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Motion Picture / Television: Websites

Using Websites

Below are some established, high-quality websites useful for a many types of design-related research and there are endless others you can find on your own. However, when doing web-based research, remember to carefully evaluate the accuracy and reliability of information your find on the open web.

The Library's Source Evaluation website can help you with this evaluation process.

MP/TV Websites

Animation World Network (AWN)
"The Animation World Network is the largest animation-related publishing group on the Internet, providing readers from over 151 countries with a wide range of interesting, relevant and helpful information pertaining to all aspects of animation."
Film School Rejects
Film School Rejects includes movie and television reviews, social commentary, and strives to be a "disruptive influence within the world of Hollywood."
Filmmaker Magazine
Since 1992, "the Magazine of Independent Film."
IMDb : the Internet Movie Database
IMDb is a long-standing, high-comprehensive database iof information related to films, television programs, and streaming content online. It includes cast, production crew and personal biographies, plot summaries, trivia, fan and critical reviews, and ratings.
MovieMaker Magazine
"MovieMaker Magazine is the nation’s leading resource on the art and business of making movies and the world’s most widely read independent film magazine."
New York Film Academy: Best Websites for Filmmakers
A list of over 90 websites useful for supporting new and student filmmakers, directors, cinematographers, VFX artists, and screenwriters.
Script Magazine
"Script has been the leading source for information on the craft and business of writing for film and television since 1995."
"Our goal is to inspire, educate and support motion picture production and artistry....We review the latest technology, techniques, and workflows in the five distinct stages of production: Development, Pre-Production, Production, Post-Production and Distribution."
Founded in 1985, Videomaker is one of the oldest and remains one of the most respected filmmaking magazines. Their archive is fully digitized for easy access.

Devices and Reviews

Home of the world's largest design software developer.
B&H Photo, Video, and Pro Audio
Audio/video and multimedia production superstore
C|NET is a major portal for technology reviews, news, downloads, and price comparisons.
Engadget is a multi-blog website covering consumer electronics and technology.
Technology Review
The oldest technology magazine in the world (est. 1899), Technology Review aims to promote the understanding of emerging technologies and to analyze their commercial, social, and political impacts. Technology Review is published by MIT.
The Wirecutter
The Wirecutter includes lists of the best gadgets and gear for people who quickly want to know what to get.


Use these sites to learn about design and production classes, degrees, and faculty at C.O.D.

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