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Huston School of Film & Digital Media: Useful Websites

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Useful Websites and Resources for Film & Digital Media

Irish Film Board (Bord Scanán na hÉireann) -  is Ireland’s national film agency and major film funding body. It provides funds for the development and production of Irish film, television drama, documentary and animation.

Irish Film Institute (IFI) -  (formerly the Irish Film Centre), is both an arthouse cinema and a national body that supports Irish Film heritage. It maintains an archive of Irish films and provides education in film culture.

Irish Film & TV Research OnlineIrish Film & TV Research Online is a website designed to bring together the research material relating to Irish-made cinema and television as well as to Irish-themed audio-visual representations produced outside of Ireland. It also incorporates historically important silent films made in Ireland and provides an insight into the official response to foreign cinema in Ireland. It incorporates three searchable databases: Irish Film & Television Index 1896-2006; Irish Silent Films 1910-15; and Irish Film Censors' reports, 1923-1938. The project is based in the School of Creative Arts, Trinity College Dublin 

British Film Institute (BFI) - The British Film Institute (BFI) founded in 1933, is a film and charitable organisation which promotes and preserves filmmaking and television in the United Kingdom.

American Film Institute (AMI) - is an American film organization that educates filmmakers and honors the heritage of the motion picture arts in the United States.  The AFI Archive includes an authoritative record of the first 100 years of American film.

European Film Academy (EFA) - Founded in 1988, the European Film Academy now unites more than 3,000 European film professionals with the common aim of promoting Europe’s film culture.

Filmbase - Founded in 1986 as a members’s-led organisation, Filmbase has supported thousands of Irish filmmakers over the years through their range of services including training, access to film funding award schemes, equipment hire

Film Ireland - As Ireland’s only dedicated film magazine, Film Ireland magazine provides a fantastic archive of information on Irish film over the last two and a half decades.

IMDb - a searchable database of more than 185 million data items including more than 4 million movies, TV and entertainment programs and more than 6 million cast and crew members.

CinemaSpot - Is a free information resource center for top movie related resources on the Web