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Related Resources

Web Sites

Internet Movie Database
http://www.imdb.com
A large database of movie information, including plot summaries, cast and crew lists, awards, and more.

CineMedia
http://www.cinemedia.org
"The Internet's largest film and media directory" offers 20,000 links to film, television, and radio industry resources.

Oscar.com: The Official Academy Awards Site
http://www.oscar.com/
Read about the history of the Oscars and keep up with news about this annual awards event.

Motion Picture Association of America
http://www.mpaa.org/
Movie ratings, legislation, and facts and figures on movie economics and box office returns.

MovieMaker Magazine
http://www.moviemaker.com/
This bimonthly magazine features interviews with industry pundits and advice on everything from acting to distributing a film.

American Society of Cinematographers
http://www.theasc.com/
Advice, articles, forums, listings of film schools, and other resources.

Cinematography Mailing List
http://www.cinematography.net/
A mailing list devoted to discussing cinematography, with topics and messages archived on the Web site.

NOVA Online: Special Effects: Attack of the 50-foot Chicken
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/specialfx2/green.html
Imagine you're a special effects supervisor for a movie and design a 50-foot chicken in this Shockwave game. Non-Shockwave version available.

AFI's 100 Years, 100 Movies
http://www.afi.com/100years/movies10.aspx
Read about the American Film Institute's picks for the 100 top Hollywood movies of all time, or play a "name that movie" game (requires Shockwave).

indieWIRE
http://www.indiewire.com/
News and notes about independent filmmaking, with discussion forums on film topics.

Inventing Entertainment: The Motion Pictures and Sound Recordings of the Edison Companies
http://lcweb2.loc.gov/ammem/edhtml/edhome.html
Early movie clips—many from before 1900—and historical information about Thomas Edison's early camera and filmmaking experiments. From the Library of Congress.

Film 100
http://www.filmsite.org/film100.html
The 100 most influential people in the history of American film, from Eadweard Muybridge to Martin Scorsese, with biographical information on each figure.

EditorsNet
http://www.editorsnet.com/
Resources on film editing, focusing on "the art, technology, and business" of editing for movies.

Motion Picture Editors Guild
http://www.editorsguild.com/
Career information on film editing, including wages, news, advice, and more.

So, You Wanna Be an Actor?
http://www.sag.org/
Check the FAQS on the Screen Actors Guild—the professional U.S. organization for actors— Web site for frequently asked questions about getting into acting.

P.O.V. Interactive
http://www.pbs.org/pov/
The Web site for the PBS independent film series P.O.V. Features forums, articles, news, and other "indie" resources.

Writer's Guild of America
http://www.wga.org/
Interviews with Hollywood screenwriters, tutorials and advice on writing, resources, and much more.

Wordplay
http://www.wordplayer.com/welcome.html
Having trouble writing your screenplay? Wordplay features articles and tutorials as well as industry advice from Hollywood producers, writers, and executives.

Classic Movies
http://classicfilm.miningco.com/
Collected links and resources relating to the classic era of Hollywood filmmaking.

Women in Film
http://www.wif.org/
An organization founded in order to "recognize, develop, and actively promote the unique visions of women in the global communications industry." WIF's Web site offers articles, a job bank, and information about the organization.


Books

70 Years of the Oscar: The Official History of the Academy Awards, Robert Osborne. Abbeville Press, 1999.

Acting for the Camera, Tony Barr, et al. HarperCollins, 1997.

Adventures in the Screen Trade: A Personal View of Hollywood and Screenwriting, William Goldman. Warner Books, 1989.

The Beginning Filmmaker's Guide to Directing, Renee Harmon. Walker and Company, 1992.

Cinematography: A Guide for Film Makers and Film Teachers, Kris Malkiewicz and Jim Fletcher. Simon & Schuster, 1992.

The Craft of the Screenwriter, John Brady. Touchstone, 1981.

Flashback: A Brief History of Film, Louis Giannetti and Scott Eyman. Prentice Hall, 1995.

In the Blink of an Eye: A Perspective on Film Editing, Walter Murch. Silman-James Press, 1995.

Independent Feature Film Production: A Complete Guide from Concept Through Distribution, Gregory Goodell. St. Martin's Press, 1998.

Movies and Meaning: An Introduction to Film, Stephen Prince. Allyn & Bacon, 1997.

Understanding the Film: An Introduction to Film Appreciation, Jan Bone and Ron Johnson. NTC Publishing Group, 1996.

What a Producer Does: The Art of Moviemaking (Not the Business), Buck Houghton. Silman-James Press, 1992.


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