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Film & Media Studies: Reference

Reference Works

Reference works are a good source to go to find out background information on a topic or to look up a quick fact.  This page will combine both online and print reference works.   Most of the print reference works will be located on the ground floor of King,  in the IMC.

Online Reference Works

Print Reference Works

Print reference books related to the study of Film Studies are on the ground floor of King, the in IMC.

Here are a couple of basic titles that you might find helpful:

Cinema Studies: The Key Concepts by Susan Hayward.  PN1993.45 .H36 2000

Cinema: Year by Year, 1894-2003 ed. by Robyn Karney.  PN1993.5.A1 C566 2003

Dictionary of Film Finance and Distribution: A Guide for Independent Filmmakers by John W. Cones.  PN1993.5.A1 C642 2008

Fifty Contemporary Filmmakers ed. by Yvonne Tasker. PN1998.2 .F53 2002

Multicultural Films: A Reference Guide by Janice R. Welsch and J.Q. Adams.  PN1995.9.M56 W45 2005

The New Biographical Dictionary of Film by David Thomson.  PN1998.2 .T49 2004

The Rough Guide to Film by Richard Armstrong.  PN1998.2 .R66 2007