouncilWikipedia • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Main_Page • http://www.ukfilmcouncil.org.uk/homeInternet Movie Database UK Film Council Statistics • http://www.us.imdb.com/a2z Research • http://uk.imdb.com/ • http://www.ukfilmcouncil.org.uk/researchThe Numbers Statistical Yearbooks • http://www.the-numbers.com/index.php • http://rsu.ukfilmcouncil.org.uk/?pf=&low=&c=p_contents&y=2007&s= Audiences • http://rsu.ukfilmcouncil.org.uk/?pf=&low=&y=2007&s=&c=14&skip=0
  • Film Studies - Useful Websites 2UK DVD Sales and Rentals • http://www.the-numbers.com/ US DVD Sales Chart for this week • http://rsu.ukfilmcouncil.org.uk/?pf=&low=&c=10&y=2007&s= • http://www.the-numbers.com/dvd/charts/weekly/thisweek.phpDistribution • http://rsu.ukfilmcouncil.org.uk/?pf=&low=&c=8&y=2007&s= US DVD Releases - 1998Exhibition • http://www.the-numbers.com/dvd/schedule1998.php • http://rsu.ukfilmcouncil.org.uk/?y=2007&c=9 The UK film market as a whole US DVD Releases - 2008 • http://rsu.ukfilmcouncil.org.uk/?y=2007&c=13 • http://www.the-numbers.com/dvd/schedule2008.php Top-Selling DVDs of 2007 & 2008 Film production • http://www.the-numbers.com/dvd/charts/annual/2007.php • http://rsu.ukfilmcouncil.org.uk/?y=2007&c=15 • http://www.the-numbers.com/dvd/charts/annual/2008.php $100 Million+ Movie Stars Top films in 2007 • http://www.the-numbers.com/people/records/highstart.php • http://rsu.ukfilmcouncil.org.uk/?y=2007&c=2Weekend Box Office figures Alphabetical Star Index-shows the biggest grossing star whose last name • http://www.ukfilmcouncil.org.uk/weekendboxoffice begins with each letter of the alphabet. • http://www.the-numbers.com/people/Film made by UK film production companies or using UK locations • http://www.ukfilmcouncil.org.uk/ukfilms Director Index- Shows number of movies and total Box office grossUK Film Council Short Film Council catalogue –View online • http://www.the-numbers.com/people/directors/ • http://www.bbc.co.uk/broadband/mediawrapper/consoles/shorts/bb_wm _console.shtml? Movie Franchises- Number of films in series and worldwide/US gross at Box redirect=console.shtml&lang=en&nbram=1&nbwm=1&bbwm=1&bbram=1&ms 3=6&ms_javascript=true&bbcws=2 Office • http://www.the-numbers.com/movies/series/franchises.phpThe Numbers – US box Office and other industry data and statistics
  • Film Studies - Useful Websites 3 Movie Budget Records- Biggest Budgets / Movies With Lowest Budgets toMovie Records: All Time US Top 20 / All Time US - Inflation Adjusted / Earn $1 Million at US Box Office / Most Profitable Movies, Based onAll Time Worldwide / Biggest Weekends for a Single Movie / Biggest Absolute Profit on Worldwide Gross / Most Profitable Movies, Based onCombined Gross for All Movies in a Single Weekend / Smallest Combined Return on Investment / Biggest Money Losers, Based on Absolute Loss onGross for All Movies in a Single Weekend / Biggest Opening, 2nd, 3rd etc. Worldwide Gross /Weekends / Biggest Weekend by Month / Biggest Days / Biggest Day by • http://www.the-numbers.com/movies/records/budgets.phpMonth / Widest Opening Weekend / Fastest to $100m, $200m etc. /Highest grossing movies never to reach number 1 / Highest grossing movies US Movie Market Summary 1995 to 2008- Annual Ticket Salesnever to play in more than 1,000 theatres / Top Movie of Each Year / Top-Grossing Distributors 1995 to 2008 • http://www.the-numbers.com/movies/records/ / Top-Grossing Distributors 1995 to 2008 / Top-Grossing MPAA RatingsAnimation/Live Action: Top Grossing Movies 1977 - 2008 / Year by Year 1995 to 2008 / Top-Grossing Sources 1995 to 2008 / Top-GrossingMarket Share Production Methods 1995 to 2008 / Top-Grossing Creative Types 1995 to • http://www.the- 2008 numbers.com/market/ProductionMethods/AnimationLiveAction.php • http://www.the-numbers.com/market/Digital Animation: Top Grossing Movies 1977 – 2008 / Year by Year Market US Movie Market Summary 2008Share • http://www.the-numbers.com/market/1998.php • http://www.the- numbers.com/market/ProductionMethods/DigitalAnimation.php Movie Index by Year – top grossing at Box Office • http://www.the-numbers.com/movies/MPAA Rating – R: Top Grossing Movies 1977 – 2008 / Year by Year MarketShare Top-Grossing Distributors 1995 to 2008 • http://www.the-numbers.com/market/MPAARatings/Rated-R.php • http://www.the-numbers.com/market/Distributors/
  • Film Studies - Useful Websites 4 Berkeley University - Ethnic and racial representations in the moviesTop-Grossing Movie Sources 1995 to 2008 • http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/MRC/EthnicImagesVid.html • http://www.the-numbers.com/market/Sources/ University of Iowa - Film Studies ResourcesTop-Grossing MPAA Ratings 1995 to 2008 • http://www.uiowa.edu/~commstud/resources/film_resources.html • http://www.the-numbers.com/market/MPAARatings/ The Film Studies EXAM BOARD • http://www.wjec.co.uk/film.html LINKS PAGES Cinemaniac GLOSSARIES OF TERMS • http://frank.mtsu.edu/%7Ejpurcell/Cinema/commentary.html • http://htmlgear.tripod.com/text/control.text? u=antoh&i=17&a=render&style=list The Black film Center & Archive • http://www.filmsite.org/filmterms1.html • http://www.indiana.edu/~bfca/ • http://highered.mcgraw- hill.com/sites/0072484551/student_view0/glossary.htmlThe Flying InkpotsIncredible Movie Links Page HOLLYWOOD –Past and Present • http://inkpot.com/movielinks/academic.html • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MGM • http://www.cobbles.com/simpp_archive/1film_antitrust.htmThe McGraw-Hill Screening Room, an electronic guide to film resources on • http://www.comms.dcu.ie/flynnr/the_new_hollywood_1946_-_1977.htmthe web • http://moderntimes.com/palace/introduction.html • http://www.mhhe.com/socscience/art-film/index.htm
  • Film Studies - Useful Websites 5 BRITISH CINEMA • http://www.wheredidtheyfilmthat.co.uk/Screenrush.co.uk • http://www.screenrush.co.uk/ • http://www.bfi.org.uk/filmtvinfo/gateway/categories/directories/filmlo c/BBC2 – Summer of British Film (2007) – Genres, films, directors, stars BFI –Lists of British successes in the Oscars • http://www.bbc.co.uk/britishfilm/ • http://www.bfi.org.uk/features/oscars/ BFI – Research sources and links for film (and TV)Britmovie • http://www.britmovie.co.uk/ • http://www.bfi.org.uk/filmtvinfo/ Hammer Film ProductionsThe UK Film Council • http://www.hammerfilms.com/ • http://www.ukfilmcouncil.org.uk/ Toonhound - Guide to British animated/cartoon featuresThe BFI – British Film Institute • http://www.toonhound.com/movietoons3.htmhttp://www.bfi.org.uk/index.htmlScreenonline – History of British film industry, including clips of films FILM PRODUCTION - STAGE BY STAGE • http://www.screenonline.org.uk/index.html • http://www.learner.org/exhibits/cinema/Britfilm.com • http://www.britfilms.com/ PRE-PRODUCTION STAGEDefinitions of British Film Screenwriting websites • http://www.opsi.gov.uk/si/si2006/20060643.htm • http://www.ukfilmcouncil.org.uk/culturaltest • http://www.scriptmag.com/earticles/articles.php • http://www.wordplayer.com/welcome.htmlUK Film Locations • http://www.locations-uk.com/test.html Drew’s Scriptorama – Transcripts of actual film scripts
  • Film Studies - Useful Websites 6 • http://www.script-o-rama.com/ The BAFTAs (Britsh Academy Award for Film and Television Arts) http://www.bafta.org/ Production Design • http://www.hatii.arts.gla.ac.uk/MultimediaStudentProjects/98-99/9500 Advertising and Marketing 131l/project/html/frame.htm Film Posters • http://www.nostalgia.com/nf_search.html?cart=113213333669296648 POST- PRODUCTION • http://www.posteritati.com/Filmsound - Sound effects, music and sound recording • http://www.allposters.co.uk/gallery.asp?aid=153210&item=96441 • http://www.filmsound.org/ • http://www.filmsound.org/marshall/index.htm Trailers • http://www.hatii.arts.gla.ac.uk/MultimediaStudentProjects/99-00/9606Editing 389f/mmcourse/project/html/default.htmFilmsite’s ‘Best Film Editing Sequences of All-Time: From the Silents to the • http://www.filmsound.org/marshall/index.htmPresent’ EXHIBITION • http://www.filmsite.org/bestfilmediting.html Find Any Film available in the UK - in any format • http://www.findanyfilm.com/searchDISTRIBUTION BBFC (British Board of Film Classification)The UK Film Distributor’s Association • http://www.bbfc.co.uk/ • http://www.launchingfilms.com Local Art house / Independent FACT / Picturehouse LiverpoolPUBLICITY • http://www.picturehouses.co.uk/cinema_home_date.aspx?venueId=factThe Oscars website Cornerhouse Manchester • http://www.oscar.com/ • http://www.cornerhouse.org/
  • Film Studies - Useful Websites 7Local Multiplex / Mainstream • http://www.mjyoung.net/time/Odeon • http://www.odeon.co.uk/ NARRATIVECineworld • http://www.mediaknowall.com/Propp.html • http://www.cineworld.co.uk/ • http://faculty.gvsu.edu/websterm/Hero.htmNational Museum of Film and Television Broadford STARS • http://www.nationalmediamuseum.org.uk/ Channel 4 100 Greatest Stars • http://www.channel4.com/film/newsfeatures/microsites/M/moviestars/i ndex.jsp GENRES The Oscars • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Popular_fiction • http://www.crimeculture.com/Contents/CrimeFilms-5.html • http://www.oscar.com/ • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Horror_film Stars in The Studio System era • http://www.umich.edu/~umfandsf/film/ • http://www.latrobe.edu.au/screeningthepast/classics/cl0902/lgc • http://www.imagesjournal.com/issue02/infocus.htm l14c.htm • http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/MRC/Scififilm.html#sf http://www.sciflicks.com/ AUDIENCES- Fan reviews, critics, audience responsesFilm Four’s Greatest War Films poll BFI • http://www.channel4.com/film/newsfeatures/microsites/W/greatest_w The top 100 most popular British films ever at Box Office arfilms/results/5-1.html • http://www.bfi.org.uk/features/ultimatefilm/intro.html Journalists’ views of the BFI top 100 films pollErrors in Science Fiction films • http://www.bfi.org.uk/sightandsound/topten/coverage/index.html
  • Film Studies - Useful Websites 8 Scope - Institute of Film & Television Studies, University of NottinghamThe BFI / Sight and Sound poll of top 10 and 100 favourite films – Articles and essays • http://www.bfi.org.uk/features/bfi100/ • http://www.scope.nottingham.ac.uk/ • http://www.bfi.org.uk/sightandsound/topten/ Online supplements for Bordwell and Thompson’s’ Film Art –An Nitpicker.com – Movie mistakes and errors Introduction • http://www.nitpickers.com/ • http://highered.mcgraw- hill.com/sites/0072484551/student_view0/index.html SOVIET CINEMA FREE SOUND EFFECTS • http://www.hatii.arts.gla.ac.uk/MultimediaStudentProjects/00-01/0002 • http://www.stonewashed.net/sfx.html 591o/mmcourse/project/DEFAULT%20PAGE.htm • http://amazingsounds.iespana.es/en/ • http://www.hatii.arts.gla.ac.uk/MultimediaStudentProjects/98-99/9505 060m/html/title.htm GENERAL WEBSITES • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Main_Page FREE RESOURCES • Film Viewers Guides – Viewing and writing about film • http://highered.mcgraw- hill.com/sites/0072484551/student_view0/film_viewers_guide.html Film Education resources • http://www.filmeducation.org/resources.html This online resource will be updated on a regular basis. If you find any links that you feel are too good to keep to yourself, please let me know and we will add them to the list.
  • Film Studies - Useful Websites 9This list was last updated 08:53 Tuesday, 19 June 2012