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Film Studies

Welcome to the Film Studies subject guide

clapper board and filmThis guide has been compiled by your specialist Subject Liaison Librarian and provides guidance relating to resources for Film Studies.

UCL Library Services provides access to a wealth of online and print materials relating to the study of the history and theory of film and cinema, in the form of books, journals, and audio visual materials.

Use the menu on the left to view what's available, including print and online materials, film streaming platforms, how-to videos, online chat and details of further training available through LibrarySkills@UCL.

If you have any questions then please don't hesitate to get in touch.

Library essentials for staff and students 2020-21

Our libraries are open and we are providing a full service around the clock online as well as on-campus access to study spaces, books and other services. However, some of our services might be subject to change as we follow government guidance. Please consult our current information page for up-to-date news.

Subject Collections

The Film Studies books are located in the UCL Main Library and cover the philosophy of film, film in society, the industry and its economics, technical aspects, film genres, and film history.

The Library also provides access to a huge range of online resources such as e-books and e-journals, newspaper archives, films and documentaries for streaming, and more.

Use Explore, the library's online catalogue, to search the collections.

Key resources include: