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16:9. Danish journal of film studies. Each issue features an article in English.

Acidemic: Journal of Film and Media. Journal and blog, based in Brooklyn, aimed at “cleansing the doors of cinematic perception.”

Acta Universitatis Sapientiae, Film and Media Studies. “The Journal of “Sapientia” Hungarian University of Transylvania…published in cooperation with De Gruyter Open. The printed and online version of papers are identical.”

Afterall, an online “journal of art, context and enquiry,” based at Central Saint Martins. Focusing “on contemporary art and its relation to a wider artistic, theoretical and social context.” Some articles relate to film and video. Began as print journal.

Alphaville: Journal of Film and Screen Media. Peer-reviewed online journal published by Film Studies at University College Cork, Ireland.

Alternate Takes. British film review site that provides two reviews of each film, one introductory and the other in-depth.

American Film. Monthly online magazine published by the American Film Institute that began as a print journal. Continued by’s American Film Blog.

American Film Blog. A continuation of the American Film Institute’s American Film magazine.

American Society of Cinematographers. Includes some articles from American Cinematographer and several blogs.

Americana: The Journal of American Popular Culture, 1900 to Present. Published by The Institute for the Study of American Popular Culture.

Animation Magazine. Trade magazine with an appeal to a more general public. Limited access.

Animation Scoop. Blog featuring news, reviews and commentary edited by animation historian and producer Jerry Beck.

Animation Studies Online Journal. Peer-reviewed journal of the Society for Animation Studies.

Antenna. Published by the Media and Cultural Studies area of the Department of Communication Arts at the University of Wisconsin–Madison; “a collectively authored media and cultural studies blog committed to timely yet careful analysis of texts, news, and events from across the popular culture spectrum.” 2009-2016.

Archives of American Television. Oral-history video interviews with American TV “legends and pioneers.”

Art of the Title. An “online resource of title sequence design, spanning the film, television, conference, and videogame industries.”

Audiovisual Thinking: The Journal of Academic Videos.  A “journal of academic videos about audiovisuality, communication and media” published by the University of Copenhagen.

Animation World Network. Site includes Animation World Magazine and VFXWorld Magazine.

Artforum. The magazine’s film section.

BBC. Website of Britain’s public service radio and television broadcaster.

BFI Screenonline The British Film Institute’s “guide to Britain’s film and TV history.”

Bright Lights Film Journal. Film journal based in Oakland, California which started out in print.

Cartoon Research. Blog compiled and edited by Jerry Beck, which “celebrates classic cartoons from all over the world – with a special emphasis on Hollywood studio animation.”

Cine-Excess eJournal. Published by Cine-Excess. the annual  international film festival and conference based in the UK. Only one issue published in 2013.

Cine-Files. Peer-reviewed journal published by the Cinema Studies Department of the Savannah College of Art and Design.

Ciné-Tracts: A Journal of Film, Communication, Culture and Politics.  Archive for journal edited by Ron Burnett, 1977-82.

CineAction. Toronto-based journal featuring “essays and reviews by film critics and scholars.” Limited access.

Cineaste. American magazine “on the art and politics of the cinema.” Limited access.

Cinema: Journal of Philosophy and the Moving Image. A refereed online  journal published by the Philosophy of Language Institute, New University of Lisbon.

Cinema Scope. Selections from the print version of the Canadian magazine, plus Cinema Scope Online, “a regularly updated web supplement to the print version.”

Cinética (English). English versions of articles selected the archives of the Brazilian online magazine.

Colloquy. Online journal publishing articles and reviews by postgraduates and early career researchers in literary and cultural studies, philosophy and related interdisciplinary fields. Monash University.

Confessions of an Aca-Fan. “The Official Weblog of Henry Jenkins,” Professor at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles.

Consciousness, Literature and the Arts. Peer-reviewed journal.

Criterion Collection Current. Video distributor’s blog that mixes publicity and essays for the company’s DVD and Blu-Ray discs.

Criticine. Online Philippine journal devoted to Southeast Asian cinema

CST Online. Online version of Critical Studies in Television, thepeer-reviewed journal of television studies, published … by Manchester University Press.”

CTHEORY. “An international peer-reviewed journal of theory, technology and culture. Articles, interviews, and key book reviews in contemporary discourse … as well as theorizations of major ‘event-scenes’ in the mediascape.”

Culture Machine. A peer-reviewed “international open-access journal of culture and theory.”

Digicult.  “An [independent] online platform that examines the impact of digital technologies and applied sciences on art, design, culture and contemporary society.”

Directors Guild of America Visual History Program. Video “interviews with directors and director’s team members discussing their careers and creative processes in film, television and other media.”

Documentary Box. A  journal “covering recent trends in making and thinking about documentaries,” 1992-2007.

e-flux. Journal concerned with “cultural, political, and structural paradigms that inform contemporary artistic production.”

Experimental Conversations “Cork Film Centre’s online journal of experimental film, art cinema and video art.”

The Fibreculture Journal. International peer-reviewed journal about “contemporary digital and networked media.”

Film and Media Studies. “An International Scientific Journal of Sapientia University [Romania].”

Film Comment. The magazine of the Film Society of Lincoln Center, featuring  “in-depth reviews and critical analysis of mainstream, art-house and avant-garde filmmaking from around the world.” Limited access.

FILM Digital Issue. “Online edition of the Danish Film Institute’s magazine FILM, issued prior to the festivals in Berlin, Cannes and Amsterdam with selected articles from the printed magazine.”

Film Fatale NYC. Film critic ReBecca Theodore-Vachon’s blog.

Film International. English-language Swedish magazine that “overs film culture as part of the broader culture, history and economy of society.”

Film-Philosophy Journal. “An open access peer-reviewed academic journal dedicated to philosophically discussing film studies, aesthetics and world cinema. Published by Edinburgh University Press.

Film Quarterly. Published by the University of California Press. Limited access.

Film Reference. Online encyclopedia with contributions by academicians.

Film Studies For Free. Reference site for film and moving image studies resources.

Filmicon: Journal of Greek Film Studies. An Athens-based “bilingual (English and Greek), peer-reviewed, open-access, online journal edited primarily by independent scholars.”

Filmlinc Daily. Film Society of Lincoln Center’s blog.

Filmmaker Magazine. Published by The Independent Filmmaker Project, whose site also contains material of interest. Limited access.

Films in Review. Online continuation of the American journal originally published by The National Board of Review, which is in the process of digitizing its “archives.”

Flow. An “online journal of television and media studies” published by the Department of Radio, Television, and Film at the University of Texas at Austin.

Forget the Film, Watch the Titles. An “online resource dedicated to film title design.”

fps. Canadian animation journal; no longer published.

fxguide. American online special effects magazine.

Frames Cinema Journal.  Online publication of the Film Studies Department at the University of St Andrews, Scotland, on film, media and screen studies.  Autumn issue publishes work by members of the British Association of Film, Television and Screen Studies (BAFTSS).

Framework: The Journal of Cinema and Media. Peer-reviewed journal published by Wayne State University Press covering “theoretical approaches to literature, film, the visual arts, and related media.”

Hollywood Reporter. Entertainment industry trade publication (limited access).

Homo Felix: The International Journal of Animated Film. The online version of English-language journal published in Slovakia, which focuses on the “Visegrad region … Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia,” though it also includes international coverage. First published in  Slovakian, in English starting in 2014.

IFC: Independent.“Film & Music magazines featuring exclusive in-depth Q&A interviews with celebrated iconic figures in film and music, and key players in the independent and mainstream film, music and TV communities.” Online version.

Image Online. The first 47 years of the George Eastman House’s journal of photography and film, 1952-1997.

Images: A Journal of Film and Popular Culture. Published out of Raymore, Missouri.

Incite: journal of experimental media. “Dedicated to the discourse, culture, and community of experimental film, video, and new media.” 2008-11.

Independent Film Quarterly. News, reviews and interviews about independent films. Limited access.

Independent Filmmaker Project. American membership organization that “fosters the development, production and promotion of … feature and documentary films.” Publisher of Filmmaker Magazine.

Indie Outlook.  “Film critic Matt Fagerholm [and others highlight] the latest and greatest in independent cinema.”

Indiewire. A “news, information, and networking site for independent-minded filmmakers, the industry and moviegoers alike.”

InMedia: The French Journal of Media and Media Representations in the English-Speaking World.  “The journal focuses on the press, photography, painting, cinema, television, video games, music, radio and the Internet among other fields of study.”

Intensities: The Journal of Cult Media. Online, refereed journal based at Brunel University that “addresses all aspects of cult media” from TV and film to anime and manga.

J.B. Kaufman. Blog by film historian with special interest in Walt Disney, American silent film and Max Steiner.

John Canemaker’s Animated Eye. Blog by the animation filmmaker/educator/historian.

Journal of e-Media Studies. A “peer-reviewed, on-line journal dedicated to the scholarly study of the history and theory of electronic media, especially Television and New Media,” published by the Dartmouth College Library.

Journal of Religion & Film. “A peer reviewed journal which is committed to the study of connections between the medium of film and the phenomena of religion” and hosted by the University of Nebraska, Omaha.

Jump Cut: A Review of Contemporary Media. Online journal  which “publishes material on film, television, video, new media, and related media and cultural analysis.” Formerly a print publication.

Just TV. Blog by Middlebury College Professor of American Studies and Film & Media Culture Jason Mittell on television. Film Salon. British online film journal.

Kinema: A Journal for Film and Audiovisual Media. Online version of the University of Waterloo print journal on the “history, theory and aesthetics of film and audiovisual media from an international perspective.” English and French.

KinoKultura: New Russian Cinema. Peer-review journal “on contemporary Russian visual culture, especially cinema.” Hosted by the Watershed Media Centre in Bristol. Darcy Paquet’s site which aims to provide a “comprehensive introduction to Korean cinema.”

Leonard Maltin. Film critic and historian Leonard Maltin’s blog featuring reviews of mostly new movies.

Los Angeles Times: TV. Paper’s Television section.

Los Angeles Times: Movies. Paper’s Movies section.

Limina: A Journal of Historical and Cultural studies. “A refereed academic journal of historical and cultural studies based in the Discipline of History at The University of Western Australia.”

LOLA. Film journal edited by Australian film critics Adrian Martin and Girish Shambu.

M/C  — A Journal of Media and Culture. Australian website devoted to “analysing and critiquing the meeting of media and culture” that includes three journals: M/C Journal, M/C Reviews and M/Cyclopedia of New Media.

Matte Shot — A Tribute to Golden Era Special FX.  Auckland, New Zealand-based blog “intended primarily as a tribute to the inventiveness and ingenuity of the craft of the matte painter during Hollywood’s Golden Era.”

Media Fields Journal: Critical Explorations in Media and Space. Online journal of the “Media Fields research collective formed at the University of California, Santa Barbara in 2007 to advance scholarship on the spatial aspects of a range of media forms, including film, television, radio, and digital media.”

MediaCommonsPress. “An in-development feature of MediaCommons, promoting the digital publication of texts in the field of media studies, ranging from article-to monograph-length.”

Mediascape: UCLA’s Journal of Cinema and Media Studies. Attempts to provide “an interdisciplinary approach to visual cultural studies.”

Michael Historian Michael Barrier’s blog about animated films, comic books and comic strips.

Midnight Eye: Visions of Japanese Cinema. English-language online Dutch site “intended to spread knowledge and appreciation of Japanese cinema.” 2001-2015.

Movie: A Journal of Film Criticism. Peer-reviewed journal, published as a joint venture between the Universities of Warwick, Reading, and Oxford, and successor to Movie, the print journal that was edited by Ian A. Cameron.

MovieMaker Magazine. Independent film magazine devoted to the art and business of making movies.

MovieScope: Film & TV Drama from Development to Release. British trade publication which tries “cover the process and business of international movie making from an insider’s P.O.V.”

Moving Image Source. New York’s Museum of the Moving Image website that includes “Articles on film, television, and digital media by leading critics and scholars,” as well as a gateway to “online resources related to film, television, and digital media.”  Co-presented by Reverse Shot. – the Movie Review Query Engine.  Site which claims to have links to over 100,000 “published and available reviews, news, interviews, and other materials associated with specific movies.”

Museum of Modern Art Inside/Out. Museum blog that included program notes for film screenings. Production ceased after seven years on September 19, 2016, as  staff’s energies were diverted to the new MoMA publication, Medium.

NECSUS: European Journal of Media Studies. An interdisciplinary “peer reviewed journal of media studies connected to NECS (European Network for Cinema and Media Studies) and published by Amsterdam University Press.”

Networking Knowledge: Journal of the MeCCSA Post-Graduate Network.  MeCCSA (Media, Communication and Cultural Studies Association)  “is the subject association for the field of media, communication and cultural studies in UK Higher Education.”

NPR. National Public Radio network website.

Observations on Film Art. Blog on film history and theory by Kristin Thompson and David Bordwell. Site also includes extracts from some of their books.

Offscreen. Canadian film journal with special emphasis on local filmmaking, especially in Montreal, but within an international context.

Only the Cinema. Ed Howard’s blog focusing on film critiques.

Other Voices. “An independent … electronic journal of cultural criticism published at the University of Pennsylvania.” 1997-2007.

p.o.v. English-language Danish journal of film studies, 1996-2009.

Participations. “An on-line Journal devoted to… audience and reception studies.”

Point of View (POV). Quarterly magazine founded in 1990 by the Documentary Organization of Canada, it became a separate nonprofit in 2010 and deals with documentary culture. Limited access to journal. Also, blog.

Post. Postproduction trade journal.

Post Identity. Refereed humanities journal published in partnership with the University of Michigan’s Scholarly Publishing Office. 1997-2007.

PsyArt Journal. A peer-reviewed journal. Volumes 1-17 (1997-2015) archived by the University of Florida library.

Refractory: a Journal of Entertainment Media. A “peer-reviewed, e-journal that explores the diverging and intersecting aspects of current and past entertainment media … published by the Screen Studies Program, School of Culture and Communication, University of Melbourne.”

Reverse Shot.  A publication of the Museum of the Moving Image, formerly an independent journal until September 2014.

Revue LISA / LISA e-journal. French bilingual journal dealing with  “cultural studies, literature, philosophy or the history of ideas, the visual arts, music, media studies, sociology, history and anthropology within the English-speaking world.”

Rhizomes: Cultural Studies in Emerging Knowledge. “Independent peer-reviewed online journal.” Site which started as home for reviews and commentary by the late Chicago film critic Roger Ebert, but now includes the writings of a host of other critics.

Rouge. Australian online journal of film history and theory, 2003-2009.

Scan: Journal of Media Arts and Culture. “An online journal, magazine and gallery, devoted to the media arts and culture, hosted by the Department of Media, Music, Communication and Cultural Studies at Macquarie University, Sydney.” Began as print journal.

Scope. Online journal of film & TV studies published by the Department of Culture, Film and Media, University of Nottingham, UK.

Screen. “Journal of academic film and television studies” published by Oxford University Press. Limited access.

Screen India. Entertainment section of weekly magazine’s online edition featuring, news and reviews of Bollywood, Hollywood and regional movies and TV.

Screen International/ScreenDaily. British trade journal focusing on “covering the international film markets.” Limited access.

Screen Machine. “A left wing online film magazine.”

Screening the Past. A “refereed, electronic journal of screen history.” Older issues archived at La Trobe University, which still supports it. “A [British] peer-reviewed online publication of practice research in film and screen media,”

Senses of Cinema. Australian “online journal devoted to the serious and eclectic discussion of cinema.” Supported in part by RMIT University.

Shadow and Act. A site whose aim is to “comprehensively cover black filmmaking/filmmakers globally.” Older posts are found on Indiewire.

The Sheila Variations. Blog by film critic, essayist, playwright and actor Sheila O’Mailley.

Sight and Sound. British Film Institute’s “international film magazine.” Limited access.

Static Mass Emporium: The Essence of Film.   “An independent film journal based in the UK” focusing on “research grounded in film history and theory, the philosophy of film and not least modern cinema.”

Skwigly Animation Magazine. British online magazine that presents “news and views on all aspects of animation.”

Smithsonian Magazine Music & Film and Arts & Culture Video. Online version of the journal of the Smithsonian Institution.

SYNOPTIQUE. Peer-reviewed journal of “film and moving image studies” edited by graduate students of Concordia University’s Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema.

Transformative Works and Cultures.  A “peer-reviewed journal published by the Organization for Transformative Works [which] publishes articles about transformative works, broadly conceived; articles about media studies; and articles about the fan community.”

TV Worth Watching. News and reviews about what’s on American television.

UCLA Film & Television Archive. Specifically includes its Archive Blog and Archive Direcotr, Jan-Christopher Horak’s Archival Spaces: Memory, Image, History blog.

Undercurrent. “A magazine of and on film criticism” published by the International Federation of Film Critics (FIPRESCI).

Variety. The famed entertainment industry trade publication (limited access).

Vectors. Online, peer-reviewed, multimedia journal focusing on the  “intersection of culture, creativity, and technology …realized in multimedia.” 2005-13.

Vertigo Magazine. Published by London’s Close-Up Film Centre. 1993-2012.

VIEW: Journal of European Television History and Culture. A “peer-reviewed, multi-media and open access e-journal.”

Views Reviews Interviews: Journal of Cinema and Cultural Theory.  Indian online journal. 1999.

Web Otaku USA.  “The online component of Otaku USA magazine,” which covers “manga, anime, videogames and Japanese pop culture … from an American point of view.”

Who’s Who of Victorian Cinema. “A guide to over 300 leading figures in Victorian cinema, defined as filmmaking in its broadest sense from the first glimmerings in the 1870s to the death of Queen Victoria in January 1901.” Edited by Stephen Herbert and Luke McKernan and is “based on the book  … published by the British Film Institute in 1996.”

Wide Screen: A Peer-Reviewed Open-Access Journal. UK journal. 2009-2014.

Women and Hollywood. A site designed to educate, advocate and agitate “for gender parity across the entertainment industry.” Older posts are found on Indiewire.

World Picture. Interdisciplinary journal.

Zippy Frames. An “an animation portal that promotes European and independent animation.” Focus on feature films and independent short films.