Resources

Film at Penn

Film Culture Program
Gregory College House's film program.
International House
Campus film venue with an indie focus.
Kelly Writer's House
Unique on-campus hub for writers & artists.
Wharton Media & Entertainment Club
Entertainment-related careers.
The Moviegoer
Contemporary film outside of the classroom.
Penn Video Network
Campus cable system & movie channels.
VCat
Penn Library Video Catalog.
SPEC Film Society
Brings movies to campus.

Film in Philadelphia

The Bridge: Cinema De Lux
Upscale on-campus movie theater.
Ritz Film Bill
Philadelphia chain of indie theaters.
Philadelphia Film Festival
Official site of the Philadelphia Film Society.
Secret Cinema
Private film archive.
Greater Philadelphia Film Office
Oversees & encourages film production in the area.
Philadelphia Lesbian & Gay Film Festival
Premier presenter of GLBT film on the East Coast.
Scribe Video Center
Video training and production facilities.

Greater Philadelphia Student Film Festival
Bringing together student filmmakers in Philadelphia

Film Theory and Criticism

Movie Review Query Engine
Search massive archives of film reviews.
Rotten Tomatoes
Movie review summaries & articles.
Film Comment Magazine
Smart movie magazine.
Senses of Cinema
Online film journal.
Gerard Peary
Online film critic.
Roger Ebert
Film critic for television & Chicago Sun-Times.
Slant Magazine
Non-commercial entertainment web site.
Sight and Sound
Film discussion magazine.
American Film Institute
Preeminent national film organization.
Metaphilm
Online film interpretation.

Alex Fung's Awards Page
Comprehensive listing of film awards.

Industry & Professional Information

William Morris Agency
International talent & literary agency.
Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences
National film organization.
Writers Guild of America
National guild for professional writers.
Creative Planet Communities
Professional production online community.
Indiewire
Community of independent filmmakers.
Director's Guild of America
Professional guild for directors.

 

Graduate Programs

NYU
Private university based in New York City.
USC
Private university based in Southern California.
Temple University
Public university based in Philadelphia, PA.
UCLA
Public university based in Los Angeles, CA.

Film News

The Hollywood Reporter
Entertainment trade magazine.
Entertainment Weekly
Consumer entertainment magazine.
Au Cinema
All things related to foreign cinema.
 

Box Office Data & Statistics

Box Office Guru
Box office tracking web site.
Box Office Mojo
Studio box office reporting service.

Gossip & Miscellaneous

Film Threat
Focused on independent & underground film.
Ain't It Cool News
Movie gossip & news site.
Cinescape News
Entertainment news site.

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